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I am not as excited for Watch Dogs as I am for The Division...I hope they don't pull the same prank with The Division because I will be super pissed!
Oh don't worry they will. This isn't the first time Ubisoft has downgraded quality from the first reveal:

 

True but the game still looks good.

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And how did the guy who posted that differentiate between the PS3 and PS4 controls? Pretty obvious that's the PS3 version, if true, not the PS4 version.
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L3 is just clicking the left analog stick down, same for "R3"

My bad, I use my PS3 controller for my PC and Android devices, its always been the analog stick icon with the down arrow on top of it.
   
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True but the game still looks good.
Agreed, although Watch Dogs has a bigger difference in graphical quality.
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I guess this is what happens when you fool everyone with a game demo running on PC hardware light years ahead of consoles.
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Oh don't worry they will. This isn't the first time Ubisoft has downgraded quality from the first reveal:


Oh man, I am not looking forward to that...I am NOT looking forward to the disappointment!
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True but the game still looks good.

Yeah but that does not mean it any less disappointing. Watch dogs was shaping up to be the game that would really push the envelope and show what an really good next gen title could be like. Instead its starting to look more and more like GTA V HD edition. Not bad looking by any means but lacking much of the refined fidelity that people where expecting next gen titles to have. People want next gen, not last gen 1080p.

Its like getting vanilla Tomb Raider (PC not console) instead of the Tomb Raider definitive edition. Each graphics feature on its own seams insignificant but cut out enough of thous little things and it starts to add up and becomes more and more noticeable.


Just look at what a difference subsurface scattering does in terms of skin shading. And how the improved dynamic lighting improves immersion. This illustrates really well how PC graphics have been held back by last gen consoles. Our PC have the juice to do all thous things but as the old consoles could not and so we didn't get it either.

Who knows. Perhaps the reason watch dogs got the down grade wasn't even due to the lack of power on the PS4/Xbone. Perhaps they did it due to the old consoles. Many times publishers want the game to look consistent over all the platforms. They don't want the PS3/Xbox 360 versions to be known as the crappy version.
    
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Im afraid to say it but what we will get for PC is just higher res and maybe a bit better lighting. Y'all should really lower your expectations.

It seems Ubisoft spends extra time on games, not to improve it but to lower graphics
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Im afraid to say it but what we will get for PC is just higher res and maybe a bit better lighting. Y'all should really lower your expectations.

It seems Ubisoft spends extra time on games, not to improve it but to lower graphics

don't forget cranking the DRM to eleven...
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I also look for a great story and good playability. Focus on amazing graphics shouldn't be a top priority.

I would usually agree with that - but in a case like this where they gained all their hype from a demo of a much better looking product? Yeah, that argument doesn't really apply. This is straight up bait and switch.
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Just look at what a difference subsurface scattering does in terms of skin shading. And how the improved dynamic lighting improves immersion. This illustrates really well how PC graphics have been held back by last gen consoles. Our PC have the juice to do all thous things but as the old consoles could not and so we didn't get it either.
What bothers me about that Tomb Raider debacle is, in an interview, their idiot PR guy (and I use the term idiot loosely, he's probably completely moronic) outright said "We're able to do so many more things on these next gen consoles than the previous gen or PC". What a joke. Seriously. Shoot that guy.
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I would usually agree with that - but in a case like this where they gained all their hype from a demo of a much better looking product? Yeah, that argument doesn't really apply. This is straight up bait and switch.
What bothers me about that Tomb Raider debacle is, in an interview, their idiot PR guy (and I use the term idiot loosely, he's probably completely moronic) outright said "We're able to do so many more things on these next gen consoles than the previous gen or PC". What a joke. Seriously. Shoot that guy.

Yeah I don't get why thees PR people have to keep spewing the amount of BS they do. They can't be that miss informed can they? Not that all developers them selves are always honest either. There has been more then a few occasions where the actual people making the game have strait out lied about stuff. Its like they fail to realize that the average gamer is not some dumb kid anymore, the average age is over 30 not 12. If and when the pull this crap they will get called out on it.

The really ironic thing is that PR peoples job is to smooth over the relations between devs and gamers. Like see to it that devs don't over promise and under deliver for example and in general see to it that gamers/press don't take what developers say out of contacts ect. That's what PR people are supposed to do but now days it feels like they are more like full time spin doctors.
    
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