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Edit: Had a loading time comparison but apparently it was based on out of date PS5 firmware. Will wait for more up to date comparisons there

Last edited by Otter - on 06 November 2020

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Odd. Seems like SONY undersold their BC efforts. The results of their efforts aren't just satisfactory enough. They are, as DF puts it, fantastic?

Last edited by LurkerJ - on 06 November 2020

wow much better than I expected.

Digital Foundry seem to be in love with it, showcaseing alot of games that run better in BC on PS5 vs the XSX.
(ei. XSX games target higher resolutions, but fail to keep locked 60fps (50-60fps ranges), while PS4 is slightly lower resolution but always 60)

Last edited by JRPGfan - on 06 November 2020

Hyped for it. Nice to see that they put effort on it.



It was an interesting video indeed.
If you had a 30 FPS cap, you have one now (and need it removed).
If it was 900p before, it is 900 now.

The one I found most interesting was Sekiro. PS went checkerboard, Xbox went native. Yet the PS has a better frame-rate because of that.

Oh and clearly the best? 60FPS Knack.



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Bandorr said:
It was an interesting video indeed.
If you had a 30 FPS cap, you have one now (and need it removed).
If it was 900p before, it is 900 now.

The one I found most interesting was Sekiro. PS went checkerboard, Xbox went native. Yet the PS has a better frame-rate because of that.

Oh and clearly the best? 60FPS Knack.

Alot of the games with unlocked framerates, because the PS4pro target lower resolutions, it means in BC, the PS5 runs locked 60fps.
The jump from "Xbox One X" to "Xbox series X" is smaller, so alot of games in BC with unlocked frame rates, they fail to hit 60 fps.

DF made it sound like BC is better on the PS5.



Bandorr said:
It was an interesting video indeed.
If you had a 30 FPS cap, you have one now (and need it removed).
If it was 900p before, it is 900 now.

The one I found most interesting was Sekiro. PS went checkerboard, Xbox went native. Yet the PS has a better frame-rate because of that.

Oh and clearly the best? 60FPS Knack.

Does the Xbox Series X works the same or, besides the auto-hdr mode, they have something extra?



finalrpgfantasy said:
Bandorr said:
It was an interesting video indeed.
If you had a 30 FPS cap, you have one now (and need it removed).
If it was 900p before, it is 900 now.

The one I found most interesting was Sekiro. PS went checkerboard, Xbox went native. Yet the PS has a better frame-rate because of that.

Oh and clearly the best? 60FPS Knack.

Does the Xbox Series X works the same or, besides the auto-hdr mode, they have something extra?

I don't know about auto-hdr but it sounded like the same. I watched it earlier while waking up so I didn't take it all in.

The impression was that the past controlled the present though. They had examples of 900p games on xbox being 900p on XSX.

I'm not sure they addressed FPS cap on the Xbox. 

Good video worth watching. Specially if you are more awake than I was.



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Yes a very good BC that Sony didn't keep talking about because that isn't their strategy...
Hope most devs at least make quick patches to unlock framerate and resolution.



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Added some load time comparisons which DF didnt go into