Comparisons have become somewhat old, but a lot of you will know that the comparison involving the latest Ghostbusters game has been getting quite a lot of attention.
We recently reported that Ghostbusters on the Playstation 3 was looking significantly worse that it’s Xbox 360 counterpart. It was also reported on news sites that the PS3 version was only running at a resolution that was only 75% of the Xbox 360 version.
It seems that in reality, the truth is way worse. The question I have, is that I would love to know who we need to be blaming for such a bad job on the PS3, because we all know that it’s capable of much, much better.
So how bad is the resolution when compared? It’s not pretty.
As if 75% wasn’t bad enough, the resolution is actually a scary 56.25% of the Xbox 360’s resolution.
How on earth can this be? Let’s not forget that the Playstation 3 was apparently the lead platform. It would be fun to blame this on the Playstation 3, and then watch a flamewar break out, but let’s be honest here, there is no way in hell that the Playstation 3 couldn’t handle this game, so someone has done a very bad job indeed.
This coming from the people who said “We’re one of the few developers who love the PS3 and have a great time with it. We have great technology for the PS3 and we want to show it off.”
Sure, there are time constraints and all that jazz, but seriously, 56 percent?
There are finally some direct feed shots up as well, through the link below, check them out and see for yourself. The Playstation 3 shots looks atrocious and for the first time ever I would have to say that if you own both consoles that you should most definitely go for the Xbox 360 version. Minor graphic differences is one thing, but blurry low quality visuals that make the game look this much worse is another.
Who is really to blame here? We already discussed this topic on Episode 5 of The Lazygamer Podcast and Mark and Danny from QCF Design were able to shed some light on the subject. I still feel that a difference like this is unacceptable and a really bad reflection on the Playstation 3.
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Last Updated: June 19, 2009