Horizon Zero Dawn is out now for PC. It is apparently suffering from major issues including one that strips away a major visual feature.
No snow deformation in pc version - https://www.reddit.com/r/ho... this is downright poor marketing from GG and Sony. pc gamers were marketed a "complete edition". only to find out that it's missing more features. it goes to show you not always does brand name reflect quality. the game is $50 too on PC! and GG made sure steam gamers payed every penny for their sloppy port! https://www.eurogamer.net/a... this had better get fixed!
it is a disservice no doubt to pc gamers that bought into believing the brand name always delivers on quality. all that it means is that no company can fully deliver on day one these days. and this will unlikely gain the trust of pc gamers buying into their brand based on day one quality.
@Tech5 You could be right.
The thing is, Day 1 doesnt really apply in this case. They are not rushing to meet the launch on another platform, it was not a launch date promised a while ago, its not something that had been delayed multiple times. They had complete control on when to launch the game and still chose to release it in this state
PC - gamers "what's the point of bringing this game to pc?" Console gamer - "to bring them over to buy a ps5." PC gamers - "well they just killed it for that. no trust, no buy."
Hmmm, did you really find that funny in your head before typing it ?
That's all I saw on just about every article related to the games PC launch, story after story, the same line uttered. Lol so you are onto something, but I think all the hardware coming out is playing the biggest role in the PC crowd not wanting to buy a next gen console.. Intel is fucked if the retail product will be anything like the current engineering samples for Zen 3, then we still have the battle between Nvidia and AMD to look forward to. Sony and MS should have waited another year for a console release, they could have snatched up stronger hardware at a cheaper cost then they paid now. Its about to get crazy this year and leading into 2021 with the amount of hardware AMD plans to release.. hopefully it shakes things up and wakes the sleeping giant that is Nvidia.
But i saw it at $29 on epic store, and 2100 argenitinan pesos on steam (around $30)..
It’s absolutely a joke. Sony better get these things right since they are gonna be launching every game on pc
It seems as of now the best place to play is on the PS4 especially the PS4 Pro.
for the PlayerS 4 real. Sometime when you covet what others have, you may find what works for others doesn't work for you.
Not true at all. Despite some issues, the PC version is much better. 30fps on PS4 is absolutely unplayable after playing this at 60fps and above on PC.
Totally untrue. I played the original including The Frozen Wilds on my PS4 Pro & displayed on a 2016 55 Samsung 4k hdr tv & the game looked & played fabulously. There are no issues playing HZD on PS4 consoles.
Elda....30fps is the issue. 60fps plays better. Especially in shooters.also looks way smoother for effects. One thing console only gamers ever miss. You don't know how bad 30fps is until you play many games at 60fps
Just because you have low standards does not mean everyone else should lower theirs
117 million PS4 & Pro owners including over 10 million people that bought HZD to play on the console lowered their standards?? LMAO!! Your comment is a joke.
The 10 million people who bought HZD on ps4 had no options for a better version until now
Just because you're incapable of adapting to lower frames doesn't mean the rest of us are just as incompetent.
I lower my standards to play great games, and my standards don't require 60fps to consider a game good or playable.
Oh dont gent me wrong, I played it on a ps4 pro and thought it looked great, but its no longer the best place to play
I am not here for the pro PS4 or pro PC stuff, just her to say, stop relating quality of games to sales. If sales were a huge metric, CoD would be GOTY every year. Steves jobs said a long while ago that mediocrity sells.
It really isn’t. A PC game running at only 30 fps people would say it has performance issues but that’s what HZD runs at on PS4 Pro.
ps4 cant even beat a rx 580 so this was a cheap cash grab. And just like that avengers game tell this ripoff of a game to go to you know where.
Why are PC players and critics so damn picky? I mean you are getting access to an EXCELLENT title. Enjoy it. Otherwise Sony should just keep them locked on the PS4 platform only.
lol this is one of the worst comments I've read on this site and that's saying something. Yeah lads be thankful for the broken port that's missing features. Oh you paid money for it and Sony didn't mention the broken port and missing features? Stop complaining guys be happy with what you have. Absolute state of modern gaming audience baffles me.
So basically Sony should have just kept HZD solely on PS4 consoles where the exclusive was intended.
Just wait till a 3rd party game has even one extra shadow on either one of the consoles. All hell's gonna break loose. I mean PS4pro and X1X have been battling over native 4k vs checkerboard for a while now.
So we should just accept a bad port just because a game is excellent? We get enough bad ports as it is.
Yes you have to accept a bad port. You are lucky to even get to smell a PS game on PC. Show some respect. Bend the knee. I think that's what all these commenters mean to say.
We must bow down the Sony gods have given us a gift... Lolololol the Sony loyalist kill me on this site.. Why I reply and comment but never check any of the notifications, its so toxic
You don't have to accept it. You don't have to buy it if it's not acceptable to you. Express why if you want, but stop acting like you've been screwed over, because you really haven't.
Yeah that’s stupid to say. A port should be running at the same quality of the original game.
An excellent title with a lot of bugs. Guess we should all celebrate any time we're given scraps, just because they were given to us, especially 3 year old scraps that still cost money. And overlord Sony should take their ball and go home if anyone dares to say a word about it. That's what you're saying, right?
My game has crashed 3 times already. It is an excellent game but it needs more work.
@ Nodoze And this is why console player are referred to as being peasants. You will eat all the poor quality gruel you are served on your simple little platform and you will thankful for it, whether you like it or not.
then when it's the other way around i expect you to accept what you get and remain silent.
Played it on PS4 pro, didn't enjoy. Great visuals, lacking story and bland character development. Tried it on PC, better visuals, still not enough to keep me interested. You can keep it.
Higher fidelity and FPS > snow deformation Though I'm sure that will come in a patch at some point.
Playing it in 2017 > Higher fidelity and FPS.
You're a complete dork for even caring about that. Do you really think people who spend a couple grand every decade to keep their PCs up to date care about dropping a few hundred on a console. Most PC people have consoles. Most PC people play these games when they come out. They also then, sometimes, repurchase them on PC for things like better visuals, performance, and mods. Kind of like how console players pay for remasters every gen, but with less value had in the final product. It's console only gamers who miss out, because they choose to only spend the bare minimum into their hobby. Face it. Year after year, as tech advances, PC versions of games get better and better. Whereas console games, unless they pull a MS and hire a team to actually improve older games through emulation, stay at the exact same quality as when released. But, again, you can always repurchase the inevitable remaster. At least you're getting thrown a bone this gen, with some devs allowing you to upgrade to the next gen version. Console gaming is somewhat catching up a bit in that respect.
"Most PC people have consoles" Citation needed.
Because unlike most console gamers, PC gamers aren't little kids waiting for their parents to buy them stuff, that's why they can afford a good gaming PC.
Wowzers, this game needs updates. Launched the game 3 times before it did not crash just launching it.
You really think Sony would allow a first party game to look better on PC than the PS4 bro? lmboooo
Lackluster port wasn't a Sony business decision; it was a Sony oversight decision. The issues will be addressed in the next few weeks. Believe that. They wanted to move copies, not see thousands of refunds.
Don't know why they release it on PC if it's just a hi-def port with very little changes. Man this is like the Dreamcast getting just Hi-def ports of the same game. This is not the way to market Horizon Zero Dawn to PC gamers, who would have been interested in Horizon Zero Dawn 2.
I mean its a good game. But not matching the original is not fair. It would not be fair to any platform on par or superior in computing power. If it was features removed to make it run on the switch or anything less powerful than the PS4 then it could feel justified. Right now it feels unjustified and I don't think they would have a sufficient reason as to why it was not implemented.
I mean this is an oversight however, calling it a "big visual feature" is really reaching, borderline clickbait.
Yeesh, I sure hope stuff like this doesn't happen when God of War gets ported to PC!
Should have never port it to PC especially if they can't do it properly
"PC master race". Bwhahaha. This is exactly why I don't game on PC. Yes, the graphics are better... when the game works, but way too many instances of games with loads of errors or this. There's just too many different variables out there for devs to have to take into account when trying to get ports running on PC. There's too many great PlayStation and Nintendo exclusives to have to deal with the headaches of PC gaming. No thanks.
You don't game on PC, but subscribe to the idea that PC gaming is nothing but crashing and driver issues. I've played on PC for over 10 years. I own close to a thousand games, over the multiple stores, and buy almost every third party release usually on PC. I can count on two hands games that actually give me issues, and I run sli, which is supposed to be more temperamental than running a single card. At the end of the day, don't release a lackluster port to any device, whether it be PC, console, or even a phone. This isn't a PC issue, it was a lazy dev issue.
Ha you must still be playing on Windows 98.
I can play it, only with macros. Using Botmek.
This game has nice and good graphics, but I don't know how to play it
Nice, looking through the comments I see the pure hatred towards PC gaming audience just because a title promised as an exclusive comes 3 years after release to PC. You are too salty.
I guess this speaks to just how big an impact programming and developing for a closed system has and just how complex developing for a platform with infinite configurations can prove, especially for a team who are not used to developing for PC. It is a shame for PC gamers but I also feel bad for Guerrilla as they are super talented and Horizon is a fantastic game, perhaps they bit off more than they can chew trying to make a PC port whilst in the throws of developing a sequel for PS5. This is nothing new though and as someone who has games on PC for more than 25 years, I can say that things have got better on PC but they can still be a pain in the arse when random games simy don't want to work properly.
Overall the PC version looks outdated. I don't know why, but it looks much better on PS4 (Pro). All videos of the pc version I saw, had better AA, but everything else just doesn't look as good as expected after the phenomenal PS4 version.
PS4 30 FPS. PC 60 FPS.
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