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GTA 4: Xbox 360 vs. PS3 – 1:1

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So I posted the other day about the IGN comparison between GTA IV on the PS3 and on the Xbox 360… Where the PS3 won out because of extra pop-in on the 360.

Well Videogamer.com has put together a very lengthy comparison and this time the 360 comes out tops.

While they agree with the extra pop-in on the 360 they feel the graphics are still superior on the 360 and the ability to add customised sound tracks on the 360 also gives it the edge.

So 1-1 it is and now to find the next comparison (from a neutral site)

I think what this really shows is that neither game has a definitive lead over the other and we really are being picky choosing which one is better. You will be happy on both.

GTA 4: Xbox 360 vs. PS3 – 360 Wins – VideoGamer.com

Last Updated: April 30, 2008


  1. evilredzombie

    April 30, 2008 at 08:29

    I hate a display settings on my PS3to get it to look great, the default settings ( in game settings) looked crap.It could be my moniter as I have a 1.2M plasma HD and I know that the big screen and plasma does take some settings to look perfect…

    evilredzombie’s last blog post..Review – Dark Sector PS3


  2. Messiah

    April 30, 2008 at 08:42

    I think M$ may have contributed to this article πŸ˜›

    “Personally the Xbox 360 pad has a slight edge when using manual aiming and the triggers feel better for driving, but this is just a personal preference.”

    Having a personal preference does not make something better. I “personally” hate the 360 controller but that does not make the PS3 better.

    My 2C worth


  3. JimBob

    April 30, 2008 at 09:09

    1up, Kotaku and Eurogamer have also all given the PS3 version as slight edge, so it’s more like 4 (or more) to 1. πŸ™‚ Interestingly, this is despite the fact that the PS3 version is only running at 640p while the 360 version is running at 720p.

    But people are spending far too much time nitpicking over this. Rockstar have a done great job, and people should be choosing the version according to how much they care about DLC and what platforms their friends are on.


  4. Jinja

    April 30, 2008 at 09:17

    Another article also said the PS3 version ISN’T running at 640p.

    So I think I will be ignoring the comparisons.

    Jinja’s last blog post..How Not To Pick Up Women


  5. NoMaD

    April 30, 2008 at 09:33

    Who cares, I’m sure we can all agree the game is amazing!

    I love the attention to detail… and watching the poker channel πŸ˜›


  6. Cashmoney

    April 30, 2008 at 10:35

    I dont care wether it runs on 640p, 720p or 1080p , as long as it looks good what difference does it make?
    But i guess fanboys get some kind of kick out of nitpicking about little details like these.
    Most websites are saying that the ps3 version looks better even though its not running on 720p like the 360’s version so that should prove that arguing about little details like these are pointless.


  7. doobiwan

    April 30, 2008 at 10:39

    Unfortunately Jinja, the guy that’s calling 630p on the PS3 version know’s what he’s talking about, he’s the “go to guy” on the subject.

    What it does show though is that the “p”s debate is wasted breathe.

    Truth is Rockstar suck from a technical perspective on all platforms, but, in contrast, their games rock equally everywhere πŸ˜‰


  8. kay

    April 30, 2008 at 11:31

    I find texture pop much more objectionable to the odd jaggie. Gotta see both for myself to make up my mind, but even then, it’s a moot point. Just enjoy the game.

    kay’s last blog post..Useful Reading for Game Developers


  9. 2Three

    April 30, 2008 at 18:36

    True that πŸ™‚

    2Three’s last blog post..GTA 4: $400 Million in Sales


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