Ten years and counting, and we still are on that ancient engine...
Holy shit activision. You get paid out the ass for your annual releases and still cant repay your customers by upgrading 10 year old tech. Edit: They talk about reworking animations, AI, and Physics even though (personally) they have looked and felt the same since back before ghosts. Also he talks about the improvements in Physically Based Rendering(Rewatch this to get a reminder https://www.youtube.com/wat... and shadows yet nothing is noticeably different.
Bethesda has been doing this since morrowind and people don't cry foul at each of their sloppy releases. Why should Activision be singled out for this practice?
I agreed with you but there is a difference. The team behind Elder Scrolls and Fallout are much smaller and their games a much more ambitious so i will take the downgraded graphics if it means something different. (IMO) Edit: @thekhurg Cd Projekt Red is three times their studio's size. Read before you type http://gamerant.com/fallout...
Bethesda is around 100 people. That's plenty large enough for a new engine. CD Projekt Red did way more with less. Bethesda's laziness it's just that.
@Walter_Official NO, there is no difference. Bethesda makes absolute bank when they release their buggy POS games. And small is relative. 100 people is small compared to the insane number of people working on a single Ubisoft game. Meanwhile it's larger than other studios putting out projects that aren't buggy.
@Walter Seriously, just stop with the double standards and favoritism! Bethesda is the worst in this regard compared to any other devs out there at the moment! Doesn't matter how ambitious their games are, outdated engine is oudated and what makes it even worse, the can't optimize their outdated engine for new hardwares! (or maybe they just don't care that much to begin with!) And people had the guts to say the graphics for FO4 is fine when it's clearly last gen material at best! I swear to god, Bethesda's and Blizzard's fanatics are the worst on here!
"Bethesda has been doing this since morrowind and people don't cry foul at each of their sloppy releases" Yes they do, plenty of people have complained that the engine is outdated and doesn't run as good as it should.
Honestly, one of the biggest gripes I had with Fallout 4 was their ancient engine lol. Bethesda is comprised of great artists, but they're not the greatest programmers.
id Tech 3 is the engine name you're looking at. Activision claims that there have been so many internal modifications to the original SDK of the engine that they can brand it as their own internal CoD-Engine, but the source-code is still there. Meaning that yes, Call of Duty has been running on the same exact obsolete game-engine for over 12 years.
The heck you talking about, the engine completely changed since Advance Warfare, get your blind cod hate and bs out of here.
This game engine dates back to Call of Duty 2 (2005), it's over 10 years old. The COD engine is also a modified Quake 3 engine (id tech 3) which date back to 1999. With all the money COD makes, Activision should be investing in new tech.
Seriously, in CODIW trailer they showed a car exploding in slow-mo like its graphics was supposed to impress us, but my god - graphically that game looks so bad especially when you think COD is one of the most successful franchise of modern gaming selling +15M on every game. They have made close to 12 games on that same freakin engine. wtf
I played black ops 3 on Xbox one and the game frequently looked just like black ops 2 with touched up lighting and textures. Some of the textures were very dated and animations in mp look exactly the same as they did in MW1. The game simply isn't as impressive as other shooters I own on consoles Halo 5 (xb1), battlefield 4(xb1), Killzone shadow fall (PS4) and Doom (PS4).
With the amount of money the Call of Duty franchise has raked in over the years, you would think it would be leading in technical innovation and groundbreaking advancements to the FPS genre. Instead, we get this sorry excuse for a game. I used to LOVE Call of Duty back in the day, but now I want to see it fail more than anything. I don't think it's ever talked about enough about the severe negative effects CoD had industry-wide on games on the later half of last gen. Literally every single big game had some Call of Duty element shoehorned in for no reason. It's been holding gaming back for years now and has had a hold on the FPS genre which is a personal favorite genre of mine when done right. It just doesn't deserve to be top dog anymore when other way better games exist within it's own genre. Kind of hoping Titanfall 2 takes off since Call of Duty is currently hurting and pressure from BF1 isn't helping. Titanfall 1 aside from lack of content was a really fun game. Enjoyed a lot like I did when I first got into MW2's gameplay. Good thing it's on PS4 now too.
Yes they should. Unfortunately they along with several other publishers know that they can get away with it.
And sheep will still buy it.
They will flock and they will buy.
People hear the word Call of Duty and go excited. You can have an exclusive release of Call of Duty on the old Gameboys and some people would still buy it, because CALL OF DUTY! CALL OF DUUUUUUTYYYY ITS CALL OF DUTY!
No matter how much you dislike COD people that like a game doesn't make them sheep, I could say the same thing about you and your favorite franchise. I dislike COD as much as next person but if people enjoy it, let em
I want the remaster, sold separately. I LIKE cod, just not the new garbage. I refuse to buy any of the new releases.
BF sheeps will do the same with BF1 and they will be utterly disappointed with the MP when they realize how crappy the guns are man
This. The sheep are eating up the trash that Activision and EA are constantly putting out.
I'm pretty sure they say this every year.
CoD Ghosts introduced REAL-TIME ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION to the series, aren't you grateful??!! Nevermind the fact that said "destruction" was actually just canned animations that played out the same way every time so as to have next to no actual impact on performance, and didn't actually really affect the maps in any significant capacity, therefore having zero tactical merit or any reason to exist whatsoever!
Haha the franchise everyone loves to hate. I suspect they are working on new tech but are hesitant to roll it out until its perfect. They don't want to run the risk of releasing a buggy Battlefield quality game.....
.......lol this comment. Maybe they should just wait another 50 years to make it totally perfect, all good.
"We've got this awesome new engine that will blow you all away, but we won't show it or roll it out until it's ready." "Okay when will it be ready?" "Next year, just you wait, we promise."
Why is everyone acting so surprised?
Hahaha haha!!!!!!!. This is why I be skipping Infinity Ward overall and only buy from Treyarch since they have a new engine.
No they don't.. all cod games use the same engine since mw2
In other news the sky is blue
Whenever Infinity Ward announces a new CoD I've to laugh. Definitely the laziest devs of all three CoD teams. But we know who is really blame for: Craptivision. I'm glad that I never bought a new CoD after CoD Modern Warfare 2. I do not support this.
Tell me more about a game I'm, "and nobody I know, and 95% of real gamers", are never going to play. Edit: WH-WHERE DID YOU PULL 95% OUT OF YOUR ASS FROM HUH JESSI?!?!? WANNA FIGHT? WANA? WANNA? HU? HU? HU?
Easy, you just dismiss everyone who plays COD as fake gamers and it turns into your own private truth :p
Its terrible that Activision doesn't care enough to have their dev team build a new engine
lol always "new improvements on the engine"
Ctrl+C & Ctrl V ....And we're done!
I buy every COD every year, and really actually like the games single player and the multiplayer; however, this year I will pass and it has nothing to do with the visuals really. The theme and stage looks just boring and I wanted something different other than future solider stuff.
At least they're not lying to us again "Brand new revolutionary engine!" Naw fam, it's the same ole Quake/Half-Life engine you've duct taped a million times in the past. I'd say this is an improvement, lmao.
Why not use the engine from Advanced Warfare?
That is the same engine.
No new engine? Me no stupid! Me no buy!
This is so pathetic. The series is so downhill. Just please give me my MW Trilogy remaster please. K thx
it's hardly down hill when it still sells so much. It's not as big as it was but it's still a game EVERY other FPS game aspires to be. Battlefield especially.
It sells because people are stupid.
Here's an idea on how to solve this quagmire STOP BUYING THE GAME...... And only then they will change the engine.... Activision aka lack the vision. .
look at all the cool kids hating on CoD, your so cool. Get off your bandwagons people. If you can't see why CoD sells so much every year then your quite simply blind. 1. You know EXACTLY what your buying, a fast paced fps game. 2. Servers can hold the millions of people that play it unlike other games that can't even handle a few thousand. 3. Still has some of the best gameplay in FPS games. 4. It has some of the best value for money going with the campaign, zombies/other and the MP. You all seem to batter games for not having enough content yet CoD offers some of the best value for money for a FPS game. You also all always say the game never changes yet your not playing it anymore... Which indicates that the game has changed, just in a way YOU don't like. At the end of the day hating on CoD seems to be cool so everyone does. I personally don't enjoy the newer cod games but I don't hate the series because it's consistent and offers exactly what people want from a cod game and is able to keep them playing from launch without having down time for days like other fps games recently.
I am pretty sure we criticize it because it is a piece of shit franchise that is being milked into the ground by a piece of shit publisher that is damn greedy that they can't even bother coming up with a new, better engine after using the same damn one for over 10 years.
why would they bother when no one has come along and trumped them? Why hasn't Rockstar changed it's formula for GTA? why hasn't naughty Dog changed it's formula for Uncharted? Why hasn't DICE changed Battlefields formula? Game series aren't supposed to completely change that's the point, they set a ground work and you build from it. CoD is just lucky that it was pretty much perfected by the old Infinity Ward and haven't changed since. You don't change something that doesn't need changing. There is plenty of other very similar FPS games to CoD. People seem to think that they are FORCED to buy CoD every year. Your not. People buy it because they want it. Nothing you can do about that. That's the simple fact and people just cannot seem to deal with that.
im officially not interested in this game
Interested enough to click on the link for it though...
Well, if it ain't broke....?
Bwahahahaha! Oh my, im surprised
Yeahh it will have a improvement... a improved way to milk a old engine to take away the money of the fools that still are giving Activision the power to make this and walk away laughing on his faces.
Yeah Activision, because you don't make enough money from your piece of shit franchise to upgrade one of the most outdated games on the market. Wonderful. Keep being greedy Activision, apparently that is all you are good for.
Can't invest into a better engine with all that money huh? Shit, they don't invest into dedicated servers. They say they do, but we all know it's bullshif
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