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Old 12-01-2020, 10:36   #13321
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From the general **** on various comments section on sites, some really don't get when this means.

forza horizon 2 on xbox one is very different to the 360 one. They couldn't downscale the game for the 360, so used the forza horizon 1 engine and it does not have the full open world as of the x1 ver.

Lets say they wanted to release the game on 360 and xbox one (with the same method they are doing on the One and series X), the xbox one version wouldn't of been like want we got on the actual xbox one. It would of been like the actual 360 version of FH2

Dying light for 360 and ps3 was scrapped as they couldn't downscale it, if it was made for 360/ps3 and xbox1/ps4 then the game of would very different and scaled back to get it work on all platforms

Hoping MS meant xbox one will get its own version of exclusives and the new consoles will get its own version

of course series x will look better than xbox one X ver but the point is you can only do certain things with new tech and old tech will hold things back
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Old 13-01-2020, 20:31   #13322
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From the general **** on various comments section on sites, some really don't get when this means.

forza horizon 2 on xbox one is very different to the 360 one. They couldn't downscale the game for the 360, so used the forza horizon 1 engine and it does not have the full open world as of the x1 ver.

Lets say they wanted to release the game on 360 and xbox one (with the same method they are doing on the One and series X), the xbox one version wouldn't of been like want we got on the actual xbox one. It would of been like the actual 360 version of FH2

Dying light for 360 and ps3 was scrapped as they couldn't downscale it, if it was made for 360/ps3 and xbox1/ps4 then the game of would very different and scaled back to get it work on all platforms

Hoping MS meant xbox one will get its own version of exclusives and the new consoles will get its own version

of course series x will look better than xbox one X ver but the point is you can only do certain things with new tech and old tech will hold things back

But the 360 was very different to the Xb1 - only 500meg memery vs 5gig so of course the games had to be totally changed.
The Xb1, Xb1X and Series X all run on the same X86 system so just like Pc games you will get a low end version for Xb1, Mid range for Xb1X and High end/ultra for Series X. For example the new Call of duty runs like **** on Xb1 900p(dynamic) and struggles to get above 45fps and on the Xb1X it runs at 4k(dynamic) and again struggles to hit 60fps. Its very easy for Developers to scale the games for the hardware just like on PC.
Of course though there will be some problems like you say - online games will have to look the same accross all 3 consoles so theres no unfair advantage - so for example draw distance will be locked to the lower console.
I'm looking forward to the new Series X but wont be buying at launch I'll wait till mid next year. I'm more than happy with my Xb1X and happy that MS is not going to dump it as soon as the Series X arrives.
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Old 13-01-2020, 21:11   #13323
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re: the xbox360 and x1 versions, you do get cross gen games at the start - whch is to be expected every gen. They are just a quick way to get a game out on a new system. IMO it does not matter the spec of the 360, even if it had half of the memory and ram of xbox one eg forza h2 wouldn't of been the same game still

The devs can scale the games of course but the games will still have to run on the original xbox one in mind. Its still limiting what you can do especially what the specs of the series X is.

Its hard to justify buying a new console at launch as I can buy cheaper X1X instead or play them on PC. I would much prefer a different studio made xbox one version A new forza horizon made for the series X would look amazing
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Old 20-01-2020, 17:35   #13324
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Dying light 2 also delayed, quite a few games now delayed
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The XBox One Thread Pt3 - discuss!

A Plague Tale : Innocence on GamePass from tomorrow

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Old 22-01-2020, 16:28   #13326
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Good news regarding Plagues Tale. Had a feeling this would hit Gamepass, hence why avoiding buying it in recent sales.

Going to be tough dragging myself away from my 2019 game of the year, Slay the Spire, which I’ve been totally addicted to over the last few weeks. Absolutely stunning game!
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Old 22-01-2020, 17:15   #13327
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Plague Tale is really good
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Old 22-01-2020, 17:50   #13328
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Plague Tale is really good
Is it scary? I like the look of it but I'm not into jump scares

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Old 22-01-2020, 18:13   #13329
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Is it scary? I like the look of it but I'm not into jump scares

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Not scary, don't remember any jump scares
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Only recently discovered The Outer Wilds. If you haven’t played it yet give it a try and don’t read or watch anything about it. The less you know going in the more rewarding you’ll find it.
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Only recently discovered The Outer Wilds. If you haven’t played it yet give it a try and don’t read or watch anything about it. The less you know going in the more rewarding you’ll find it.
This is next on my list after watching the start of the noclip video about it

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Old 23-01-2020, 17:51   #13333
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MS rewards are great, at the minute its 5,000 points for £5 gift card and put towards a game called forgotton Anne. 2d platformer with studio ghibli style cutscenes and graphics and also got some good reviews

still got a ton of points left over
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MS rewards are great, at the minute its 5,000 points for £5 gift card and put towards a game called forgotton Anne. 2d platformer with studio ghibli style cutscenes and graphics and also got some good reviews



still got a ton of points left over
Yeah, for a while I was using an app to grab every day. Dropped off my radar tho after I cashed in for about £20 and some game pass

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Indivisable seems ok so far. Not a fan of the combat but everything else is decent....
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On Xbox One, Gold members can download TT Isle of Man for free throughout the month of February. Martin reviewed TT Isle of Man in 2018, giving it a recommended badge. "A middling racer in a dreary package that contains one of the finest achievements in the racing genre in years," he wrote.

Also on Xbox One, Call of Cthulhu is free to download from 16th February to 15th March. Donlan wrote about Cyanide's role-playing survival horror game, saying "it's Lovecraft by the shovel-load".

On Xbox 360 we have Fable Heroes, which is free to download from 1st-15th February. Fable Heroes is Lionhead's 2012 Fable spin-off that came out on Xbox Live Arcade. "By turns clumsy and clever, annoying and addictive," wrote our Fable Heroes reviewer Chris Schilling, awarding it a 6/10.

And finally, from 16th-29th February Gold members can download Star Wars Battlefront free. (OG xbox)
happy with Call of Cthulhu was going to get it but CEX never have it in stock in the local one to me. Also as it goes for around £20 or more if new,
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I was really enjoying it until I got to the bit where...



Kept dying there and couldn't be bothered restarting after a while.
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Digital Foundry just posted this video about The Falconeer, looks amazing and is made by just one man!

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Shadow of the tomb raider is leaving gamepass, FYI if you started it or looking to. You have about 2 weeks roughly

Went back to it to clear up some remaining tombs, really can't be bothered
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Some more games heading to Game pass..
Final fantasy 15, Wolfenstein Youngblood both Feb 6th and Death squared is Feb 13th

Already got FF15(and its still sitting in my to play pile ) and Death Squared but happy about Youngblood - Love the first 2 wolfenstein games and while this isnt as good acording to reviews it will still keep me entertained
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