During EA’s event at the GDC yesterday, we were given a more detailed look into one of it’s extraordinary breakthrough titles Battlefield 3, with DICE Art Director, Gustav Tilleby saying that the graphics will be as ground-breaking on consoles as the PC.
Whilst the Frostbite 2.0 engine that is used to power Battlefield 3 is said to be “a step beyond our competitors,” according to Tilleby, many critics believe that the trailers doing the rounds for the game are clearly rendered on the high-ends of PC technology, and will not deliver on console versions.
“The positive thing is that the new rendering technique allows us to do more complex calculations at no extra cost,” said Tilleby. He also added that “the game will look very good, even on 360.”
Executive Producer Patrick Bach also stepped in to put his theory forward, which stated that he promises that the console version of Battlefield 3 will look “amazing,” due to the “core technology.” You can read the article over on NowGamer for more on this story.
Although most games still look stunning on consoles, it is clear that PC games have the edge when it comes to showing beautiful displays of pixels. Does this mean that next-generation consoles need to come out quicker than expected, or are you happy with the way graphics still presented by the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3?
Taking that graphics in general on high-end PC’s is above that of consoles into consideration, will you be buying games on the PC, or do you believe that using a console is still where it’s at?