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chubigans
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(12-01-2013, 01:29 AM)
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Nothing really huge here sans one shot:

http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/29/5...ementary-piece

The Verge says that Assassin's Creed runs at 900p on XB1, and 1080p on PS4. However it also has a nasty upscaling filter that is provided by the XB1 that overly darkens the picture and sharpens the image considerably. (lots more talk about that in this thread.) Here's the comparison:


Full Res: http://cdn0.sbnation.com/assets/3647859/AC4-PS4.png


Full Res: http://cdn1.sbnation.com/assets/3647...-ONE-RIGHT.png

GIF form (you really ought to try the slider thing in the Verge site):


Here's another with Call of Duty, with the same sharpening/color issue:


Full Res: http://cdn3.sbnation.com/assets/3647995/COD-PS4.png


Full Res: http://cdn1.sbnation.com/assets/3647...-ONE-RIGHT.png


Here's an example of what the sharpening filter is doing to games. Both images below are of Battlefield 4 on XB1, upscaled to 1080p from 720p:

Originally Posted by Preview/beta build with sharpening and contrast filter

Originally Posted by Final retail version without the filter


Recently Digital Foundry did another look at the Battlefield XB1 version, and the sharpening filter applied to the older build was removed. So this is something devs can easily toggle/remove if they choose to.

Please, for gawds sakes devs, don't use this upscale filter, or remove it via patch. It looks so, so bad.

(Known affected games so far: AC: Black Flag, Killer Instinct, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Dead Rising 3, Powerstar Golf)



NOTE: You can disable this filter by forcing your XB1 to always output at 720p.
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i-Lo
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(12-01-2013, 01:31 AM)
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Eww.
Iacobellis
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(12-01-2013, 01:31 AM)
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Ew!
ricochetguro
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(12-01-2013, 01:31 AM)
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I refuse to believe Assassin's Creed looks like that on the One. Given it can be removed if BF4 is used as evidence everyone do so please! Everyone tweet Microsoft people until it's gone.
Captain Tuttle
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(12-01-2013, 01:31 AM)
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Well at least the title of the thread isn't inflammatory.

PS4 is clearly better as expected
Derrick01
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(12-01-2013, 01:32 AM)
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Holy shit! AC4 already looks pretty sub par on PS4 due to all the last gen assets, but that Xbox One pic is something else. That's atrocious looking.
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(12-01-2013, 01:32 AM)
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The xbox one's image makes my eyes hurt.
Bowler
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(12-01-2013, 01:33 AM)
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Dat secret A1 sauce...


I fucking hate anchovies
Tallshortman
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(12-01-2013, 01:33 AM)
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Waiting for someone to come in here and say the xbox version looks better. MS needs to remove this completely, it's not a feature and makes games look terrible.
enzo_gt
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(12-01-2013, 01:33 AM)
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Xbox, instagram everything.
Vashetti
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(12-01-2013, 01:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

Holy shit! AC4 already looks pretty sub par on PS4 due to all the last gen assets, but that Xbox One pic is something else. That's atrocious looking.

Nope. You can clearly tell that Killzone is better looking, but AC4 has blown me away. It's stunning.
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(12-01-2013, 01:34 AM)
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Guess which one is XO.
kasane
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(12-01-2013, 01:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by EightBitNate



Guess which one is XO.

Lol
KoopaTheCasual
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(12-01-2013, 01:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by enzo_gt

Xbox, instagram everything.

Kids love the Instragram. Clearly this is the right choice~
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(12-01-2013, 01:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by EightBitNate



Guess which one is XO.

Nice lol
Barzul
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(12-01-2013, 01:35 AM)
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They both look bad imo.
alr1ght
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(12-01-2013, 01:36 AM)
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wizzbang
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(12-01-2013, 01:36 AM)
Yet again I find myself liking the Xbox shots more due to the washed out looking colours on the PS4 shots, this is occuring across multiple games now, what's the cause?
EDIT:
OOOF ok that second COD: Ghosts shot........ that's kind of a bit more blatent, that's a big ding on the Xbox One for sure.
EDIT2: and Madden? Nope prefer the contrast on the Xbox One shot again, resolution difference is minimal.
Really really hard to spot the difference on the NBA shot, couldn't care less.
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Uhyve
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(12-01-2013, 01:36 AM)
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Nevermind the filter. Dat black crush. I didn't realize it was so bad.
Chobel
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(12-01-2013, 01:37 AM)
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But I thought there's no way the Xbox One is giving up 30% power advantage to PS4.
Kuro
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(12-01-2013, 01:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

Holy shit! AC4 already looks pretty sub par on PS4 due to all the last gen assets, but that Xbox One pic is something else. That's atrocious looking.

AC4 looks fantastic for a cross gen launch game.
ricochetguro
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(12-01-2013, 01:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Uhyve

Nevermind the filter. Dat black crush. I didn't realize it was so bad.

I'm still not sure how common that is. The sharpening was noticeable in Dead Rising 3(although not to that level) at times but I didn't have the black crush issues some were having.
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(12-01-2013, 01:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by wizzbang

Yet again I find myself liking the Xbox shots more due to the washed out looking colours on the PS4 shots, this is occuring across multiple games now, what's the cause?

glaucoma?
Surface of Me
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(12-01-2013, 01:39 AM)
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Both look like poor excuses as next gen titles, the X1 looking like a slightly more poor excuse.


Originally Posted by cookie-monster

glaucoma?

MS clearly intended the filter in hopes of making the picture look better, to some people, it just might look genuinely better. Dont shit on other's opinions please.
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(12-01-2013, 01:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by wizzbang

Yet again I find myself liking the Xbox shots more due to the washed out looking colours on the PS4 shots, this is occuring across multiple games now, what's the cause?

I dare you to say that again when you see both version in motion. Xbone jaggies will bother you...
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(12-01-2013, 01:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by alr1ght

omg hiliarious!
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(12-01-2013, 01:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by wizzbang

Yet again I find myself liking the Xbox shots more due to the washed out looking colours on the PS4 shots, this is occuring across multiple games now, what's the cause?

I wonder the same.
Guevara
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(12-01-2013, 01:40 AM)
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The most prominent part of these screenshots, the water, actually does look a little better to me in the XB1 shot. GAF I have failed you.
BRocknRolla
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(12-01-2013, 01:41 AM)
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I figured this was likely an exaggeration but... Nope, honestly that looks awful. So much fine detail ruined. AC4 looks gorgeous, the color particularly, and that just mutilates it.
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(12-01-2013, 01:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tallshortman

Waiting for someone to come in here and say the xbox version looks better.

Much sharp. So pop. Such vivid. Wow.
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(12-01-2013, 01:42 AM)
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I think the COD screenshots are a better example. It's a big difference.

(For what it's worth I think AC4 actually would benefit from slightly darker shadows on the PS4, and hence until you really look I can see why some people might actually not hate the Xbox version. Until a good look.)
CSX
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(12-01-2013, 01:44 AM)
oh man at those Ghosts comparisons in the article.

Differene is quite huge.

And one of those NBA 2k14 pics for xb1 is so dark, you cant see the floor reflections...
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(12-01-2013, 01:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by alr1ght

I literally just laughed out loud. Brilliant.
Zefah
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(12-01-2013, 01:44 AM)
Hmm... the game doesn't look nearly that bad on my PS4, so I'm kind of suspicious that the Xbox One version looks as horrible as it does there. I'm not doubting the ugly sharpening filter, though.
UltraGunner
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(12-01-2013, 01:45 AM)
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AssCreed 4 never looked that great to begin with, but all the shit the Xbone adds on just straight up makes it vomit inducing.
Prince Vultan
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(12-01-2013, 01:45 AM)
Xbone pops more.

Originally Posted by wizzbang

Yet again I find myself liking the Xbox shots more

Shocking.
alr1ght
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(12-01-2013, 01:45 AM)
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PS3


360


Xbone


PS4
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(12-01-2013, 01:45 AM)
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Lol.... Smh
ParityBit
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(12-01-2013, 01:45 AM)
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Can this be patched/improved on the XB1?
Winterblink
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(12-01-2013, 01:46 AM)
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Jesus. Who thought that was a good idea?
LiquidMetal14
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(12-01-2013, 01:46 AM)
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Holy crap that CoD comparison really makes the PS4 look amazing compared to the others.
Chobel
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(12-01-2013, 01:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by wizzbang

Yet again I find myself liking the Xbox shots more due to the washed out looking colours on the PS4 shots, this is occuring across multiple games now, what's the cause?

PC and PS4 have the same colors. Xbox One adds sharpness and contrast to output video. To have the same colors in PC/PS4 just modify sharpness and contrast from your monitor/TV options.
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(12-01-2013, 01:46 AM)
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Both images look bad but the Xbox One look even worse.
LiquidMetal14
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(12-01-2013, 01:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by ParityBit

Can this be patched/improved on the XB1?

That would require optimizations and probably concessions considering the PS4 is a good bit more powerful than XB.
R dott B
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(12-01-2013, 01:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zefah

Hmm... the game doesn't look nearly that bad on my PS4, so I'm kind of suspicious that the Xbox One version looks as horrible as it does there. I'm not doubting the ugly sharpening filter, though.

Agreed, I'm playing ACIV on PS4 right now and it doesn't look like that on my tv so I doubt the XB1 version looks that bad.
sn00zer
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(12-01-2013, 01:48 AM)
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Man I dont want ghosts at all but I REALLY want to play that space sequence
Monty Mole
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(12-01-2013, 01:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

Holy shit! AC4 already looks pretty sub par on PS4 due to all the last gen assets, but that Xbox One pic is something else. That's atrocious looking.

Really? AC4 on PS4 is anything but subpar. The texture work is incredible and the game is beautiful to look at in native 1080p too.

The above image doesn't do the PS4 version justice, looks so good in motion.
Tallshortman
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(12-01-2013, 01:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Prince Vultan

Xbone pops more.



Shocking.

At this point I could probably post a black screen and someone will say it looks better.
chubigans
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(12-01-2013, 01:48 AM)
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Posted the COD shots.
commedieu
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(12-01-2013, 01:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by sn00zer

Man I dont want ghosts at all but I REALLY want to play that space sequence

see gravity instead, in 3d.

Originally Posted by Tallshortman

At this point I could probably post a black screen and someone will say it looks better.

Pretty much, they are tea-partying themselves away from reality this gen.

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