Clipping Error discuss what Bethesda could announce at E3 2015 for last-gen consoles. In light of Fallout 4 being current-gen only, Clipping Error debate what might work for the company as a release for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.
I think it was inevitable as the new games are simply too strong for the last generation without compromising the vision of the game. Look at Dying Light as an example. They had an Xbox 360 and a PS 3 version planned well into development, and decided they could not make it go without limiting their vision for the game as the technology could not let them do what they had planned, so they eliminated it. There were many titles for the PS3 and Xbox One that went to the PS3 and Xbox 360 but after the first year and a half it became less and less common.
At least it's on current gen consoles. Then you get games like XCOM 2 which aren't even hitting PS4/Xbox One... the bastards... But yes, being almost two years into the new consoles' life cycles, it's only natural that games migrate to the new platforms. The only thing keeping development for them afloat at this point is their huge install base. We'll see development paths split for them at this point, with simpler games hitting the old consoles, and AAAs being targeted at current generations and PC exclusively.
Well XCOM is most loved on the PC so it makes sense that XCOM 2 will be PC exclusive. That said I would be shocked if it didn't come out on console sometime down the road. On topic however I think it's a good thing a ton of the games we are getting now dropped the last gen versions. I mean when you think about how well this console generation is doing in terms of sales it makes leaving the old consoles behind a bit easier. I mean larger install base will equal better sales and since this gen is so ahead of what people thought it would be in sales I think Devs are finding it easier to just leave last gen behind.
I still think they announce F4 for last gen. It will release at a letter date and use the old engine.
Last-gen is over, it's time to move on.
Finally. Glad this is happening.
agree! I was hoping for some time now for devs to do this!! game will be better optimized and it saves precious time, games already takes longer to make nowdays!!
Why is this even a thing? It is 2015 last gen was years ago and it had a long life. Devs should push for next gen rather than making everything worse for current gen and stagnating things. Oh and screw HD ports of 2 year old games while we are at it.
My friend just got a ps4, he never had a ps3 so he never got to play TLOU, Uncharted or God of War. You dont have to buy remasters.
If your friend was really, really serious about playing those games why did he hold out? and for what is would cost to buy the remasters of those games you could prob by a pre-owned ps3 and get even more games for cheaper.
I'm just kind of serious about playing those games, so I'll be picking up the uncharted collection (for 60$ I'm guessing), no need to get an older console to take up space (and easily cost over 150$) just to play a few games.
As a first time playstation owner I'm glad some of the better games I never got to are making it on to next-gen, I understand the frustration, but there are plenty of other games to play too. Can't wait to go through uncharted in preparation for 4.
Yea this gen is already 2 years in almost. Time to upgrade or be content with buying older software
I think last-gen has been a torn in the foot of current gen for too long. We are only starting to see real "next-gen" game with The Witcher 3 and Batman. I'm glad a lot of upcomming games are current gen only.
A lot of last gen games look better graphically than Fallout 4...
Dude right now you're just shouting from the top of the train a lot of people are on, the "Fallout 4 has shit graphics" train to nowhere. You don't believe it but because the sheeple are bleating it right now, so are you. Look at this, confirmed to be IN GAME, and tell me this looks like something the old gen could pull off: http://www.ign.com/images/g...
Now name all the open world games as expansive and full of content that graphically look better than Fallout 4 on last gen or any gen. I'll wait for your response. Feel free to PM.
Looking at that screen shot and not taking into account how the game looks in motion (which I consider to be a big thing)... I would say Rage (that ID open world game that everyone forgot a week after it came out) looks as good. it's not the better game, don't get me wrong... just looking purely at that screen shot and shots of what rage looked like. they were not that far off. Personally I think Fallout looks "next gen" enough when I see it in stills... it's seeing it in motion that puts a damper on it and that is in part to the stiff looking character animations and that dog that looks like it's straight out of COD ghosts.
I don't think the PS3, Xbox 360 can handle it, best to upgrade anyways
What is it? A current gen game. There was nothing wrong with cross gen when this gen came out to build a library and then ease the old gen out but even I'm in agreement, it's time to put the old behind us. They will still be viable with all the indie titles coming out but for major games they need to move on.
once call of duty go's next gen only the masses will follow. if cod is on last gen with bo3 then they have that.
Who really cares about the 360 and PS3, i need to know whats happening with the SNES version.
Yeah, last gen is holding this gen back. Time to move on and explore the potential of PS4 and Xbone.
Last gen has plenty of games. With the exception of sports games or games that aren't graphically demanding devs need to leave it behind.
Nothing, why hold them all back!
Nothing that I care to buy that's for sure. Last gens 2 years old. Let it die. Has it not been holding games back long enough? Don't tell me you're too poor. If you can't save $20 every two weeks or not buy 5 games then you might have a budgeting problem. I won't sell my old consoles and games as I do turn them on from time to time but I won't be ignorant to the fact that new games won't run on these systems and people asking, no demanding, for such need to get real.
Fallout 3 and New Vegas, oh and Skyrim too. That should be enough.
The only thing left on my last get console is all the games I bought off of marketplace that didnt transfer over to my X1.....
Agreed. Give me a port of Full House Poker on XB1 and I will gladly throw my Xbox360 in a heaping pile of garbage and/or retire it to the cottage.
As an owner of X1 & Xbox 360 still...I don't mind the 360 moving on to greener pastures. There are still great games that I play solely on it, and I'm very unlikely to ever pick up a game on 360 again if I know it is also coming to X1.
This just in: If you can't afford a new console, maybe you should get something called a job. And if you already have a job, maybe you should get a part time job. And if you're too lazy to do either, maybe you should find a different hobby. :^)
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