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[Joystiq] Skyrim 'mostly a DirectX 9 game,' PC mods could make it to consoles

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In a recent interview with Eurogamer, Bethesda's Todd Howard discussed the differences between the PC and console versions of the studio's upcoming RPG, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim -- or, rather, the lack thereof. "The game looks the same," Howard said, though he later added, "With the PC, the texture sizes are going to be as big as you want to make them, and you can pump the resolution up, obviously." As far as the visual nitty-gritty (yes, that's a technical term), Howard explained that Skyrim is "mostly a DirectX 9 game in terms of how the shaders work."
I wonder if this will get same response as Crysis 2?

EDIT: Oh and he also talks about trying to bring PC mods to the console versions if you go to the source

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Edited by G. Callen - 4/20/11 at 5:47pm
post #2 of 95
i wonder if i can play this on my netbook.
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DirectX 9 and the same graphics on console and pc? Gotta love the visuals
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post #4 of 95
You need to add the entire title mate . But I wonder how this game would fair against older hardware if it indeed is mostly a dx9 game.
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Wasn't sure if it was going to fit Cheers mate.
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Love this comment from comments section in the source link:
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Maybe PC gamers should actually buy games before complaining about developers who cater to the people who actually ... buy their games.
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Love this comment from comments section in the source link:

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Love this comment from comments section in the source link:
He's basically asking for trouble
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I hope we bypass all that "Skyrim is gonna blow" crap that Crysis 2 seemed to get. Still thought the game was great.
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post #9 of 95
Not a problem with it looking the same as long as I can up the texture res.

At least they have told us rather than telling us It will look awesome and wonderful only for us to find it is a console port.

Like Crytech did
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Time to wait for Elder Scrolls VI
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