Ubisoft concluded that it loves PC, so it will be interesting to see what the company will do with its future PC releases.
it is true.
I thought the Xbox one x was the lead platform for innovation and more people realize how superior Xbox one x is over every other gaming platform. Xbox one x can do true 4k so it's amazing. Sarcasm
No that's the ps4 best console ever, even makes you breakfast, it also knows how to drive so it can take you to and from work.
That mostly just fanboys either way. The truth is the two midgen consoles have CPUs that really limit their fire power compared their PC counterparts. And they aren't supposed to have super expensive componets. They are supposed to be devices that allow you to play games without the heavy investment that a PC can require. The question is what is worth it to you. I mean the base consoles and the Switch are obvious better propositions to even the Pro and X for most gamers.
Xbox is a platform that can be found on pc and console
Anyone that considers themselves to be a serious gamer and considers it as one of their main hobbies/passions should buy and own a good gaming PC. It is like people that love cars and only aspire to own a diesel hatchback. I would argue you probably don't love them that much then. If you really love cars you'll at least try and own a vehicle at some point in your life that can fulfill your love for entertaining cars. Even if it costs more than you would like, you tend to stretch to get it! PC is the same. It's definitely worth it.
Of course!! Facts !! Can't wait for the new GPUs
I can't wait to be able to afford even the current GPUs. Have you seen the insanity on pricing lately? Sometimes you're better off buying a whole prebuilt system with a card you want, even if you're just going to pull the card out of it and stick it into your build. It's downright loopy.
Theres been a recent surge in prices due to cryptocurrency crap I believe. Its better to wait right now then to spend the money on a new gpu.
@eatcrow I have a friend that confirms this. He said he could sell his 1080ti right now used for $300 more than he paid for it new.
Ram and GPU is twice the price it normally is because of mining and short supply which sucks ass.
Just sucks that right now the GPU and RAM prices have exploded. Mining has driven prices to rise by as much as double or even triple for GPUs. People are selling Vega 64 for over $1200 when they retail for $600. My 390 which I bought 3 years ago for $300 is now worth more than $400. RAM is crazy too due to a RAM 'shortage'. I bought 32 GB DDR4 RAM for $160 3 years ago, same exact RAM is now worth $400. Used to be that building your PC was cheaper but its now pre built that is cheaper. I was planning on waiting until Black Friday to upgrade GPU but looks like I have to next GPU at launch just to avoid markups.
AMD perhaps but NVIDIA cards are available at RRP (which are better performing in games anyway), but yeah RAM shortages have been a b****, used to be a dead cheap component for a quick upgrade but not anymore with everyone after DDR4. I’d still argue it’s cheaper to build your own and hand pick your parts though, especially if you’re willing to do some searching around for deals and building yourself is an enjoyable process (if you like that sort of thing).
Nope, we are fkd on both fronts, all we can do is pray for some form of government self regulation when it comes to this cryptocancer bs, gpu prices have never been this bad, the gtx 1060 for example is selling for almost triple its original price
AMD and nvidia card prices are sky high atm. There was an article on the cryptocurrency BS on PC Gamer and what it's doing to the price of components currently. http://www.pcgamer.com/its-... Not the best time to think about upgrading your PC.
Wow that's crazy that part prices are so high. I upgraded to a ASUS 1080Ti STRIX card in 2017 and now that same card at newegg is more than twice the price I paid less than 1 year ago.
Yeah, hopefully this madness will end soon. It's crazy to think that I got my MSI GTX 1070 for only $370, but lately the prices are way above that.
Same, I bought a RX 480 for the purpose of mining on my old PC. This was before it really exploded in popularity, I paid $200 for it. 6 months later they were all out of stock, and people were selling them for $400-$500. Maybe I'm missing something, but increased demand should be a good thing. I'm sure it caught the manufacturers off guard at first, but hasn't enough time passed to where they can increase production to meet demand? Which would stabilize the prices, no? I fail to see how crypto mining is to "blame" for this. That would be like blaming the Switch shortage on consumer demand. Yeah, it sucked at first, but Nintendo sorted it out. I don't see why GPU makers can't do the same.
The problem is the supposed volatility of the cryptocurrencies, and the lead time in ramping up production of GPUs. I've seen it stated that if a decision is made to increase production of a particular GPU, it'd be at least 3 months (potentially a lot longer) and a heap of expense to ramp up production. If the mining bubble bursts in that time then it would be a very costly mistake.
I want a major upgrade to what we have now. There needs to be more focus on simulation, physics etc. Then more ram for x2-4 ultra textures.
Actions speak louder than words Ubisoft.
Agreed. They're probably buttering us up for the exclusive delay of their next multiplat game on PC while other platforms get their release on time. Whatever the case, we'll be getting another bug-ridden, poorly-optimized crap of a console port. Ubisoft haven't cared about PC for a very very long time. I have absolutely zero belief in this sudden change of heart. They can go fuck themselves.
Badly optimized ports aside, my real issue is that the overall quality of Ubisoft games has dropped into gutter after AC:Brotherhood. Black Flag gave me some hope with its gameplay, but i simply can't compare it to the story of Ezio trilogy. That ofc includes other IP-s published/made by Ubisoft.
it has always been that way and it will never change without PC there is no console but without console, PC will always be there
a little bit of truth: i got a highend pc rig. i got a ps4pro. which one do i use more for gaming? yep, ps4pro wins. by a long shot. gaming on pc is inconvenient compared to a ps4 console which is residing in front of my bed where the huge tv stands. pc is nice, but it can not match the experience of a console. besides, last year there were only 2 games i played on the pc: ark survival evolved and xcom2. everything else is on the convenient ps4. and most important factor for preferring the ps4: the gfx prowess of my pc rig is breathtaking. but when the games are not getting better themselves, there is no graphics power that can bind me. and there is no reason to play games on the pc.
Except for the whole 120fps vs 30fps lol. Also pc is just as convenient, if you know how to use it, customize the experience to how you want.
I have a PC and a PS4, and I have used PS4's controller on my PC more than 20 times the amount I have used it on the PS4. And that is apart from the other games I play that aren't suited for a controller, like CSGO or Warhammer.
So how is it possible that I can play PC games on the tv sitting on a sofa? With mods the game improves dramatically. You have no idea what you are talking about
cool but you could have done this as well https://imgur.com/RaT4tNy and please you sound mindset on the PS4 being your main platform over PC and all I can do is laugh at your retarded comment
Really? Because there were plenty of games I played last year on PC and my rig probably isn't as powerful as yours (1070 with an i7 4770k. I'm still using DDR3 RAM). Divinity Original Sin II is one of the best games I've played in a long, long time, easily one of the best RPGs of last year (and I say this fully knowing that Nier Automata, Persona 5, and Xenoblade 2 came out, of which I am a massive fan of all three). Battlechasers: Nightwar was also really great. Ark is a really strong contender, PUBG is... well, it's PUBG. I played through every single Ys game on Steam in 2017 in between playing Zelda Breath of the Wild and Disgaea 5, so there were some more. Oh, and 20XX was also really good, especially for its price. I plugged a Bluetooth adapter into my PC and all I have to do is press the PS button on my DS4 to switch my display monitor and bring up Steam on my television rather than monitor. It took basically no time to do this, lol, but hey, maybe that kind of convenience isn't for everyone. Plus, modding. I mean, I do like to spend a little time tinkering with things to have the best possible experience after work, and I'm looking forward to doing so with FFXV too. You can have your preferences and your opinion, but I'm extremely familiar with PC gaming so your, "Little bit of truth" sounds like the ramblings of someone who doesn't know what they're doing (which if that's the case you can ask questions and I'll help you) or you're making an appeal to ignorance, hoping that other people who are equally lacking in knowledge will come by and support you.
I have most consoles and PCs are better by far in terms of control ,graphics and stable frame rates but I do enjoy console gaming
My build with 2 680's and an i5, that I built about 5 years ago, still runs even the high-end games I throw at it fairly well.
Its amazing what you can do on a platform without restrictions.
Well that is not new news, most should or already know this.
It’s true. Now UBisoft give us Prince of Persia exclusive for PC:) then I believe!!
True, PC is the most powerful platform. No questions there. But many people don't have the money to build a $2000-$3000 gaming rig to enjoy the latest and the greatest.
You don't need to spend anywhere near that much money to do that. Once you have a PC you can just upgrade the individual components, you don't have to buy the entire system each time like console gamers do.
I built a pc 5 years ago. While it was fairly on the high-end of the time, with a top-tier i5, two GTX680s, and 32gigs of ram ... the thing only cost me about $1300. That thing is playing the latest and greatest, usually at high settings, and still keeping at the 60fps marks. I built something 5 years ago that still outperforms the PS4s of today, and at a little more than half of that $2000 (let alone 3 grand), mark that you threw out there. Before the crypto boom that skyrocketed the cost of GPUs, you could have built something below a grand that would run circles around the Xbox One. And that's including a nice case, mouse and keyboard, and the operating system.
I 'm sure you have. I mean, you can build a PC for $20 that outperforms the PS4 and games are only like 5 cents on PC/ sarcasm. If a 5 year old PC that for $1200 than (could be what now? $500 for that?) Than why is it that the latest video cards are around $600-$1000? Sure you might not need it to play games. You can buy older ones for less. But I did say; latest and greatest. Meaning 4K gaming with at least 60fps. Can your 5 year old PC do that? I highly doubt it.
"I 'm sure you have. I mean, you can build a PC for $20 that outperforms the PS4 and games are only like 5 cents on PC/ sarcasm." Not 20 ... but definitely for 900. And as for the 4k/60, when the most powerful console on the market - Xbox One - can say the same, outside a handful of racing games, lower-end indie titles, and the odd 3rd party title, then let me know. Until then I'll remind you that "4k/60fps" is littered with checkerboarding, adaptive resolution, games locked at 30fps, and settings that fluctuate between medium and ultra, depending on the title. The Xbox One is, for all intent and purpose, a 1440p machine that sells itself on 4k, because it can sometimes do it, or at least give a low-end example of it depending on the title. And yes, that's really not much better than my PC. High-end games I play at 1080p, and I can usually hit high settings and at an average of 60fps. I had a bit of trouble there with Mankind Divided, and Rise of the Tomb Raider, admittedly. Something a couple years older, I am normally playing at 1440p. Hell, I am playing the original Risen, right now, at 4k/100fps. I guess that means I have a 4k/100fps machine, being that I have that I have a title that can say that, right? You also don't need the ultra high-end cards in order to run laps around even the Xbox One. Just saying. And again ... those prices are now skewed, thanks to the crypto boom. As for my PC, I've actually had offers for around $750 for the thing, being that it's still a very capable, console alternative, that's pre-built and overclocked ... not that that really had anything to do with anything. Don't question me when it comes to my own machine. I use it everyday, and I know the experience I get out of it.
Everyone knows PC is the most powerful platform, if you have the money for high end. We also know that innovation is not dependent on which platform you use, but by the creative minds behind a game.
WHAT!!!! Paint is wet?!?
Did you mean water? Paint is dry for the vast majority of the time it exists....
Not in the can
100% true I was always a console guy. Still am but have slowly transitioned to PC gaming. I buy most 3rd party games on PC. With PS4 and Switch for exclusives. But I still get 3rd party titles on PS4 if they are in a sale or if friends have a certain game on PS4. People need to stop thinking that owning a PC is expensive. In the long run it's probably cheaper than consoles. Just last week I built a PC out of spare parts and cheap used components. The only part that was new was the thermal paste and a GTX 1060. GTX 1060 3GB £180 8GB (2x 4GB) £25 500GB HDD (£7) Case (scrap) (Free) PSU 500w (Free) AM3+ Mobo (£25) FX 4130 (£25) CPU Cooler (£5) Thermal Paste (£1) Windows 10 key (£10) Total price £278 Only game that has had the odd performance issue is PUBG dropping down to the high 40s at times. Everything else like Fallout 4, GTA 5, Skyrim, Fortnite, Division ect has been 60FPS 1080p. Plus this PC gets access to Microsoft 1st and 2nd party titles. As well as older consoles emulation as well as 20+ years of PC exclusives. All for about £30 more than a PS4 Slim and a Xbox One S RRP price.
So why they make more money on PS4 and Xbox One then PC?
WoW Ubisoft! If Ubisoft loves PC gaming as much as they say, does it mean no more console game ports 😎
From a hardware and features standpoint, very much so. But I wouldn't be much of a gamer if I passed on all the great exclusives on consoles either. I wish I could play them all on my PC so I wouldn't need to buy consoles, but that's just wishful thinking. Tbf though, some of the exclusives on console look as good, or even better than most PC games, at least in the case of Sony.
PC is lifestyle not just platform, once u get PC u never go back
So why do you not optimise your games for PC then?
Well, sure, but that's hardly an unknown concept. I prefer consoles for the comfort factor, and I find Steam almost presents me with too many choices. Still, I've noticed that companies get away with charging more on console services for games than they do on Steam. WTF? Also, I just like having the option to play some Steam exclusives, or when the console version is toned down, like with Unepic, I'll just get it on Steam. That and there are way more Humble Bundle deals for Steam games.
Why limit yourself to something enclosed when you can go PC all the way and do all the things, consoles are great for exclusives, at least as long as they stay exclusives but other than that i don't see the point.
You mean innovation as in even more excessive and BS DRM's from you ubi? How did Origins perform with it's 4 different DRM's? Like shit from what I've seen. Until Ubi stop punishing legit PC players with ever more atrocious DRM, their words mean less than nothing
So Ubisoft equates performance capability as innovation? Based on how often people complain about their poor optimization of games, maybe they should try to work on innovating more.
We all know how superior the PC is and will always be... but is it convenient? I have a wife and a 2 years daughter who like to hold the other joystick when i'm playing Gran Turismo or Tekken right next to me in the couch, how do you translate that experience to the PC? PC it's powerful and all that but the consoles are also powerful less powerful but powerful and the biggest thing is the convenience and quality exclusives especially in the case of PS4.
Talking about stating the obvious :)
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