Gamersmint: Battlefield 3 has just started to come out of the shadows and needless to say, it looks absolutely amazing. So we decided to see how what we have seen of BF3 so far stacks up against the current online FPS king, Black Ops.
Battlefield 3 looks far better however, I'm waiting for the next Cod announcement, only then we'll see who's the winner.
comparing an old title to a new title very original
Keep in mind black ops is only 3-4 months old, and these BF3 screenshots are from the alpha version.
Keeping in mind too that Black Ops was a poor effort by Treyarch, especially on PS3, I want to see what Sledgehammer Games does.
Why compare it with Black Ops? CoD graphics stayed the same since CoD4, you might aswell compare Battlefield 3 graphics with CoD4.
Better comparison here. BlOps http://i.imgur.com/MiGS8.jp... BF3 http://www.neogaf.com/forum... No question BF3 kills BlOps.
with cod4 gameplay over a pretty game any day. Im not saying bf3 is good or bad but graphics are not everything. I hope there is some substance behind those visualls. Then we are all winners
Actually, I think comparing to an "old" game is precisely how it should be done. How else do you see the evolution of graphics over time? Battlefield 3, even in its alpha state, destroys anything we've seen so far. PC or Console, no doubt. And that's great. It's about time someone gave the PS3 a little competition!
@1.1.6 Crysis 1 is still doing that.
Im not going to lie the Black ops screenshots dont look as bad as I thought they would
The next COD will look the same like the others. Don't get your hopes up;
Agreed. They (IW) already said that a new engine would be "detrimental" to the series.
I disagree, if respawn entertainment and slegehammer games decide to do something a little different, the game may look good when it's released. This is their last chance to prove that CoD is still unique, I really hope they release a beta around September.
@farhad2k8 "I disagree, if respawn entertainment and slegehammer games decide to do something a little different, the game may look good when it's released." Seriously, dude? Keep dreaming. They can't afford to do anything different with the annual CoD releases. None of the games since Modern Warfare (or after) will do anything different otherwise it opens up a slew of new problems, glitches, bugs and errors that they'll have to spend time fixing and we all know Activision hates for their developers to waste time fixing things.
respawn has nothing to do with CoD! some key members left IW and formed Respawn, but CoD belongs to AV and IW is still alive!
@Smurfz IF you really believe the next call of Duty will have any chance standing up to BattleField 3, you're out of your mind.
no contest. however I am impressed by's COD's facial details.
comparing visuals between two games who's release dates are a year or more apart. nice job
sadly! it's because they said already they are sticking with CoD4 engine! another year, another sub-HD CoD on consoles. get over it!
you said nothing that changes the fact that comparing bbc3 to cod:bo isnt fair
also considering how old the black ops engine is and to me MW2 looks and plays WAY WAY WAY BETTER just loose the tubes 1 man army and commando
its not fair because battlefield pictures are not the final build. yes indeed battlefield rocks
Call of Duty is simply no match for this beauty.
It looks better than either of those two games. Battlefield 3 has a visual quality which is only slightly lower than what I'd expect from a true next gen game. Impressive technology, very impressive.
WOAH dont ever compare BF3 to COD ?....BF3 destroys COD
Battlefield 3 is looks way better than Black Ops but beating it at the gameplay, will hold the key for EA. I can't wait for this though.
Amazing shots on both ends!
LOL wtf this isnt even a fair comparison. COD fails miserably. It's the Coca Cola of FPS. It sells the most but it's bad for you. Activision doesnt care about making improvements.
Coca Cola? Correction, McDonalds.
Big Mac and a diet coke*
I agree but I see a new attitude in Respawn ent. And with SlegeHammer games joining in, you never know what to expect. Maybe they'll go back to the CoD4 days?
lol comparing a high end, pc game, to a console game (that shot of COD might be on PC but the PC version is a console port anyway). Dumb.
doesnt say anywhere that this is the pc version. dumb. and anyway pc version of blackops would still not look good as the ps3 or 360 version of bf3
if you watch the newest gameplay reveal, you see WASD pop up while he is dragging the fallen soldier, so yes, its PC footage. edit: crap, my bad man, didnt read the comment you replied to. didnt realize he was referring to black ops. i apologize, and respectfully retract my comment.
@upbeat I only said it 'might' be PC footage of blackops, in the hope that they'd have at least tried make the comparison as fair as possible. Otherwise it only makes it an even worse, comparison. Considering that was all I was iterating, your comment is redundant and therefore 'dumb'.
lol... Battlefield 3 will obviously win every single time.. It's next-gen. Completely all-new re-written engine built to take full advantage of high-spec PCs as well as Xbox 360 & PS3. Black Ops is... well, it's just Call of Duty, same old engine re-used, re-cycled, improved ever so slightly with every new release.. It's sort of like comparing the Quake engine to the CryEngine 3. HUGE difference.
Battlefield is using a bleeding egde engine, COD, well COD, is not.
And now that we know that the new CoD will use the same engine, no way that it could be better than BF
bad comparison, Battlefield EASILY blows black ops away, but they used such small, compressed black ops shots to make it looks even more obvious. im not sticking up for black oops(hehe) at all, just saying they could have used screens of similar res.
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Considering how good Battlefield 3 looked in the announcement trailer, and considering the fact it will only get better... I think you could compare it with any CoD yet to come this generation, and Battlefield 3 will still win this argument, hands down.
Really? is there any point to this article. a COD game hasnt been graphically impressive since cod4 and its been running on the same engine since then.
Lets compare the final build of BF3 to the final build of COD MW3...That will be a more fair comparison.
MW3 vs BF3 will never be a "fair" comparison. BF3 uses a cutting edge, DX11 engine. MW3 will use the same slightly upgraded version of the COD2 engine we've been seeing for the last 5 years.
honestly? fs do some research before commenting on an article, cod8 is still going to use the cod4 engine. like half the people on here have said that already. bf3 will look better than cod10. Fact
Problem for cod is there still tweaking an old engine.
Why would you bother comparing these two?... Next time let's compare an AMC Gremlin to a Chevy Camaro.
I have never been a fan a screen shot comparisons. The game needs to be in motion.
Most fps have ben winning graphically since 3 cod games ago ... pointless comparison
Why are they comparing an alpha build with retail.... These 'comparisons' and BF3 articles are getting WAY out of control.... Yes it looks beautiful Yes it looks better then CoD Yes it's state of the art tech How many ways can a website show the same 6 screenshots? EDIT: Is this PC? Because I know BO on my PS3 does not have a res like these shots... I can barely make out a clan tag on my weapon, where as these shots it's practically jumping off the screen.
because its a smaller imaage, quite clearly, unless ur tv is 12"
hope call of duty would get rid of 60fps and instead improve textures, animation and lighting. Oh and bf3 has destructible environments and vehicles so larger areas.
call of duty advantage is really the 60fps fluid gameplay. like many say - gameplay over graphics. But games like Killzone 3, Crysis 2 and Battlefield 3 the 30 fps zone seems to be enough to enjoy it.
the argument is used against those games , as if somehow they had an inferior gameplay . Besides there are a few games that arent 30 fps that easily got an even more frantic pace and gameplay in other genres . Heck will that excuse even hold against a 60 fps Rage ? They dont keep the engine for 60 fps , they keep it cause it's cost efficient , leave them leeway to use the money instead on marketing and make them a fortune .
do people acually think that no game can pry them away from cod? its been years and the time is coming
lol CoD Black Ops looks so bad and after playing the demo yep it really looks bad
i accuse modern warfare 2 and world at war and black ops from blatantly copying modern warfare 1
BF3 looks to have more contrast. Either way, Imma enjoy myself like a man gettin' a lapdance.
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