Star Wars Battlefront – PS4 vs. Xbox One Graphics Comparison; PS4@900p vs. Xbox@720p Makes Quite a Difference

Posted Oct 10, 2015
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Star Wars Battlefront is indeed one of the most optimized multi-platform titles of this generation, as well as one of the most visually impressive ones. DICE have manged to deliver a gorgeous representation of the Star Wars universe, courtesy of the hugely competent Frostbite engine and the implementation of photogrammetry and impressive lighting technologies. Providing great performance on a variety of different PC setups, while offering a 60fps experience on consoles. YouTube’s Candyland provided a video comparison between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Star Wars Battlefront, which can be viewed below.

Star Wars Battlefront implements photogrammetry and improved lighting to deliver on gorgeous game

Digital Foundry’s analysis, reveals some impressive performance results, with the i7 4790 coupled with the R9 290X, averaging at a more than adequate 80fps at 1080p. The console versions, do an equally good job, given the limitations of their weaker hardware, striving for a 60fps experience, which for the most part, seems to be somewhat attainable. The PlayStation 4 version of the game renders at a native 1600×900 or 900p, which provides a relatively sharp image, which is then upscaled to 1080p.

According to Digital Foundry’s performance analysis of the PS4 version of Star Wars Battlefront, the console runs at the equivalent of high quality on PC:

The PS4 version runs at the equivalent to the high quality preset on PC – including settings for textures, ambient occlusion, post-processing, meshes, and ‘terrain groundcover’.

Star Wars Battlefront will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 19, 2015. We will bring you any new information on Star Wars Battlefront as soon as it becomes available.

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