According to renowned leaker Tom Henderson, the ongoing Battlefield 2042 tech test reportedly runs much better on Xbox Series than on PC.
Sounds like optimization issues. Wonder what the critical issue is.
Speculation here: haptic feedback or 3D audio problems. BF always has audio problems so I wouldn't be surprised.
In other words, EA is developing it for consoles and not PC.
Developing for both. PC sales will goes nicely with consoles for the maximum profit. It's EA here, they aren't your friend and would do anything for money.
That's really what it is and it's to be expected with how advance the new consoles are. Don't be surprised if PS5 runs just as well if not better.
Technical test is for testing their backends. The build of the game is reported to be old and optimization will better for beta. Saying it's smooth at 30fps locked isn't up to anyone standard.
Let people have their fanboy victories.
I played it on series x, it was unstable a f. And that resolution 😮. It did fundamentally work though. But reading this, the pc version must’ve been crazy to be true
I ended playing only 1 match because of how bad it was. I understand that its a technical preview, but at some point you just need to at least have a playable build so the people testing will actually enjoy playing and decide to keep doing so. The framerate was terrible (I cant even imagine how it was worse on PC), an absurd amount of visual glitches, terrible textures, everything looked incredibly oversaturated, redeploying took forever,. It was just really unsatisfying to play. All things Im sure will be better, might even already be in the current build, but I just cant see how they thought using such an early build would be good enough
''you just need to at least have a playable build so the people testing will actually enjoy playing and decide to keep doing so.'' Truth right here. This was such a pain of a test. When I switched the settings to ultra, something incredible happened. I felt like I was in a nightclub going through a black hole backwards. I feel like I should be getting paid for this.
Leaked footage showed at times tech test build looks outdated like almost Bad Company level graphics. Hopefully it will get huge improvements in the latest build. Because that looked ugly as hell.
Was playing on a laptop and now I have a mild headache.
In other words, they’ve barely stabilized one singular build and the game is far from being completed.
I have a feeling that this game is going to be as buggy as BF4 was or is going to have to get delayed. I am not going to be surprised if the game is released in a broken state, this game is definitely not a day 1 buy for me.
Took them over a year to make BF4 somewhat playable I really hope that there won't a repeat of that BF4 launch. It was a mess even today the game still have a taste of bugginess in it like the game being patched together too many times.
Ps5 and series x make pc look obsolete specially with current nonsense gpu prices. Consoles specially ps5 have more advanced architecture than pc. Data flowing from superfast ssd i/o straight to gpu, unified fast memory and custom hardware ment for game developing. With pc data goes from ssd to cpu then gpu driver etc. Then having poor optimazation from devs and bad drm performance issues becouse even high end pc gamers download games illegal. Pc has lost all of its aaa exlusives it used to have. Sure steam is full of college project games if you enjoy those "indies"
In terms of performance, yes pc's are a little behind due to gpu delays. For games, its the best platform. I have pretty much all platforms and whenever a game releases on pc its where I play it and also pretty much every mmo. all the multiplats and a buttload of other games. In terms of actual playtime, its like 4000 hrs on pc vs 100hrs on console (those few exclusives). It's like once I'm done with Uncharted I go back to my pc regular games. There are few exclusives that dont come to pc and most of us dont care about them. Our pc regular games is where its at. Also there's a reason why e-sports is synonymous with pc. It doesnt matter what people say. PC dominates and will dominate even further. From e-sports to streaming and everything in between, its incredible. I was literally playing Fallout 4 while afk fishing in Black Desert Online via Geforce Now. Thats one of the bazillion benefits of pc. My RTX 3070 arrived yesterday. And my new build has just begun. Few more days :))))
Bro that's some controversial stuff you're saying right there, I hope you're prepared for the inevitable backlash, lol.
Sounds really fishy that the only explanation is "Critical Issue" so much for transparency from DICE. They better come out soon and say more about the issue we sure as hell can't tell them what's wrong with it since you pulled it away from PS5 users you better know what's that critical issue is.
I feel Sony shut them down internally. Didnt let them pull another cyberpunk. The alpha felt like that tbh.
I have seen many play test, and I have seen about 10 weapons only available for the beta. I have a feeling that EA is going to lock the other 150 behind a pay wall when the game is released.
Ea will get max profit from PlayStation consoles for this game. But they have critical issues on PS5 tech beta. Ea always good with Microsoft all of us knowing that. But surprisingly PC getting problems too. Ps4-X1 Pro and X model and same time Series X and S consoles, PC and PS5. Lots of machines means lot's of problems for development. (Esl guy)
It's marketed for Xbox so it makes sense they're going to prioritize it over any other platform
Tech test ran terribly on my PC. I7-7700K 16GB DDR4 Ram and RTX 2080. For comparison I can run COD 2019 and Cold War at 100FPS in 1440P on High. I couldn't get a stable 60FPS on 1080P
well, it runs like hot garbage on Pc, but according to xbox sources it runs just great on xbox seems legit
That exclusive marketing deal is really showing it’s true colors. It’s being developed on PC, for an XBOX that’s chock full of PC hardware and runs “worse” on PC? Sounds like some spin going on here.
New Gen, new configurations to optimize for. Nothing new here.
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