PS3 Underdelivers Again - FarCry 2 Gimped?

After all this hullabaloo about how the PlayStation 3 is the only "true" HD console, here comes the release of FarCry 2 to slap Sony's PR in the balls. In addition to people complaining about the messed-up widescreen and mandatory 3.5GB install, the PS3 version falls short of its Xbox 360 counterpart by only supporting 720p while the 360 version supports full 1080p.

Ripten noticed this themselves just by looking at the back of the case for the game, a photo of which they've conveniently provided for you:

Twizlex5693d ago

All I have to say is O... M... G...

elshimiablo5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )

FC 2 is 720p on both consoles
Ubi Montreal themselves confirmed that

1080p mode could be upscaled mode which will be supported by PS3 too since PS3 upscales games too

No x360 games support 1080p native . It only upscales to the rez
PS3 on the other hand has 6 games at 1080p at 60 fps

FC 2 is 720p on both consoles
It upscales to that Rez

FC2 is 720p on both consoles


lwhatee5693d ago

everyone please report the story as Fake
both versions actually run at 720p --confirmed by Devs and IGn

power of Green 5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )

Is fucin retared don't listen to that nut. lol

NBA Steet HomeCourt, Virtua Tennis and Geometry Wars 2 runs at 1080p native on the 360, off the top of my head.

EDIT: Yes Jolly I'm startiing to think a huge part of the PS3 fanbase is are users with multi accounts.

180p native:
NBA Street Home Court
Virtua Tennis
Geometry Wars 2
FIFA street
Boogie Bunnies

I'm sure there is more but no one cares and MSFT doesn't boast the differece between upscaled or native so 99% gamers are ignorant to the number.

lwhatee5693d ago

No games run 1080p natively on x360
Wipeout as u have seen in 1080p native at 60 fps
same goes to ridge racer 7, and Gt5p and some other ps3 games

no game on x360 run at 1080p native cuz x360 doesnt have the bandwidth to support that rez.
ps3 on the other hand has like 26 games at 1080p with some running at 60 fps

JOLLY15693d ago

isn't it weird that roshambo and iwatee both post the same links? I am sure it isn't the same person. I am completely sure that this isn't nasim. So I wonder who it could be.

GiantEnemyCrap5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )

Ha ha ha we decive all of you. It was easy to use lies like this to sucker dumb 360 lemmings and now these stories are starting meaningless brushfires.

pog, you are giving us 360 fans a bad name. If you cant spell retarded then you should shut up. Otherwise you look retarded. Wait, you are. Oh why bother.

poopsack5693d ago

All I have to say is your pathetic. Posting this false crap here, believing it, making a big deal out of it, and then defending it after the author himself says its incorrect. Im surprised you passed the test to become a contributor. When you just posted an article thats flamboyant, incorrect, and unnecessary.

JOLLY15693d ago

someone is so enamored by Giant Enemy Crab, that they wanted to mimmick them and start a new account. Seriously dud, you are a crapping loser.

Twizlex5693d ago

Where does the author say it's incorrect?

power of Green 5693d ago

News update from the site.

"UPDATE: Some articles about FarCry 2’s resolution have been brought to my attention, but upon reviewing them, I don’t think anything has changed. Articles mentioning the native resolution of the game, on PS3 and 360, as being 720p are only talking about the native resolution, and I made no mention of native resolutions. It is irrelevant. Yes, both consoles run the game at 720p native resolution. The 360 can upscale it to 1080p, but the PS3 does not do so naturally. While it may be possible to “trick” your PS3 into outputting in 1080p, the game itself does not actively support it. Many PS3 games that I have seen clearly show that they support 1080p, not necessarily natively, on the back of the box — FarCry 2 is not one of them.

I find it odd that if the PS3 could support 1080p on all games that it is not mentioned on the game’s case. Requiring customers to resort to some backdoor trick to achieve what is supposed to be built in to the console and that other games (on both 360 and PS3) more clearly support — it’s ridiculous.

I explicitly said that the game likely plays just as well, so I don’t know what the fuss is about. Sony has clearly done it’s job convincing some people that the PS3 is obviously superior, but I’m still left wondering why they wouldn’t help advertise that on the games themselves."

she00win995693d ago

this the first time a give GiantEnemyCrap a bubble

nonAsianDroid5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )

well you should cause GiantEnemyCrap turned into a masterpiece of a game right?


who ever that acount belongs to is really dissing the ps3

dumbass droids.

WOW what an honor my - bubble was the last one to bring him down to 4

lawman11085693d ago

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Jack Bauer5693d ago

i dont see this post going well...

elshimiablo5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )

Both versions support 720p native MAX

Ubi montreal themselves confirmed this

FC2 is 720p on both consoles


NO_PUDding5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )

I was gonna say. no free roamign game coudl be 1080p on any damn console.

Haha, Ripten.

Anyway, lets wait for comapriosn vids!

Nostradavis5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )


Please humor me and show me this confirmation you speak of?

@No Pudding,

If the PS3 version could support 1080 like the 360, why not say so on the box? They say this on the box for the PS3 version of FaceBreaker.

Look, I own both consoles and I haven't bought a game for my 360 in over 3 months because I refuse to play the damn thing until they fix all the hardware issues. That aside, I see no reason why (if they can do it) that they don't label the box such

Parapraxis5693d ago

You have absolutely no idea what "native" means when referring to video output do you?

Maybe have some knowledge on the subject before speaking.

Fox015693d ago

Just face it, the PS3 s***cks and at equal development time you get better results from the 360 (yes, I'm looking at you Killzone 2).

pwnsause5693d ago (Edited 5693d ago )

no, thats what happens when you don't port from PC to PS3, instead porting from PC to 360. After 2 years, AFTER 2 YEARS of PS3 Developers stating to other Developers that the only way to develop on PS3 is to make PS3 lead or port from PC>PS3>360, Developers refuse to do so and these are the consequences.

This is why EA got S**ted on by PS3 gamers last year. if Multiplatform games like Dead Space and Burnout Perform equally on both consoles, why dont developers see that and go that route? Even Factor 5 stated this when they were developing for PS3 with Lair.

And BTW Farcry 2 on consoles is 720p native. the 360 version upscales it to 1080p. the PS3 can upscale to 1080p as well, but this is an example of "lazy Developers" who just wants to make a quick buck on what they are doing, and not completing the job on making the game better on that platform.

Burnout Paradise was a game that got patched recently to allow PS3 upscaling to 1080p. its not that hard to develop on the PS3 if you develop on that platform first or port it from the PC version. Devil May Cry 4 was PC lead BTW, and look how the PS3 version compares to the 360 version, the PS3 version was superior to the 360 version. so as i said before, WHY SO LAZY?

lwhatee5693d ago


IGN confirmed it too

please report the story as Fake