On the eve of Battlefield 4‘s official release, we get our first side-by-side comparison of the game running on both next-generation consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
DigitalFoundry have put together a video directly comparing the two versions of Battlefield 4 side-by-side in a number of slow-motion sequences. Though there is clearly a bit of a difference, some of you may have a preference for one over the other either way.
Thus far, reviews for the game have confirmed the resolution in which the game runs at on each platform, stating that while the PlayStation 4 version runs at 1600×900, the Xbox One version sits at a 1280×720 resolution.
Interestingly, EuroGamer notes that “both versions are treated to post-processing anti-aliasing too, seemingly equivalent to the refined, high setting on PC. However, this doesn’t tell the whole story. As you may notice in our screengrabs, the actual results on PS4 lack the corresponding level of crystal clarity we’d expect of such a significant resolution boost. This should surely be a home run for Sony’s console, but what is likely to be a software-based upscale to 1080p delivers less-than-stellar returns, and for better or worse leaves the Xbox One with an often crisper looking, albeit much more aliased image.”
Check out the video below and tell us what you think in the comments!
Digital Foundry has also uploaded a side-by-side frame rate comparison between the two consoles.
IGN has posted their own PlayStation 4 / Xbox One comparison which you can check out below. Thanks, Jody Clark!