Yesterday it seemed as if the entire gaming world was laser-focused on Battlefield 3, as the game’s console footage got its debut on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon two nights ago, and news immediately erupted that there were some console gamers who were disappointed with the showing. Apparently, to them, it didn’t look quite as good as the PC footage DICE had been sporting since the game’s unveiling, prompting the developer to swiftly respond, stating the obvious that no one should expect console games to look better than the version of a high-end PC. Now we’re getting even more confirmation that the PC version will indeed be the superior one.
According to DICE, consoles will only support 720 output.
That’s the answer Rendering Architect at DICE, Johan Andersson gave via Twitter to a fan who asked: “will Battlefield 3 be in 720p, or 1080p/1080i for consoles?”
Another fan asked why is the main character in BF3 using a different scope(red dot) in the PS3 version instead of a cross hair type scope as in the PC demo. Andersson’s answer was also swift, saying it’s because the PS3 footage we saw two nights ago is a “new build”.
Interesting stuff. Did you expect Battlefield 3 to output 1080p on consoles? Share your thoughts.
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