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post #1 of 21
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GameTrailers have uploaded their usual graphical comparison between the three platforms.

I think it says a lot the way of BF3 being a console port.

I, for one, can barely notice a difference.

http://www.gametrailers.com/video/pc-vs-battlefield-3/722998?
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post #2 of 21
Not that i've played it but the majority of the effects are in the subtle things.

I believe it was Nvidia saying something about needing 10x the power to look 2x as good.

It's the sharper edges, shadows, draw-distance, frame-rate, particles, color depth, reflection, subtle textures, texture loading, sound, etc# that are better on the PC.

Nothing insane. None the less it looks amazing from what i've seen in just the beta for both PC and PS3 I could deduct this much. Surely it's the same post-release just a little better.
Edited by Ryleh - 10/26/11 at 8:57pm
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post #3 of 21
You must be blind haha. The PC version looks much better. Look at the lighting, textures, and shadows!
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Originally Posted by Ryleh;15469015 
Not that i've played it but the majority of the effects are in the subtle things.

I believe it was Nvidia saying something about needing 10x the power to look 2x as good.

It's the sharper edges, shadows, draw-distance, frame-rate, particles, color depth, reflection, subtle textures, texture loading, sound, etc# that are better on the PC.

Nothing insane. None the less it looks amazing from what i've seen in just the beta for both PC and PS3 I could deduct this much. Surely it's the same post-release just a little better.

I'm sorry, this doesn't make sense to me.

The PC is 10x as powerful than either console.

I'm not going to believe that it takes 10x to have 2x better graphics because with identical hardware, PC and consoles look the same.

If you're saying that these days, it takes 10x as much PC hardware for a game to look 2x as good between PCs, then that's another issue.
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ps3 and xbox 360 graphic is so out of style compared to pc. it's not even funny
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post #6 of 21
Not high enough resolution on video for me to tell. First hand I can tell the difference between PC and PS3 though.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryleh;15469015 
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It's the sharper edges, shadows, draw-distance, frame-rate, particles, color depth, reflection, subtle textures, texture loading, sound, etc# that are better on the PC. ....

This. The biggest differences I saw were in smoke, but there was also simply more NPCs running around on the PC than on the consoles for a couple of those scenes.
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post #8 of 21
I feel bad about spending all this money on a computer at times and this is one of those times that it doesn't help to tell me that a 5 year old console might look as good as my $250 video card when I put it on medium/high settings to get a playable game.
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post #9 of 21
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I feel bad about spending all this money on a computer at times and this is one of those times that it doesn't help to tell me that a 5 year old console might look as good as my $250 video card when I put it on medium/high settings to get a playable game.

Yup, that's exactly how I feel - cheated!

It's not that my PC can't run better graphics - physically it must be able to, since 512 > 64.

It's that developers code for console, then add little tiny useless features to the PC version, which no one even notices.

Everyone agree to call BF3 a console port, just like Crysis 2?
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As I said before and people laughed, if it's a port or made for multiple platforms, it won't be amazing on PC and BF3 is proof of that. They have to cater to lowest denominator simple as that. Tired of the hype and them thinking us fools.
 
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