The first technical preview for Halo Infinite kicked off yesterday, and some rather interesting info is already coming out of it.
I'm impressed by the performance on the S - it looks good and runs at a stable 120hz. Not bad for $299.
That's because the graphics aren't all that demanding.
of course. Anyone can see that. And if they compared side by side with other halo games...
This is an old build, the devs said it. Enormous gameplay, but the graphics are a bit rough.
Haven't had enough drops from 120fps to notice on Series S - can definitely tell it's 1080p on my 4K but for that machine at that refresh rate, Infinite looks good and runs solid with VRR. Flight Simulator on this performs way better than I thought it would too.
Not bad performance
That's a surprise. Nice
Why didint they make the one x 1080p 60 why 2160p 30
I think the Xbox one versions of Halo Infinite will eventually have a 60 FPS mode with dynamic resolution.
To convince you to get the newer systems. They'll have a 60fps option on release though. No way in hell MS doesn't have that
4K is a nice touch that’s why; they’ll add those game modes later
@Livingthedream 4k is overrated, 100fps vs 30fps is a HUGE advantage in multiplayer
Hopefully, the Xbox one version has texture pop in for an even bigger advantage. You think you're hiding in a dense forest? Well, that's a freshly cut lawn on the Xbox one. Lol. /s (in case it isn't obvious)
Gimping it to make the series s look better.
Because it has a beefy gpu and a small CPU. Not that hard
Wouldn't mind trying this but a lock 60 is way better than a fluctuating 120
Maybe that will be a option on launch. It does fluctuate when it gets busy though. Noticed at 4:25 on Series X there it drops down to 81 fps. Wonder if they'll get the last gen ones up to 60 fps too since they are locked at 30 fps
This was a month old build and they had not actually fine tuned the performance yet. I think locked 120 is what they are going for. We’ll see.
“This was a month old build”.. No, it is at least a year old build being that it was next to launching last November. They did not rebuild the game.. they just have been polishing it up
Series s looks blurry asf, but has 60 and 120fps modes. Series X looks best, but it's 120fps is nowhere near. slowdown galore. Onex looks a lot like series x but is 30fps. and ones is just garbage.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. This 120FPS 4K Xbox talking point being forced upon the devs at 343 by Microsoft is precisely why the game doesn’t look as good as it could have if they didn’t have to worry about supporting double the frame rate on console. What they don’t understand clearly over there at Xbox is that gamers wanted to do away with 30FPS games. No one ever said please force 120FPS upon us and dumb down the graphics to hit it. Not one person anywhere. It’s the same bs song and dance with cross-play. You have companies like Activision being wise guys knowing damn well when consoles users said that they wanted cross-play for years that they meant between PlayStation and Xbox only and not with PC players in the mix. (Cross-Play with PC in PVE titles is perfectly fine.) Frankly Infinite I’m sure will do well enough. But graphically this just ain’t it and so long as Microsoft wants 343 to hit 4K at 120FPS on console it will remain as bland and lifeless as can be.
Microsoft didn't force anything
Xbots need to understand 4k is resolution not graphics, the graphics look last gen
Yeah I agree. Resolution is just a part of it.4k can still look only ok.
Xbots? Its like a playground here most days.
I play tested the Orange Pipes level and set my Series X to Quality mode...game is looking very good and framerate is very high. And those Bots are super slick....I saw them doing things I'd expect from a pro player.
And up next on things that didn't happen lol
The bots are serviceable… but doing things pros would do? Lol no. They lose every match 2:1 minimum. Even the ODST bots.
On Bazaar at match-start they all seem to go to the same spot on the left side from their launch area. But I notice them doing smart things like crouch shooting and rapid side stepping (more during 1-on-1 scenarios), switching weapons instead of waiting finishing the reload while in a firefight. But it gets kind of predictable when they'll do it - like certain actions are hard-coded for.
Good performance for Pac-Man. The game looks dated.
So on PC we should expect 200+ FPS @1080p all maxed. Sounds good 😁. Maybe I can see how many FPS I can get on my ASUS 360hz monitor. 🙃 But not many people have 120hz TV's. If anyone was serious about high FPS they would buy a high end 4K 144hz PC monitor, or just a 1440p or 1080p with 144+hz even though that's not needed but the prices are good, all of these would work well with the Xbox series X
Those names need to change.
The performance is good to see. There was no real chaotic battles going on. 1v1 or 2v1. I’d like to see how things look in actual full swing matches. I do have to say though… this game is doing absolutely nothing graphically. It really looks old even though it’s new… You have to be a real hardcore Halo fan to get hype after seeing this I guess. I like Halo but damn this looks mediocre af. Thanks to Gamepass I’ll have it… How much I’ll play it though….
why is that xbox one x version has more grass/plants than XSX?
very impressive they hit 1080p on original xbox one hardware. game looks great.
Meanwhile on PC, it's an absolute dumpster fire.
Ya not hard to reach high frames when your game looks like it belongs on the Xbox 360
game of the gen
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