Diablo 3 runs at 60FPS on PlayStation 3, a pretty impressive feat that puts it into a very small subset of titles released for consoles this generation. Don't get too excited though. It apparently drops quite often and, when it does, it drops hard.
Quick Sony dispatch a Naughty Dog team to show them how developing for PS3 is done
Well to be fair, this isn't anything new for console games. Naughty Dog is one of the best first party studios around and even their games drop frames in some parts. But the Uncharted games were smoother than most console games and I do get what you are saying.
Smooth? I mean don't get me wrong, but I own Uncharted 1-3 and Last of Us. All of them are great games, but all of them suffer from frame drops whenever anything really happens. Especially last of us, there were points it dipped below 25fps.
Yeah, you are right. I was mostly thinking of Uncharted 2 and Uncharted 3 which do have some slowdown in parts, but are still smoother than a lot of games on consoles.
Others claim? Now the site is just lying. Irresponsible and a prime example of sophomoric failed attempts at journalism. Look at what DF had to say, which is the basis for the GAF thread. It does dip but it isn't an issue. The problem that seems to matter (to some) is tearing...on both consoles.
You are beyond naive if you really think it's just that easy. Not even Naughty Dog can take a pc game and port it to two other platforms on a limited budget without issues.
been playing all day.. smooth as butter on the xbox.
Oh look a Patch is needed. PLEASE stop comparing the frame rate of Uncharted to Diablo III D3 has WAAAAY more on screen A.I. than Uncharted. Yes ND are great Devs but D3 has more going on onscreen than Uncharted.
Looks like the Blizzard fanboys are disagreeing with you. Cause apparently Blizzard are teh ultimate developers, don't accuse them!
I always prefer a stable 30fps over a variable 60fps with drops.
I think a variable framerate is fine for certain games, as long as it doesn't fluctuate too much. Like God of War 3, it runs are 30-60fps but most people could never tell because when it does vary it'll either hang around 35, 40, 45, 50 etc depending on what's going on and will stay at a certain fps range until the set-piece or fight is done then shoot back up to 50-60. Also having nice motion-blur effects and an automated camera help the fps variation look less noticeable.
Guess ill wait for the PS4 version
I can't wait. Another six and a half hours until I'm off work and then I can go pick it up! In all honesty I'm almost certain I'll buy it for ps4 when it releases, too.
In before the massive influx of posts shouting how this is somehow the PS3's fault and not just due to crappy optimization by the developers.
from a consumers perspective it doesn't matter whose fault it is. they want the best experience possible on the available hardware. if i buy a bluray movie and the quality is no better than a cheaper dvd copy i would feel shafted. this is why sony has made the ps4 much easier for developers, so that these things don't happen again.
"Diablo 3 has Frame Rate Issues on PS3"... ...and also the 360, but slightly less so. If you go read the DF article instead of this spun click-bait, you'll see it says: "On the technical scale, both the PS3 and 360 are running at the equivalent to the PC version's high settings for texture assets, physics and effects - with smoothed dynamic shadows almost a match for PC's highest preset. Quibbles with internal resolution and field of view aside, this is a pristinely presented take on a year-old game that targets 60fps on both platforms, and largely succeeds in nailing exactly that. There's very little between the two releases on the visual front, so the biggest differentiator is in terms of performance, where the 360 version dishes out the smoother frame-rate during boss battles and specific overworld areas. However, the prolific tearing on both platforms is something to consider, and if you're hoping for a fully v-synced version, the PS4 version due to next year will likely have the overhead to address this issue." http://www.eurogamer.net/ar...
"instead of this spun click-bait" If you read the article instead of rushing to comment, you'd see I specifically said I'd yet to see any in-the-field evidence of 360 problems. Everybody complaining was talking about the PS3 version. Not everybody has some negative agenda. My source is linked and explained in detail. The bit you've copied even says the frame rate is noticeably smoother on 360. That alone should explain why less people are complaining.
halfway into nightmare.no noticable lags on the 360.
@Vishmarx Thanks. It would seem that there's at least part of this problem that is PS3-specific.
"But for both PS3 and 360 versions the reality is that the game runs at a native 1120x584" -eurogamer lol....584p REAL NICE it looks like absolute garbage, rented the 360 version, its covered in jaggies, sub-hd textures and runs like crap also, the controls are terrible the pc version is only about 10000x better
I had defiance on the ps3 wow talk about low fps in the big battles.
A PS3 game has framerate issues? What a shocker...
Im glad i went with 360 for Diablo 3. If i really like the game on consoles i will trade it in later for the ps4 version. Not getting an XB1 on principle, sorry.
Does it have 2 players simultaneous ? Local ?
LOL the power of cell& XDR
its with the coding and the engine,Cell is one of the most powerful CPU at this moment,even compared to the next gen CPU's,but its hard to program for it,so in short your comment its stupid
It's really not a stupid comment...it's all about context. The cell may be the equivalent to the Flux Capacitor from Back to the Future, but if it's so difficult to tap into, who cares? What's the point in having all that power, and virtually no practicality when it comes time to access it?
gonna get this on ps4
"Both console offerings target a 60fps update with variable results - both have visible tearing, but of the two versions, it's Xbox 360 that is the clear performance winner."
I would go out and get Diablo III... But, I just have too many games to complete now... and I got the PS4 coming in November...
As long as i dont see it drop below 30 i dont mind, as a pc player framerate has become more noticeable to me when playing consoles but i try not to let it bug me Hopefully my ps3 copy is in the post today!
Some people have said certain moments reach below 20FPS. I'm pretty sure that's guesswork though and may be exaggeration. Either way, it'll be very occasionally.
i don't believe that,i have the game already for a few days on PS3 and it didn't happened to me,but i have stuttering from time to time
Yea as long as its only here and there ill let it slide, im not that picky :) just seems like a nice game to play sat back through the tv
I can confirm about stuttering on the PS3 version,it happens from time to time,i thought at first it was because it was hard reading from blu-ray,but now it seems its from the game,its annoying when it happens,but about frame-rate dropping,i didn't had any problems with that,everything works fine,and you get some exclusive items in the chest,some angel wings for characters,but it looks silly on male characters,you get the ring of Nathan Drake as an amulet ,a gauntlet and the ring of Leah,they are useful for starting the game
Xbox 360 version it is.
I'll just get this on the PS4. :) Motorola RAZR i
hopefully not happening on PS4 :3
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Dat 220 RAM. Look how outdated the PS3's hardware is.
I have the digital download version and I haven't had any problems and I've been playing for 4hrs so far.
Been playing for over 4 hours now. Still waiting for the framerate to drop "hard" LMAO. Seriously there are some minor drops, but they don't even deserve to be mentioned.
Had it since Saturday on 360 and haven't had no visable Fps drops Hope it gets a fix sorted soon because its a really fun game on console
Diablo 3: Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3 Frame-Rate Tests http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Nobody is actually surprised right???
1120x584 can't handle 30 fps on Dialblo 3 of all games Consoles... pathetic. Considering phones cached up with them
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