Naughty Dog: PS4's Power Lets Us Amp Up Detail, Scope
PlayStation 4 is allowing Naughty Dog to do pretty amazing things with Uncharted 4: A Thief's End.
The game's creative director, Neil Druckmann, told GamesRadar that certain scenes in the hugely anticipated adventure just wouldn't have been possible with last generation's hardware.
"Because of the PS4, we do not have the constraints with memory that we had in the past. So in the set piece, normally, we'd be going down one road [now] you can see the road branches and splits up. There's a ton of exploration in this game."
Additionally, the power of the new system lets the developers add yet another level of realism to the game's graphics. They're aiming for a "filmic, cinematic" look with Uncharted 4 and the new character models are incredibly detailed (as we've seen in certain pieces of footage). Thanks to the PS4, Naughty could implement 850 possible facial animations for Drake, which is way up from the 120 in Uncharted 3 on PS3.
Sure, the new game will still run at 1080p and 30 frames per second (some gamers were hoping for 60fps), but there's no doubt that the new Uncharted will be one of the best-looking video games in history when it arrives next year. Can't wait, can you?
Related Game(s): Uncharted 4
7/14/2015 10:34:38 AM Ben Dutka