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Battlefield 4 native Full HD support
It looks like Battlefield 4 will run on native 1080p. This is great news for those who plan to buy a PlayStation 4 and it was time to switch on to the High Definition native resolution. This will basically mean more quality for all widescreens and we also wait to see somewhat better graphics on the next generation system. It won't be revealed until we see how it runs and if it will benefit from the new DirectX version. From the PS3 to PS4 there might be huge differences, but it seems that the PC has already supassed what those consoles are capable of.
Even though Battlefield is a very demanding game, we won't believe that it will run greatly on a PS4 with the same graphics as that of the PC. The teraflops from a PS4 are on par with an AMD Radeon 7850 which can be bought for as low as 100$ (used) and it doesn't seem appealing if you can create a computer system for less than the price of the PS4. Either way, it will surely be future proof and you won't need to upgrade the console, while the PC might need upgrades every now and than which might cost more in the long run. PC gamers have always benefited from the new graphics technology, like for example the DirectX 11.1 which is already part of Windows 8 and Microsoft's move for the Xbox One was not so genius after all. If someone wants to get the same graphics as Xbox One they can buy a PC. If DirectX 11.2 or 12 shows off, you will certainly upgrade and benefit from it immediately, meanwhile Xbox One players and PS4 have to wait for an upgrade to their system.
This is somewhat bad news for the consoles, especially now that the tablets have a lot more performance. While the iPhone 5s is a threat to console gaming, it is sure that it won't be running native Full HD while playing a mobile version of Battlefield 4. We would like to see more power to the mobile market, so that console companies like Sony and Microsoft don't give their gamers just the performance for those high prices. If you buy used hardware, you are sure to benefit from it in the long run. That will cost you less and you will be able to play Battlefield 4 in its native resolution or other games which might come with native 1080p.Discuss more on the forums