Do you expect 1080p to be standard for next-gen games?

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Do you expect 1080p to be standard for next-gen games?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. soulx
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    If so, you're in for a shocker. I guarantee you that 720p will still be very common-place next-gen. Devs would rather have more fancy visual effects at 720p than run their game at 1080p.

    Or do you disagree?
     


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    I do expect it a quarter to mid-way through the generation, but not at the beginning. I don't disagree with you, though, because my prediction is mostly based on wishful thinking and the status of where gaming is at this point in time.
     
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    1080p will be typical for ps4 and x720, but somewhat rare for wiiU. Although a little more common for the wiiU than ps360.
     
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    I agree, except for simpler looking titles. 60fps and better visual effects will always be the priority.
     
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    Don't expect it. Devs are all about the graphics, even if it means running lower res and having a horrible framerate. It's apparently sacrifice everything for the pretty colours.
     
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    Not sure about 60FPS either. Devs seem content with 30FPS for most games especially when it'll allow them to have more REALISTIC GRAPHICS.
     
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    1080p or nothing
     
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    Maybe later down the line when they need it, I think 60fps will be one of the first stepping stones though.
     
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    I'd be disappointed if they went 30 for 1080p. I'd much prefer an incredibly fluid game with very crisp visuals than a fluid game with UBER crisp visuals, especially since the difference between 720p and 1080p may not even be all that noticeable.
     
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    A big factor in dev's decision to go 1080p will be the adoption rates of 1080p TVs amongst gamers. (And focus groups to determine whether any difference can be noticed)
     
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    I'm not entirely sure if this will become the industry by the next generation (some might hesitate for fear of leaving part of their audience out in the cold), but I definitely imagine it will be more prevalent.

    If it's not the standard for next gen, it certainly should be for the generation after that.
     
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    I would rather 720 with a high frame rate, lots of polys, lots of artifacts and vibrant colours.
     
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    I'd rather have great gameplay and shitty graphics. Just saying. Quite frankly I couldn't give two fucks if it was in 1080p or SD, as long as the games are fun I'll probably play them. Probably.
     
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    This isn't a gameplay over graphics discussion?
     
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    Well some expect the other next Gen consoles to skip 1080p and go to ~2k or even 4k.
    What do you (more specifically soulx) think about that?



    To answer thread- Maybe at one point.
     
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    Not unless the consoles are planned to last a long, long time. Like, until the point when 2K/4K TVs are common in households.
     
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    Yeah, that is not happening. Heck 2K resolution televisions aren't even mass-produced yet.
     
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    idc if i have a res of 16 x 9 i just want a good game
     

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