Performance issues severely impact the experience on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.
It's not just the engine. Their artists just plain suck. The quality of the art, animations, and lighting are terrible by 2018 standards. Bethesda needs to train up their artists or hire new ones.
Agreed. It’s all outdated as hell. Wish they would start from scratch
I am discouraged by the news that TES VI and Starfield will share the same freakin' engine... I understand it'll help the modding community but why can't we see graphics like Rage 2, Wolfenstein 2, Doom?!?
anonymousfan, Seeing as F76 is headed full speed for the flop bin, I have a hunch that Bethesda will either make or license a new engine for both ES6 and Starfield. If not, then to hell with them.
Training employees costs money and these are the kind of companies that have top management and owners who'd count every penny and want monetary result as soon as possible.
Kind of. I’m a 3D artist. I do c4d, maya and have experience in Unreal engine, Unity and Cry-engine. There’s truth to what you are saying but most pro game designers/artists have a base level of pro skill (not to say some aren’t amazing and some less so but the skilled ones take on lead positions to oversee). The tools and abilities of the engines are what let them flourish or hold them back. In the case of Bethesda’s engine, it’s so old that it has to be hacked and you do a lot of fakes to get the graphics to look better. This is part of why performance takes a hit. Newer engines run cleaner systems with better tools that are more efficient, less frankensteined and offer better tool sets to help the artist use their skills. You get better visuals AND better performance from a modern engine.
The whole game is a drag down. I am glad it bombed
The graphics look very dated. I mean, I'm not a graphics whore or anything, but goddamn! It looks PS3-era, no? Textures look muddy, the FOV being super tight might make people sick even.
It’s the same engine as fallout 3. That game is 10 year old. Rediculous.
I don't think blaming the engine is fair, I mean didn't God use the same engine year after year? And it looked decent.
Correct me if I’m wrong, but Gamebryo and the Creation engine aren’t the same. I thought they built creation engine from the ground up for Skyrim. That’s besides the point though and it’s still quite dated as we all can see.
No JCole you’re completely wrong. Watch no clip f76 documentary. It’s the same engine with code from morrowind. Skyrim was just an upgrade of the engine.
Ahh I see. Thanks for the correction. With all the time they have between games you’d think they’d have a new engine by now 😒
That’s the laziness of Bethesda. I really hate it.
New engine time, Todd. Chop Chop. To think I used to hold these guys in such high regard. How they have fallen.
This game looks terrible. Not so much the dated graphics/engine, I can deal with that.... The animations and stuttering are just unbearable. This engine needs to be retired. Even when Skyrim was released over 7 years ago, the graphics were decent, but, the animations were atrocious. Bethesda is falling behind the pack. R* and CDPR are the kings right now in AAA open world.
Say, isnt that rather an internet speed issue ?
Garbage engine and a cash grab game. I hope people speak with their wallet and reject this turd or else they'll keep on regurgitating this crap even next gen. Bathesda... Please look at Rockstar or Guerrilla Games to learn how to make decent open worlds which actually look amazing. This shit looks like PUBG level in some instances.
Doesn't matter which system this game is on its still a lazy mess.
As with any of their games.
PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X vs PC graphics comparison for Fallout 76. Results: All three are shit
A Bethesda RPG with performance issues? What a surprise! /s But seriously they need to invest in a new game engine, this shit isnt cutting it anymore
Besides all the same engine cries... does anyone find the game to be fun?
Not really. I had watched many reviews and all of them say the same thing. This game is a repetitive mess with almost zero story. You might have a couple hour of fun with friends, but seeing there are many other games that are better than this one even without playing with friend, I wouldn’t go anywhere near FO76.
It's interesting seeing the gap in visuals and technology between this game and Red Dead Redemption 2. It's like they're from different console generations.
People who Mod games in my eyes can be very talented. Even to the point they outclass the professional developers themselves. Give these Modders the tools with a new engine and they will go about showing you again that they will outclass you Bethesda.
Modders don't have deadlines and often will spend months on a single object, texture, or even a year or so for something mechanical doing it in their spare time. Devs have to churn out hundreds of assets in a few weeks or they dont have a job.
This game is such unmitigated trash. To think that Starfield and ES6 are going to have the same lousy engine, and likely be heavily monetized and laden with microtransactions. I'm done with Bethesda til they get their act together. There are a lot of game developers out there that do amazing work. Many of them third party, believe it or not. I will not support this model of minimal effort/maximum profit. Get lost. I hope whoever engages in these types of practices absolutely tank because they deserve to.
Bugthesda is so overrated.
Notice any other game that doesn’t have this crap engine run pretty darn smooth and you hardly have any issues? Wolfenstein II is gorgeous especially the blown out Manhattan missions. Doom, Dishonored, Evilwithin 2 all run so smooth on a PS4 pro. Fallout 4 ( even before mods) was a total sh*t show. I can’t even count how many times that game crashed on me. Disc and digital versions.
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