While RAGE 2's pre-order bonus got revealed by Amazon, Avalanche Studios confirmed that the game will be powered by their own Apex engine.
So maybe this will actually be tangentially related to the first game. That armor bonus is named after the protagonist of the first RAGE, Nicholas Raine.
Didn’t the first game use the ID Tech engine? How is the Apex engine compared to this?
Not too favourably I'm afraid. ID tech engine is superior, especially in the optimization department. But in the trailer we can see ID Tech is involved in some capacity so they might have upgraded Apex engine to something close to ID's engine.
Ultranova - That's not how game engines work DarkVoyager - id Tech engine has never been used for large open worlds like this, so it likely just can't do it very well, and why try and alter the hell out of an engine to get that function when the team you hired already has an engine built from the ground up for open worlds ready to use? How it fares? well it looks gorgeous and allows for some pretty amazing landscapes, however in the case of Just Cause 3 it can chug like nobodies business, hell the skyfortress DLC no exaggeration runs in slow mo whenever you get close to the skyfortress. Something mitigated by PS4's boost mode but leaves standard PS4 users with a mess when it comes to performance. That however seemed to be greatly improved with MadMax, played that game for about 50hrs on a standard PS4 and never remember any instance of performance issues so improvements are being made. Also i'm sure Id/Bethesda had some tips/advice as far as improving performance and keeping things running smoothly. I personally feel it's a safe bet this'll have about as good of performance as MadMax or Far Cry 5 if you want a more apples to apples comparison
Too bad it's not I'd Tech...Disappointing.
id Tech 6 is pretty great, though Avalanche built their engine specifically for open world games. This might work better for them.
It looks rather good in first person, doesn't it? Honestly thought it was Id Tech again.
I'm interested in this
Hopefully it will run good at launch unlike Just Cause 3 by Avalanche.
Mad Max ran fine, so I don't think the engine was at fault there. JC3 was a bit of a mess.
Good the sh*t tech engine only works for internally developed id games, this was a very smart move Bethesda keep it up
I get the feeling that this game is going to follow the "Battle Royal" model with a very weak and short campaign.
I don't really think so. Bethesda as a publisher always pushes for strong and deep campaigns.
Time will tell.
Awesome, all of Avalanches games run smoothly. Especially Mad Max.
Just cause 3 is still a mess...
Runs fine and looks okay to me, in 1080p 30fps though, PS4 Pro. Don't know what system and settings you're trying to run it at.
Eidolon, ps4 pro here. The moment I get into an Outpost or City and the trouble begins the game is becomes a slide show...
Never experience that, even on the base PS4. You are running in Boost Mode too?
Well, Just Cause 3 didn't.
Why would I pre order? I don't even know how the game is going to play or if it is good.
yea more avalanche and less ID basically means im less interested than interested ... cant wait for the 3fps frame issues this game is sure to have just like basically all other avalanche titles ... just cause 3 cough cough .... worst running game ive ever seen honestly ... plus absolutely everything about this game is screaming we are trying too hard IMO ... a game that didnt really deserve a sequel is now going to have a sequel no one deserves... calling it now... FLOP!
Seems a tad early to pre-order...
Very similar to the Anarchy Edition of the first game.
I was sold on this game as soon as i seen you can juggle enemies with your gun, Stupid? hell yeah, but it looks like redonk amounts of fun
Whatever engine it is it looks amazing!
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