I have a capture device which records gameplay in realtime at 720P and 1080i, but if I set the PS3 to 1080i only and disable the other resolutions (forcing the PS3 into 1080i only), when I start up DOA5 it will put the game into SD mode? Does DOA5 not support 1080i? I've searched online but I can't find out about this anywhere. It's not the end of the world as 720P is fine for me, but if I can record in 1080i I would much rather do this. Hope someone can confirm if 1080i is possible and if I'm doing something wrong.
All Xbox 360 games run at 720p regardless. The 1080i/p option only upscales the 720p signal a bit like when a DVD (480p) is upscaled to 1080p on PS3.
Exactly this. Also should mention that PS3 does not do any game up-scaling at all.
@IrrelevantJohn: Actually it does but it's a bit all over the place rather than a standard as it is on the 360. For example some games run at 720p (like the Uncharted games), some run at 1080p (like Wipeout HD and Ridge Racer 7) and some run at 720p but are up scaled depending on which resolution your PS3 is setup to (Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2). GTA IV also did this but only if you turned off all resolutions apart from 1080i/p, but it ran horribly.
All games support upscaling on 360 because it has a dedicated upscaler chip. The PS3 upscales purely by software (same with DVD playback), so it's dependent on the developers putting it in, most don't bother upscaling past 720p(if said game it running below that of course).
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