The point of the PS4Pro is to play Sony exclusive games in 4k or close to 4k HDR. Unless Xbox One S now plays Sony exclusive games as well, there is nothing redundant about it.
You do get that most folks dont have a 4k tv that is HDR capable yet. The reality is that Microsoft didnt make a big enough deal about HDR 4k right now. When the Scorpio drops it will be a huge deal for the games, but right now it isnt. Thats a problem that Sony is running into when talking about the PS4Pro right now as well.
The difference is that by putting a sticker on the box it becomes a feature that stands out enough that it needs to be reviewed. The PS4Pro is being b...
I feel Sony has done a standout job of making their platform relevant no matter what their competitor does and if you own a decent PC their is no reason to bother with the X1 this generation. For me its a question of if Nintendo can make themselves relevant to people that arent Nintendo fans. They manage to convince me to buy a WiiU for Xenoblade Chronicles X and a few other titles and I am not a Nintendo person. I am a fan of amazing games and Nintendo had them. Can they do the same with the...
The Wii was a home console that created its own market. So much so, that it ended up being Nintendo's undoing in a lot of ways with the WiiU. If an idea is unique enough and can resonate strongly with enough people it can create its own market. That is one of the most basic concepts in marketing. There is no such thing as a true "fixed market" or "set market". The market is ever shifting and it is up to companies to either figure out where the market will be next, a ta...
No one would fund Bayonetta but Nintendo. Be glad there is even a sequel around at all. If you are that hard up for a PC version, wait a few years until the WiiU emulator on PC works. Of course, buy the game now to offer what support you can for Platinum,
Hideo was a complete D to David Hayter, so should we not buy anything from him either. Stop behaving like a child and realize their is more to the story than just one side.
So many emotions all at once. I almost forgot how good gaming experiences can be.
Sure, but that isnt a good thing. Because devs will be porting from the weaker console. Same way they did with games from the PS2 to the Original Xbox or from the 360 to the PS3, so we didnt get to see the true potential of what most games could have been if they had started out being developed on the more powerful console.
The biggest advantage for Microsoft is that 4k tvs will be in a lot more homes by then. So they want have to convince people 4K is the way to go.
Yes one year later Microsoft is set to release a more power console. ONE YEAR later. If they where coming out this November at the same price, than that would be something to celebrate. Instead you are talking about a console that is releasing ONE YEAR from now.
Well Polygon is a joke in general.
If you think the specs of the Scorpio is enough for a real game to be in Native 4k you are sadly mistaken. Even 1080s struggle to do it on a nice PC. Scorpio will be the most powerful console, but that doesnt mean it has enough power to have the majority of their games be Native 4k. We wont see that as a standard until the release of the next generation.
If this is what they needed to scarfice to keep the price at $399 right now, then I am willing to let it go. Does this feature matter? Yes. Are people right to be upset? Yes. Yes, they can be upset at a feature they wanted but isnt there. At the same rate, people should take a realistic look at this missing feature. I am getting a PS4Pro to play Games not to watch Movies. From the start Sony has been about Games over Movies this generation and that has worked out well for them.
So people would be fine with paying $500 for this beast of a console? I dont think so. This isnt a new generation of consoles, its an enhancement for the current model. This is meant to hold people over until the PS5 drops. To give gamers a taste of 4k now and go full native 4k when the PS5 hits.
People are fooling themselves if they think the Scorpio is going to be native 4k out of the gate. The Scorpio isnt powerful enough for that. Hell PCs with 1080s in them arent power...
PS4Pro isn't the next generation in hardware, whether a .5 step in the direction of what is too come. Thats what it should be, otherwise this would be a new console altogether. In the same way that the New 3DS is still a 3DS.
Some people are looking for this generational leap in a .5 upgrade and that is not what this console has been marketed as nor has Sony been unclear on its messaging. People know right now what this device is about and what it will offer. If that is...
I really like how Sony is handling developers making games for PS4Pro. I have no doubt that some developers would charge for extra features or make PS4Pro games that ran terrible on the standard PS4. Giving developers options is nice and all, but screwing over the consumer should not be one of those options.
Just budget everything out from now and you will be fine. Gaming has never been a cheap hobby, which is why you need to budget effectively.
I dont own a ps4 or a 4k tv yet. So for me this is a perfect entry point.
Completely agree. I think some of the negative reactions Sony is experiencing is a bit silly and the other is more of a matter of seeing is believing. I think that is definitely the case with HDR. Its a big thing, but until people see it on a decent tv they arent going to get it. Same way people where fine with standard definition games and then HD gaming came around. Once people see it, they will immediately get it and want it.
I bet Phil Spencer isn't pleased with this development. He works his ass off to make Microsoft seem like the good guys and some idiot exec blow it for him in minutes.
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