Originally Posted by Flames21891
That still seems kinda...off. The game's software not supporting AA for one brand specifically is already a bit odd. Considering that AA has been such a standard feature for many many
years, and not only did Arkham Asylum's software side not support it, but still actively disabled the driver based AA...just seems shady.
Maybe you're right about AMD dropping the ball, but there are so many games out there (especially the smaller ones) that still support AA for both Nvidia and AMD cards without any sort of help from either company. Obviously they're getting AA to work without the help of the manufacturers, so why was Asylum suddenly a special case? Console port or not, that's quite odd.
Actually, according ESP's link driver support AA was allowed. It just isn't as optimized as in game AA.
Secondly, console ports generally have little in the way AA. Remember the only console that has native AA is the Xbox 360 with its 10mb of EDRAM or whatever it is, PS3 has some clever FXAA/MLAA type stuff to do real time rendering but it requires use of SysMem.
I am not saying these events are COOL. Don't get me wrong. I have no desire for people who pay top dollars not get top support, I merely claimed that based on the evidence you can not blame nVidia for these issues with out definitive proof. My first post simply declared there have always been perks with certain games using nVidia. AMD are starting to to do it. Starting with the launch of the 5xxx / 6xxx radeons they are definitely developing the same "comfy" relationships... but its still not where it should be. Triple AAA titles often go broken at launch by AMD Drivers for a few days, sometimes even weeks/months for CrossfireX. As a fanboy of gaming, thats always unacceptable. nVidia has always seem to have an edge here, whether its whispering sweet nothings in the developers ears, or actually providing QA / Development Feedback and design tips. A lot of people forget that despite costing more, nVidia spends tons of money on developers, R&D, and software support. In essence, the customer pays a little more, for a little more peace of mind.
Originally Posted by ESP
You guys can stick your head in the sand all you want, just because you can't see it doesn't mean it's not there.
What I see is an error in your logic and accusations, I am just merely pointing them out.Edited by RagingCain - 3/8/12 at 8:44am