Want 60 fps?

#1 Posted by Tahnit (139 posts) -

Then play this game on the PC. The game looks absolutely stunning on my 37inch tv hooked up to my pc. With beta drivers i was able to use 8xAA and 8x transparency AA on my gtx 570.  
 
Seriously this game was meant for 60fps, not 30. The sense of speed you get going 250 mph with 60fps non stop cannot be understated.  
 
Criterion should have cut down the effects for the console versions to get them at 60fps, and then released a graphically superior version for the pc because a well equipped pc can handle anything.

#2 Posted by animathias (1185 posts) -

I'm happy with their decision. The game is amazing on the consoles. I think cutting it to 30 on the consoles gave them way more room to maneuver than just cutting some of the graphics - and then the PC still gets the best of all worlds.

#3 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Tahnit said:
" Then play this game on the PC. The game looks absolutely stunning on my 37inch tv hooked up to my pc. With beta drivers i was able to use 8xAA and 8x transparency AA on my gtx 570.   Seriously this game was meant for 60fps, not 30. The sense of speed you get going 250 mph with 60fps non stop cannot be understated.   Criterion should have cut down the effects for the console versions to get them at 60fps, and then released a graphically superior version for the pc because a well equipped pc can handle anything. "
The game looks fine on console. And I plan to get it soon. 
#4 Posted by FritzDude (2262 posts) -

Who cares. 60 fps, 30 fps, as long as i'm enabled to play the damn game without much errors, bugs or other annoyances, and with full control over my vehicle, then i really dont care about it. And your argument that the game seems faster with 60 Fps makes little sense to me. More frames =  less speed in the animation. Cutting frames mean that you get more speed. It's just an illusion, it's not faster, but smoother, big difference. But i digress.

#5 Edited by ryanwho (12082 posts) -
@FritzDude said:

" Who cares. 60 fps, 30 fps, as long as i'm enabled to play the damn game without much errors, bugs or other annoyances, and with full control over my vehicle, then i really dont care about it. And your argument that the game seems faster with 60 Fps makes little sense to me. More frames =  less speed in the animation. Cutting frames mean that you get more speed. It's just an illusion, it's not faster, but smoother, big difference. But i digress. "

lol, no man. I really don't know where to begin if you think cutting frames will make the game faster. Its literally the opposite of reality.
#6 Posted by Enigma777 (6071 posts) -

No

#7 Edited by FritzDude (2262 posts) -
@ryanwho said:

"@FritzDude said:

"                      Who cares. 60 fps, 30 fps, as long as i'm enabled to play the damn game without much errors, bugs or other annoyances, and with full control over my vehicle, then i really dont care about it. And your argument that the game seems faster with 60 Fps makes little sense to me. More frames =  less speed in the animation. Cutting frames mean that you get more speed. It's just an illusion, it's not faster, but smoother, big difference. But i digress.                                        "

lol, no man. I really don't know where to begin if you think cutting frames will make the game faster. Its literally the opposite of reality.

                   

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Think "man". You are walking in 5 seconds. Do you think it's better to you use 60 frames per second or 30? More frames = more animations in each frame = smoother experience, but NOT faster. I think it's pretty obvious, but please explain if you think you're right.
#8 Posted by Jadeskye (4367 posts) -
@FritzDude said: 
Think "man". You are walking in 5 seconds. Do you think it's better to you use 60 frames a second or 30? "
I feel i need to interupt this arguement to state what an incredible piece of english this is in both grammar and how much sense it makes.
#9 Edited by FritzDude (2262 posts) -
@jadeskye said:

" @FritzDude said: 

Think "man". You are walking in 5 seconds. Do you think it's better to you use 60 frames a second or 30?                                         "
I feel i need to interupt this arguement to state what an incredible piece of english this is in both grammar and how much sense it makes.

                   

                "

"Interrupt", you mean, yes? Or "argument"?
#10 Posted by EpicSteve (6483 posts) -

Can't play with my friends then.

#11 Posted by Jadeskye (4367 posts) -
@FritzDude said:
" @jadeskye said:

" @FritzDude said: 

Think "man". You are walking in 5 seconds. Do you think it's better to you use 60 frames a second or 30?                                         "
I feel i need to interupt this arguement to state what an incredible piece of english this is in both grammar and how much sense it makes.

                   

                "
"Interrupt", you mean, yes? Or "argument"? "
draw attention to your really poor statement then focus on my spelling.
#12 Posted by TooWalrus (13167 posts) -

My computer can barely run Viva Pinata at high settings, and I'm a broke-ass college student. The amount of money a high-end PC would cost me isn't worth a slightly smoother frame rate. The game is fine at 30fps.

#13 Posted by FritzDude (2262 posts) -
@jadeskye:
I know, i'm cruel. I've added more on that post.
#14 Posted by AlexW00d (6236 posts) -
@FritzDude: Dude you are completely wrong, just give up. Taking out frames doesn't make the game faster, nor does adding them, unless the game lags it runs the same speed regardless. 
BUT as it goes, the less frames per second, the slower it looks like it is running, which is exactly what the OP said.
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#15 Edited by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -
@FritzDude:  Games running at 30 hertz means it takes 33.3333333 milliseconds for your inputs to register and affect the game, as well as another for the game to update and show you what happened. For 60 FPS it takes 16.6666667 ms. How is 30fps faster whatsoever?
 
Sure some games are designed foe 30hz and that double framerate won't make any difference in input speeds, but there's still the final product you see running twice as smooth.
#16 Posted by Jimbo (9800 posts) -

Forcing AA does make a big difference, but unfortunately caused other image problems for me.  Framerates have been kinda all over the place for me too, ranging from ~50 into sudden drops down to about ~15 (and usually putting me into a wall).  I haven't messed about with settings too much to try and smooth things out though, so that could just be how I have it set up, or my PC, or something.

#17 Edited by FritzDude (2262 posts) -

Ok, i was wrong. The game is set to a specific, so technically it runs "faster" in 60 Fps. I apologize.

#18 Posted by Tahnit (139 posts) -
@Jimbo said:
" Forcing AA does make a big difference, but unfortunately caused other image problems for me.  Framerates have been kinda all over the place for me too, ranging from ~50 into sudden drops down to about ~15 (and usually putting me into a wall).  I haven't messed about with settings too much to try and smooth things out though, so that could just be how I have it set up, or my PC, or something. "
To force AA uses a lot of video memory at this time. The drivers are VERY beta and unless you have over a gig of video memory you will get slowdown.  I dont have any other image problems however.
#19 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1863 posts) -

It's pretty awesome on my 360, but now I am intrigued by the PC option...it sounds incredible.

#20 Posted by Vitor (2815 posts) -
@UnsolvedParadox said:
" It's pretty awesome on my 360, but now I am intrigued by the PC option...it sounds incredible. "
Won't be supported with any of the DLC though and, without a 360 style friends list, it's slightly more cumbersome to get the Auto-Log working as it was intended.  
 
I'm loving it, but it sounds like the 360 version may be a better choice in some areas.
#21 Posted by Aus_azn (2224 posts) -

I didn't notice the halved framerate on the 360 version...So just how amazing is this?

#22 Posted by sodiumCyclops (2644 posts) -

I have this for both PC and 360 now, I would love to see it run in 60 FPS. The game has a fantastic sense of speed, but console owners should not be worried or feel bad. The game looks and runs amazingly on consoles too.

#23 Posted by ShiftyMagician (2129 posts) -
@Aus_azn said:
" I didn't notice the halved framerate on the 360 version...So just how amazing is this? "
We will have to wait for someone to FRAPS this at 30 and 60 FPS and upload it somewhere for proper judgement.  However more frames is always a nice thing.
#24 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

Are people here honestly oblivious of the difference between 30fps and 60fps? >.>

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