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Battlefield 4 video shows the beta running on Xbox 360

Friday, 4 October 2013 15:47 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Battlefield 4 has gone into beta, and to give you an idea of what it looks like, EA has posted a short video of it running on Xbox 360. Battlefield 4 will be available October 29 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. The game will also be made available on PS4 November 12 in North America and in Europe on November 29. The Xbox One version will be release in North America on November 19 and in Europe on November 21.

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34 Comments

  1. Panthro

    Loos like the console gamers who are sticking with their current gen platforms for the time being aren’t going to be so disappointed with BF4, looks pretty playable from where I’m sitting.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. undermyrules

    Was this game made in 2007? Oh wait….. this is the console version, nevermind…

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    The console version of Battlefield 4 has worse graphics then the lowest settings in PC version.
    Not to mention that some of the trees and furniture are missing. LOL.

    Last gen of consoles are ancient.

    this is so horrible.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Javinator

    People were making fun of the Xbone but I don’t need 2 boners! Lol
    The PS4 controllers grips/handles look like 2 penises. I’m sure you Sony fanboys love the idea of gripping firmly onto 2 penises.

    Enjoy your DualPenis 4 controller

    #4 2 years ago
  5. FuntimeBen

    The 360 beta looks pretty terrible. I have been playing it for the last few nights and it looks grey and very sparse. DICE is doing a great job of not showing you the parts of the game that are missing like, boats, furniture, water reflections, or lighting effects. BF3 at least has baked in lighting effects, the BF4 Beta doesn’t, so it looks flat.

    I’m moving to PS4 and hope it looks more comparable to the PC version, because I will be sorely disappointed if t looks anything like the current gen versions.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. VibraniumSpork

    PC gamers are such a warm, friendly, likeable bunch

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Xbone

    @5 They need to sell it, ofc they wont show the dark side of the xbox version.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Panthro

    @4

    I cannot see any resemblance to a penis…
    Its worrying that when you look at a video/ someone playing with the dual-shock controller you think of them gripping two penises.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. VibraniumSpork

    @8 Indeed.

    Tell us @4/Javinator(in explicit detail)…what do you see when you look at this?:

    http://rack.2.mshcdn.com/media/ZgkyMDEzLzAyLzE1L2JjL0JpbGxDb3NieUplLmIzZmUyLmdpZgpwCXRodW1iCTEyMDB4OTYwMD4/1011baa2/67d/Bill-Cosby-Jello-Pop-GIF.gif

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Panthro

    @6

    Hey! I only game on PC except when the last of us and GTA V came out… I actually said something nice about BF4 on consoles above ;)

    #10 2 years ago
  11. VibraniumSpork

    @10 That’s okay Panthro, you can stay – you do own the dopest of all known rides in the galaxy after all :D

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Panthro

    @11

    ;)

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Templar_Dante

    Here it is running on Xbox one:

    http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=690685

    I dont know about what you guys think.. but if this is what it looks like retail, I will be really dissapointed. I have a 7770+i5 2700k pc and it looks alot better than this… Are they even going to bother optimize it for X1???

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Templar_Dante

    Hey Dave, are you going to run a story with those Gaf pics? Its the first footage of the latest build. (Note Kinect functionality at the top of the screen)

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Hcw87

    I hope you don’t normally judge the graphics of a game by an offscreen photo.

    If you read the reports of people who played it at TGS, it’s alot more encouraging.

    PS4 BF4 Gameplay (cam): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4g9fvl1a4t4
    XBONE (cam): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5F4di5QwaE

    Looks alot better than current gen, AND it’s 60fps.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Templar_Dante

    HCW87, Honestly mate, I got it pre-ordered for PS4… and even though the hands on impressions are great.. it is a bit worrying we still havnt seen direct feed footage yet. I just feel inclined to believe EA asked DICE to port the 360-PS3 ports to X1-PS4 and spruce it up.
    Still.. I do hope Dice just releases footage and puts my fears to rest.
    I dont normally judge anything by off-screen footage but that does seem alarming. 5GB ram for games, the textures are terrible. . . etc.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Hcw87

    It IS a port to next gen from current gen.

    BF4 will not look nearly as good as Killzone/Ryse, but it will look noticably better than the current gen version.

    Also remember that next gen supports 64 players, so the maps will be slightly bigger (like the PC version) and you’ll have more flags in Conquest etc. It will be a better experience, so i won’t bother getting it on current gen.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Os Money

    the 360 version is just sad. I’ve been playing it, but it hasnt been very enjoyable. The graphics are worse than bf2 on the 360. The draw distances are awful too and when the tower falls it creates a cloud on the entire map for the rest of the game that you can barely see through. No bullet drop and guys have almost no recoil. No boats and the vehicles feel uninspired. Movement feels like MOH: Warfighter. Elevators are death traps. The map they picked was/is most likely going to be my least favorite map when the game ships because other than the skyscraper it feels boring. Most games of conquest people rather sit on buildings and snipe than do anything productive.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Hcw87

    @18
    Remember the BF3 beta. Operation Metro, the worst map in Battlefield history, and it was the Rush gamemode. The visuals were bad and there were glitches/bugs everywhere.

    Then the full game launched and it was much better overall. Remember it’s a beta, they’re not showing the full visuals/additions to the game.

    Also remember that during the end of the BF3 beta, Caspian Border conquest opened up and it was a huge huge improvement.

    I’m sure they will open Paracel Storm with Obliteration during the BF4 beta aswell.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Os Money

    @19 Yeah i remember, but rush is my favorite mode so im bias there. I enjoyed the bf3 beta quite a bit and i remember the glitch holes in the levels (right near under the first A comm in particular) that people used every game. Having said that I understand its a beta/alpha and still plan on getting the game, just im throwing up alarms for concern is all. Im like Dave and thought BC2 was great (where/when i started playing bf games) due to the level designs and being able to completely change the level (make it flat). The destruction in bf3 felt lacking to say the least. rather have less particle effects and more destruction than simply knocking a hole in a wall. Thats what made bc2 great…sniper in a building…bring that $%^#$ down!

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Hcw87

    I hope they borrow Violition’s Geomod and makes BC3 for nextgen/PC only.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Os Money

    @21 That would be nice.

    Another thing that frankly pisses me off….why cant i edit my loadouts at the main menu? You can only edit them in game or on the (feeling forced upon) battlelog app.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Hcw87

    Yeah, this is something that most definately will be fixed for launch.

    Also the ammo bug, where if you reload, you exchange the whole mag (on 360 atleast) instead of just the bullets you fired. Seen a few beta vids from PC, and it’s exactly like it was in BF3, so it’s a console bug.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Os Money

    i heard that was supposed to be the way it works in hardcore mode. Figured it was either them just showing us how that was going to work or some kind of bug. One other bug i hope they fix during the beta is the battlelog (in game) constantly refreshing and you cant scroll down because it jumps right back to the top when trying to join on a friend.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Erthazus

    Battlefield 4 on the PS4 and Xbox One also not really that great.

    720p and 60 fps on it with shitty textures and visuals compared to PC.
    http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/08/23/gamescom-battlefield-4s-graphics-lacking-on-ps4

    Great next gen consoles. Can’t do decent stuff even in 720p.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. RocknRolla

    The beta is shit anyway.. they freaking changed the controlls for flying and drivng those idiots!!!

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Hcw87

    @26
    You do know there’s a ”veteran” option in the settings menu, right? Helps to actually look before complaining about something.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. fengato

    I’ve been playing it on 360 for some days now, and can conclude that frostbite has always been too much of a stretch for current gen. Cod has simple but polished visuals – bf3 and 4 are simply too ugly and janky on 360 / ps3 for me to invest. Getting ps4 and x1, so hoping that 60 frames and decent textures finally allow me to fully embrace the series.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Panthro

    @28
    Im going to fully embrace it on PC with 1080p 60fps on ultra settings.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. fengato

    ^ I’ve got a good PC, though can’t be bothered with sitting up to a desk for gaming (not that it will worry you, but controller support for BF3 is crap.) Also here in Oz, populated servers for many games are incredibly rare. Just not enough PC players.

    I don’t know how you guys do without the console exclusives.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. viralshag

    @30, I can confirm the pad support on the PC for BF4 is just as abysmal as it was in BF3.

    I want to enjoy this on my nice big TV but not being able to navigate the menus with a pad just makes this a pain so I don’t bother.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. fengato

    ^ Is the sprint toggle issue still present?

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Panthro

    @fengato

    I still own a ps3 and 360 dont get me wrong, i bought the 360 for dead rising 1 and the other exclusives werent so appealing, halo 1 and 2 were amazing but 3+ just felt like nothing got better and it began to get stale…
    PS3 on the other hand, there exclusives kick ass. God of war, uncharted, last of us, shadow of the colossus HD, killzone 2 etc…

    You only use game servers that are in your country?

    #33 2 years ago
  34. E115EnRaged935

    I Really, Really, Really Hope that this is not going to be what the actual Battlefield 4 looks like. Because if it is, I might not even think about buying it. I tried playing the Beta Version download on Xbox 360, and it is absolutely terrible. I was amazed and shocked, in so much awe when I played Battlefield 3 for the first time, that I almost couldn’t play it because the graphics were too great. But Battlefield 4, it is almost like a downgrade from Battlefield 3 instead of an upgrade from it. I mean, I thought the graphics would’ve been outstanding from the third, instead, their not only the same, but a little worse. Now the sound effects and the ambiance and the controls are way better, but I cannot stand this version. I really hope the real Battlefield 4 is something else entirely.

    #34 2 years ago

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    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]