Battlefield 4 interview part 3: Bach talks console optimisation, 60FPS & installs

Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 11:14 GMT By Dave Cook

Battlefield 4 executive producer tells VG247′s Sam Clay all about the shooter’s console optimsation and installs. He has stressed that DICE wants to push all console formats to the best of its ability.

The clip follows part two of Sam’s interview, in which Bach discussed the Battlefield 4 campaign. He said it’s going to surprise you.

Battlefield 4 is out October 29 in the States and then November 1 in the UK and Europe. PS4 and Xbox One editions will launch at the respective console launches.

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  1. Erthazus

    60 frames.. in 720p. Oh yeah…
    Hey, PS3 can do 60 frames per second too in 240p image, i’m sure.

    #1 9 months ago
  2. Xbone

    They wanna push consoles but they dumb down the ps4 version cause of the xbone. Ok.

    #2 9 months ago
  3. Keivz

    While it’d be nice to have both, 60 fps @ 720p >>>> 30 fps @ 1080p, especially sitting 7 feet from your telly combined with the excellent console upscalers and AA. I don’t think the resolution has been confirmed though.

    #3 9 months ago
  4. Erthazus

    Excellent Console upcalers?
    L O L?

    That is exactly opposite. If your game is in 1080p 30 fps vs 720p 60 fps you get worse image in 720p. The difference is that it is smoother in 60 fps… but how about V-SYNC option? That is also depends n how 60 frames will be smooth or not.

    #4 9 months ago
  5. Keivz

    I find the upscaling done by consoles to be quite good (much better than on PC anyway), but that’s quite subjective and there’s nothing ‘opposite’ about it. However, there’s a level of diminishing returns in regards to the benefit of an increased resolution whereby the difference between 720 upscaled with AA and native 1080p, while still apparent, become less and less relevant with increasing viewing distance. Comparatively, the difference between 30 vs 60 fps is apparent no matter where you’re sitting, and ‘V-SYNC’ does nothing to change that.

    #5 9 months ago