Neverwinter has just been released on Xbox One, bringing some more MMORPG action to Microsoft’s console. UI and controls aside, the game is very similar to the PC version, but how do the graphics compare? Turns out, not too well.
It looks a tad bit sharper on PC. Other than that the backgrounds are a bit different in some shots. But the game is pretty much the same game. This comparison seems to lack significance.
Yeah, it's not really a graphically demanding game in the first place. Pretty similar here overall.
Are you blind?? The Xbox One version looks terrible and has tons of graphical content cut look at this shot for example his box is missing the tree in the background is cut down not to mention his chain mail and its only a basic shot with next to nothing on screen and should easily be able to be rendered by the xbox one its a horrible port! http://cdn4.dualshockers.co... - Xbox http://cdn3.dualshockers.co... - PC
Some one forgot to drink their coffee this morning >.>
Dualshockers link Lol! Go away little p.ony
Looks a bit better on PC obviously, but game is much more enjoyable on console for some reason. I tried it on PC and uninstalled it after few hours. On a console it just feels different. Big hopes for ESO.
They tried to match the settings on the PC to what they are on the Xbox One. In reality the settings set to max on PC make the game look much better than the Xbox One version. It runs considerably worse on the Xbox One than on a good PC. Lots of lag in game and other glitches. Needs a few more patches and networks fixes. Final fantasy 14 looks great and has very little lag, go figure. I like playing Neverwinter on Xbox One because it works very well with a controller but still needs some work.
I don't see too much of a difference. Imo, pc wins out on hair and shadows. Colour probably a bit better on oc too. Nothing wrong with how the xbox version looks really, they're much the same.
I agree, sure the pc should look better, but it's not quite as dramatic a difference as the author tries to point out.
PC version is def sharper, Most likely it has a higher resolution. And some slight differences in background but nothing major. Trees with more foliage and so on. Its not a graphically intensive game so i am surprised its not identical but tbh it pretty much is apart from the aforementioned differences. I can definitely see this game improving performance wise over time through updates but for now its out and it is what it is, and really its fine :) and its FREE Cant really complain, however if this was a full price game it would be another story.
The controller works a lot better than the keyboard and mouse setup in this game and that's the biggest difference between the two. @krew: the pc version doesn't have native controller support, unless that's changed in last couple months and the work arounds are not as good.
Good thing you can use a controller on the PC as well.
Well that's unfortunate. Apologies for not researching, just it's such a standard feature on PC games to have controller support so I assumed. Thanks for the correction.
Yeah the game wasn't very good on PC. I don't think this has changed although ESO did get a lot better - so who knows.
I wanted to get started on this game... Then I fell prey to the bloodborne hype and had to go out and get it... Guess in a week or two I'll be able to dive into this
I hate when somebody describes a screenshot as being 1080p. That's a ridiculous statement. 1080p describes video. A still image can be 1920x1080, not 1080p.
I mean, a picture technically CAN be 1080p *same resolutions anyway*. But it would be like 2 megapixels.
The 'p' in 1080p stands for 'progressive' which refers to the progressive scan of the video. Each line is scanned every cycle. Compared to 'i' for interlaced video whereby each line is scanned every other cycle (odd vs even lines). So a still image being 1920x1080 (no 'p') is accurate.
I know what the p and i stand for. I was just talking about the pixel count. Which is about the equivalent of a 2 megapixel image.
??? LMFAO! Why? PC version by default will always be better unless the developer did something wrong on the PC version. No point of a comparison as it makes very little sense. PC can upgrade, console's can't. The only time for PC to even be in a comparison is if its with 2 other systems as to see how it stacks up for users. But against 1 console, it makes little sense. By default it will be PC.
Can't speak for PC but in person it looks like crap on Xbox.
It looks like bat puke on PC just like it does on Xbox. With how dated the engine was even at launch you would think they would have spruced it up. It's not like it's cross play and they had to play by a particular set of rules. Same as smite. Game should definitely look better than that.
On the topic of PC\console graphics, I think the sprucing up you're waiting on is really only significantly possible with DirectX 12, and I don't think there is much point in putting band-aids on current gen games, since they're still going to look hobbled in comparison to DirectX 12 games. If anything, games such as Neverwinter should be rewritten for DirectX 12 after it releases... many (deserving) games should get that treatment (while PS4 fans then hypocritically demand parity). Games will look better when they're DirectX 12, such as Fable Legends, especially since that will allow for superb lighting that makes games without it look last gen. For example, I think SMITE looks good in these screenshots though the lighting isn't that great (see pictures 3,6,7 and 10th), http://imgur.com/gallery/w1... The difference lighting makes can be seen in these alpha Fable Legends screenshots from a year ago where the scene complexity really comes alive with the better lighting (and I don't think this example is even close to the best examples that better lighting with DirectX 12 will make), http://wccftech.com/unreal-... I also think these Fable Legends screenshots make Bloodborne look Bloodblack (not very bright) and Bloodboring, http://wccftech.com/fable-l... The lighting helps REALize how there isn't any cookie cutter repetition in the graphics patterns... it looks "amaz(e)ing" and much closer to what we see in reality, and although Bloodborne's complexity doesn't appear cookie cutter and although I think the dark theme of Bloodborne helps the lighting issue isn't as obvious, I still think Bloodborne's lighting isn't that great and much of the scene complexity is lost to limited lighting, and I think people who deny that aren't giving enough credit to how much of a difference real next gen lighting could make. BLIND disagrees will claim that Bloodborne's graphics complexity is fantastic, and it is, though I think they're ignoring that much more of the complexity would be viewable if the lighting wasn't so limited, such as I think we should be able to see the detail in the surrounding area and character's face\clothes in this screenshot (the BLIND disagreers will claim it is irrelevant because "Bloodborne" is supposed to be dark and other scenes aren't as dark though "they're not seeing" the point, how convenient)... when ignoring excuses about "it is supposed to be dark", it is obvious that far more detail could be "scene" in this screenshot, if the lighting was better. http://s.pro-gmedia.com/vid... For comparison, here's Fable Legends in dark scenes, http://www.videogamer.com/x... or http://www.videogamer.com/x...
You are officially insane. If you played bloodborne you would know that the area in that pic is full of fog. I need to show you some of my own screenshots. Bloodborne is beautiful and going for a totally different vibe than Fable. As someone with bloodborne and has the Fable Alpha, believe me when I tell you bloodborne is beautiful in every aspect. I've seen a low res texture in every very blue moon, but in fable is out classed in every way. I really must put up some shots. I don't even know what the game had to do with this article at all. Seems like you wanted to spew some venom and post a wall of fanboy rants. Fable would be better compared to Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning. Whimsical style and color choices. As for the ON TOPIC discussion, these games (smite and neverwinter) have been out in beta form for a few years. Even then they looked just as trashy as they do now. The Xbox is assuredly capable of better out put than this. No need for direct x12 (despite Microsoft themselves saying the gains on Xbox will be minimal) the xbox TODAY can do better than this. Instead of just porting these games they should have taken advantage of the hardware since it was Xbox only. Look at Halo 5 beta or even Titanfall. Now look at 5v5 smite. They couldn't even increase the textures? Makes me want to look at some of my halo clips now that I mention it....
Please post links to corroborate what you're describing about SMITE, and quit commenting about fanboyish BS... you don't have exclusivity on making comments about what games need spruced up or commenting such as Bloodblack\Bloodboring while you claim "bat puke", and FYI on that issue, am I the only one who notices symbolism such as "I love SONy" is symbolic of FanBoy? or such as "I love Ms" is obviously not? What a "coincidence". You claimed they should have spruced up those games, then I replied that these games and Bloodborne should be spruced up with better lighting that I think DirectX 12 will allow doing on XBox, yet I am a venomous fanboy posting that in a article about a XBox One game? Let me explain a summary of what I wrote about Bloodborne and other games, such as if Neverwinter was remastered, I think "Game should definitely look better than that." (what you wrote, in case you have trouble "noticing"), and I think DirectX 12 is what will help Microsoft's games in that area. Also, Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning obviously has last gen lighting, and that you think it is comparable to Fable Legends means that you're not getting what I am describing at all... did you even look at the before and after Fable screenshots? You claim to have the game and can't see what I am seeing from screenshots? I think adding higher res textures to games that still have bad lighting is similar to the "polish a turd" idea, and that's why I am not technically impressed with Bloodborne's graphics, nor do I think remastering games without lighting upgrades is worth it at this point in time, especially if such a delay puts their release at when DX12 games are coming out that would make their extra effort still look dated and last gen. Can you even name any games that are CURRENT on PC that are remastered only on console at the same time they're CURRENTLY not remastered on PC? If not, I don't really see your criticism as especially relevant... I think it best to save the "desire for improvement that hasn't come before" until after DirectX 12 is released when all the possibilities for optimal are available. I think the best remasters could be DirectX 12 remasters using better lighting that would make scenes look much "brighter" due to much better intelligence algorithms than what's currently being used, especially in "dim" games that I think need "sprucing up" from looking boring and last gen in their rendering techniques. While some people are satisfied enjoying playing with bigger Ps, I enjoy playing with better "Ms" technology. I expect that combining the code into DirectX 12 (Universal) Windows Apps will make remasters "universally" much easier, thus part of the reason I said that I think that's what you're desiring (unless you're just concern trolling... that would explain how you're insulted when I suggest that you will like DirectX 12 based on what you claim you're wanting).
Not going to lie, I am not going to read that wall of text. Just know that if you want to rant about other games or systems why not do it in a relevant thread. Topic is Neverwinter on PC vs xbox. Where Bloodborne, a ps4 only game, fits into that is beyond me. Truest sign of a fanboy/hater is bringing the competition into conversations that have nothing to do with them. This game looking like crap has nothing to do with anything on Wii, PS4, neo geo, or any other Platform. Good day.
I will accept your point about having better focus on topic; however, since you think this forum is on topic about posting etiquette, try using paragraphs for different thoughts with less hateful descriptions such as "bat puke" and calling everyone a fanboy if they don't agree with you.
It really does look like bat puke so I will call it like I see it. I will consider making paragraphs, but usually I'm at work and typing something quick or using voice to text. Anyway enjoy your day.
It is probably not optimized very well,.. Probably just dumped,.. mix of high/ultra settings ,.. and make it run 60,.. Might also be CPU dependent,.. It is actually a pretty playable and fun game, with lots of user created content. Probably plays better with a controller as it is. Hope it comes to PS4 as well
Agreed, the pc images look a bit sharper, esp the background texture. However, the XB1 looks pretty good too. Frankly makes no diff to me as I play this on pc. I do wish that cross platform play was available for the mere fact to increase population in the game. Sadly at least at current MS does not allow for such play in most if not all games. I think Fable Legends may be cross platform so that is cool.
They are opening up the API for Xbox Live very soon so I expect this game and many others to have cross play by the end of the year. Would be pretty awesome for this game in particular.
xbox one looks better than pc shows how pointless it is blowing 1000s of pounds on a pc to have games look better on a console
Ok buddy, just keep believing that.
Heres my take after playing it for the last week: Its freakin good fun! Love playing with my friends. The graphics are..nothing special. But I dont care. Its bloody addictive stuff. I played ill I fell asleep last night. Woke up this morning...had two crossaints and a cup of hot chocolate. And kept playing. Its a REALLY good game, especially with friends. MAkes me want ESO even more and hopefully we get firefall on xbox one, in the near future. That game is a perfect fit for XBL, I have been saying it for sometime. I also said that about elite dangerous, and thats happening now.just saying.
they both look like games that can be done on the ps3 lol
Looks like crap on Xbox One. The controller is supported well but its the most boring MMORPG ive ever played. Granted, I've only played TERA, WoW, FF14, Rift and LOTRO...oh and Runescape.
The difference isn't NEARLY as dramatic as the article makes it seem. Either way the game is tons of fun, and I haven't even spent a dime on it yet.
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