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To those saying that Ubi didn't know the specs of the console in 2012, wouldn't they have had a general idea of what was going to be in them? I mean it was extremely unlikely that console would get anywhere near powerful enough to provide something like what they were showing.

Anyone else feel like the new update of this game looks worse than what the PS4 settings that Sleeping Dogs would be at (if SD was released on the new consoles)?
Edited by Jedi Mind Trick - 3/12/14 at 8:00am
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Iif the PC version of Watch Dogs took a beating graphically I am not purchasing it. I don't care how good the game-play is I refuse to support a company that discards customers self worth so blatantly as to consistently deliver a product that is inferior to what is advertised. If you think that lowly of yourself to not care about what and who you are supporting financially than I highly suggest you reevaluate your attitude and priorities.

Best wishes.
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Originally Posted by PostalTwinkie View Post

They aren't going to bother changing the PS4 version for the PC to be more visually stunning. This is the company that believes that 95% to 98% of PC gamers are pirates, and stole their games.

They can run around and say "I think it looks stunning", and when it really looks like ass they can say "Well it as just an opinion!". If they had any intention of keeping the game visually stunning, like they showed off, they wouldn't have bothered ruining the visuals.

Here is my guess on what went down....

They did the big old "Flashy Flash" reveal, to drive hype, and then realized "Ah crap, the consoles can't really perform at that level. Gotta scrap visuals.", and just did it across the board, instead of just on consoles.

OR!

They are pulling a pre-planned bait/switch, in that they presented visuals they knew they weren't going to continue with, just to drive the hype of the game and get people interested. Knowing that most people will commit themselves to buying it, even with lackluster visuals.

QFT

Ubisoft will give pc gamers whatever they feel like giving us...

in fact we should be so lucky to even have them think of us rolleyes.gif
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Sorry mod.
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Since nobody posted this yet:
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I’d wager that the reason Watch Dogs’ graphics have been downgraded on the high end is due to the fact that it’s shipping on last gen also” said Bleszinski and continued.

Biggest enemy to next gen consoles is publishers hanging onto the last gen. I’ve said it before, it’s limiting the capabilities of next gen.”

Source
post #238 of 249
*sigh* If they refuse to deliver on the graphics they originally revealed, then I no longer have any interest in this game.
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I wasn't planning on getting this to begin with because of UPlay. I can't say that I'm surprised that it looks as bad as it does. This is Ubisoft that we're talking about. It's a shame but at least I wasn't expecting much.
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I’d wager that the reason Watch Dogs’ graphics have been downgraded on the high end is due to the fact that it’s shipping on last gen also” said Bleszinski and continued.

Biggest enemy to next gen consoles is publishers hanging onto the last gen. I’ve said it before, it’s limiting the capabilities of next gen.”

Source

Maybe "next-gen" console nobs are finally feeling how PC gamers have felt for the past decade.
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