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post #21 of 40
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Originally Posted by MoBeeJ View Post
Guys it has been proven that when you set the quality to low or lowest on crysis its the same graphics as ps3 and xbox.

So crysis 2, let alone 1 and wh, can be run on most gpus on low and set the resolution to 720p.
So its pc all the way.
You are misinformed as you are wrong.

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Texture-handling overall appears to be very roughly in line with the PC game's medium setting, but with more detail. Crysis on PC has a lower resolution texture pack for this setting, but examination of the console version seems to indicate that these lower-res assets aren't being used. Texture streaming is disabled at this level on the PC version, but the chances are that it is included as standard in CE3, which would explain the bonus detail we see. This element is crucial for the console version of CryEngine3 - the ability to stream in new visual assets from hard disk or the optical drive is essential in matching the prowess of competing technologies such as Unreal Engine 3.
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Water detailing looks like something of a mixed bag - anything from sub-medium to high quality in PC terms. The update rate of the water seems to be significantly lower than the medium setting, and the various crabs and fish seen in the PC build are also absent. The water effect itself seems to have the 3D waves of the high setting, while reflection quality is on par with Crysis's medium level.
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Shadow levels are always something of jumble on console, and the effect throughout the CE3 demo is a touch disappointing. The update on the shadowmaps is very slow, worse than medium in Crysis, but obviously better than the low setting on the PC version where there are no shadows at all.
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Finally, post-processing is again a rather intriguing hybrid of elements from the very lowest and very highest settings seen in the original Crysis. There's no depth-of-field at all that we could discern, and no anti-aliasing either. However, the colour-grading, sun-shafts and god-rays all hail from the very opposite end of the quality spectrum. Motion blur is a key aspect in Crysis's image quality and this seems to be equivalent to the medium setting in the PC version.
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CryTek's technical showcase on console is an intriguing mix of sub-medium-level settings for some elements, all the way up to "very high" in others.
What I find the most interesting about their tech analysis was the fact that developing for consoles allows them to bring a more optimized experience for PC gamers:

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Another factor computer owners should consider is that the optimisation work required to get CryEngine working on console will inevitably lead to significant performance boosts when rolled back across to PC, a point of view expressed in this GDC presentation from Valve, which discusses in depth the challenges of moving from a pure PC development environment to multi-format. There was a useful performance bump between Crysis and Warhead, but both games still targeted a dual-core CPU for optimum performance. Bearing in mind the six hardware threads available in the Xenon CPU, plus the six available Cell SPUs, CryTek would have been hard at work in scaling their engine to work across many more processors. The best gaming CPUs on PC right now are quad-cores, so those efforts will transition across back to PC very nicely. Bottom line: we would hope that Crysis 2 will be a technical showcase regardless of platform, scaling to match the power of the system you run it on.
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post #22 of 40
PC of course!
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i am an avid pc gamer...ill definitely get it on pc like i planned then because im a hardcore multiplayer fan. anyone else as intensely excited as i am lol?
I think you've already answered your question.

In all seriousness, is there not any cross compatible multiplayer mode?
    
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post #24 of 40
PC is a no brainer if you have a good system.
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post #25 of 40
You come to OCN and ask PC or console?

You'll find most will tell you PC and if you have both and if you want all the bells and whistles then I'd also recommed PC.

If you want to play from your couch and most of your friends will buy on console, then go console.
 
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post #26 of 40
Xbox 360, you serious?

Get out, now...

Crysis should be PC Exclusive, I dont want snotty 9yr old's playing it..
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post #27 of 40
Pc!!!

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post #28 of 40
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Go xbox because pc graphics suck, also modding is 10x better on the xbox.
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/scanning comment for sarcasm ...
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pc graphics suck? didi rly just read that.... blasphemy


guess youve never heard of dx11
/scanning comment for stupidity ...
    
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post #29 of 40
nah xbox who needs kb and mouse when you got the awesomeness of a controller

eh so you get killed every five seconds after respawn on multiplayer, so what

you are using xbox and that is all that matters
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post #30 of 40
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Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
Xbox 360, you serious?

Get out, now...

Crysis should be PC Exclusive, I dont want snotty 9yr old's playing it..
I'm 23
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