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Everyone's worried now that The Division will get the Watchdogs treatment.

...it's all just assumptions until we see the final products, however, the videos they release are all we have to go by right now and they appear to be wanting in the graphics department compared to original gameplay footage.

They have showed us some Division gameplay and a demo showcasing snowdrop engine technology but part of me thinks a lot of what we saw won't make it in to the final product.

someone (on neogaf) posted this as the latest build of the division lol:



That's Freedom Fighters. http://www.metagames.ru/pc/game/Freedom_Fighters/
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post #222 of 249
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I bet you'll still have those people that are like "It still looks good, gameplay over graphics anyday"

Lol!
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That's Freedom Fighters. http://www.metagames.ru/pc/game/Freedom_Fighters/

It was a joke.tongue.gif

I think this situation is especially unfortunate for the console gamers. You had to know they weren't going to look as good as pc. That's always been the case. But this is suppose to be a next-gen title and next gen consoles are suppose to deliver something more substantial than what that PS4 trailer indicated. Either way you slice it, it was still deceptive to show pc game play and push it as though consoles will look similar. Granted, they can get away with saying that because it isn't saying it will look exactly like the e3 2012 demo. Appearance is subjective. They can exploit that comparison even if they know what we really mean and want.
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same thing they did with far cry 3 "Pissed me off soo MUCH mad.gif " Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Hmmpppfff....we did get a console port. I was looking forward to this game. That E3 footage looked amazing...what happened with the final product? Laziness? REP for posting the vid. Ubi deception exposed.
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Hmmpppfff....we did get a console port. I was looking forward to this game. That E3 footage looked amazing...what happened with the final product? Laziness? REP for posting the vid. Ubi deception exposed.

final product is allright i guess. what pisses me off is that the had a sick looking game that was running just fine and they dumbed it down to what i would almost call a cartoon feel :/
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final product is allright i guess. what pisses me off is that the had a sick looking game that was running just fine and they dumbed it down to what i would almost call a cartoon feel :/

If you check out the final FC3 footage for the consoles vs pc, they all look very similar (texture/lighting wise). That E3 footage was on a totally different level. Seems to me, why put in the extra effort/work for the pc when the majority of sales will come from consoles (cant handle the effects). Obvious business decision, but definitely bait & switch maneuver on pc gamers. Watch Dogs seems to be following the same route. Even with Ubi being caught/exposed, I dont think they will have enough time to 'fix' the pc version.
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If you check out the final FC3 footage for the consoles vs pc, they all look very similar (texture/lighting wise). That E3 footage was on a totally different level. Seems to me, why put in the extra effort/work for the pc when the majority of sales will come from consoles (cant handle the effects). Obvious business decision, but definitely bait & switch maneuver on pc gamers. Watch Dogs seems to be following the same route. Even with Ubi being caught/exposed, I dont think they will have enough time to 'fix' the pc version.

Of coarse, but they had allready put the extra work in as seen in the video. hopefully watch dogs looks as good as trailers if not better thumb.gif
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Of coarse, but they had allready put the extra work in as seen in the video. hopefully watch dogs looks as good as trailers if not better thumb.gif
They put the "extra work" in the FC3 videos as well and you can see how well that turned out.
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They put the "extra work" in the FC3 videos as well and you can see how well that turned out.

As far as I understand there is actually not much difference in "work" involved in using higher quality models as content is initially produced at very high quality and then later on down-scaled to give acceptable frame-rate on your intended hardware. So you can throw in qual SLI Titans in your "PS4 dev kit inn PC case" and just brute force jaw dropping GFX in a title early in development, I believe. The "added work" comes, as far as I understand it, from optimizations that are needed to run the good-looking content at acceptable frame-rate on your intended platform. So if you cant be arsed to optimize you just downscale content couple notches more and *bam* are at your desired frame rate.
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I really don't understand why people get all butthurt over graphics these days. Gameplay and story are most important. Hell dude, look at FFVI. AMAZING story but the graphics were... to be desired >.>

That's your opinion - i find great graphics adds to the immersion of the game and i don't want to go back to the 80 - 90's biggrin.gif

And yes i have a hd 6540 biggrin.gif My backup card waiting to jump on the next best .... thumb.gif

I bet most of us on here want better graphics thumb.gif

Do we ?
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If games are built on PCs, then should it not be easier to develop the game for pc first followed by the console versions? It just seems to me that developers are working backwards.
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