Xbox One and PS4 versions of MGSV: Ground Zeroes go head-to-head in video comparison

New video from Konami lets you see the four versions of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes running side by side.

Konami has released the video detailing the visual differences between the four versions of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.

The video (embedded above) follows the release of comparison screenshots earlier this week, which also confirmed that the PlayStation 4 version runs at a native resolution of 1080p, while the Xbox One version instead goes for 720p.

Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions are also featured, and the video shows the game running at multiple speeds, which is one way of analysing the differences in frame rate as YouTube does not play at 60fps, which both the Xbox One and PS4 versions are said to run at. It's probably best to make sure the video quality is set to 1080p, too.

As the hotly anticipated prologue chapter for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Ground Zeroes has also attracted its fair share of concern over the game's reportedly short length, with players said to be able to complete the main campaign in under two hours.

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be released on March 18.

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sandfox80
sandfox80

Is it me or does this just show that the PS3 & Xbox 360 had enough life left it them for at least another year? Both XBO & PS4 were released too early and rushed.

vadagar1
vadagar1

PEOPLE WITH GUNS SHOOT REALLY BAD WITH ONLY ONE EYE 


LOGIC GAME DEVELOPERS?

nonfanboygamer1
nonfanboygamer1

This is the reason the only ps4 game I own is KZSF. It's the only game that was made for the ps4 that looks "next gen". It truly won't be "next gen" until they stop supporting the older systems or until there support dimishes drastically.

Kopusx
Kopusx

Is it just me, or the XB1 and 360 Version look almost identical...They are not even trying, as a PS4 and XB1 owner, this is shameful.

dpclark
dpclark

Anyone know why this game is "Ground Zeros" instead of "Ground Zero"?  I keep thinking there was some mistranslation from Japanese to English...

Thiefs 4

BioShocks

Dooms 4

Titanfalls

Call Of Duties


deadhero04
deadhero04

 It all depends on the architecture really . MGSVGZ May look better on ps4 but other games might look better on XB1 . The same like a mid-range pc runs better with some games than on High0range Pcs. Example Bayonetta runs much smoother and looks better on the xbox360 than on ps3 even though by comparison Ps3's hardware was superior.

kingtrax
kingtrax

Another example of the fact that we aren't seeing next gen games yet.  Where is the one guy surprised that a game created for last gen and ported to the new gen barely looks any better.  WOW!  Isn't there anything interesting to talk about?

adub424
adub424

Good job Konami obviously not showing favoritism to any one console. A company that will try to give gamers on any platform a great game deserves our business. It is nice to think that no matter what kind of fanboy you are you get to have the same amount of fun.

shanthjibu
shanthjibu

ps4 and xbox one to be called next gen is blasphemy..

o0squishy0o
o0squishy0o

Did anyone else actually notice there was really a minimal difference between the platforms? I mean the PS4 looked best but the change up from PS3 to PS4 was not exactly mind blowing. If anything it looks like they have more lens flares and the textures are probably the next level up and that is about it. FPS will be noticeable when playing but I am really surprised at how little difference there is. 


They did a really good job on the old platforms; so maybe that is why the difference isn't really that great. 

Desbris
Desbris

Very noticeable difference, even when this video is uploaded with all the compression it has. You would notice it even more drastically in person. It is a huge difference, yet again PS4 showing its vastly superior hardware.

Lykanthropie
Lykanthropie

I am not playin PS4/X1 - crappy consoles, no games, it will take years to have enough games that are not on PC maybe it will never happen.

this game looks ugly anyway which Version it is ... i would say its nearly the same on PS3, but pixeled Videos wont tell much about the difference.

The Setting doesnt look really good too, ugly and short game thats over after 3-4 hours ....for nearly full price. NO THANKS.

When games have to be ported to 4 platforms they may just end up not that great ... look at fifa.

tmthywtsn
tmthywtsn

They both use the same video card brand which is AMD I believe so????

Jwash16
Jwash16

hope this comes to PC


kirbicusmaximus
kirbicusmaximus

eye test shows ps4 winning this, but my pc is my console with my handy 360 controller :).  so no playing this...

SchwarzerRitter
SchwarzerRitter

Dafuk, i hope the PS 3 version does not lag like this during fast camera movements.

nigelholden
nigelholden

I can't wait to play this. The PS4 definitely handles the graphics a tad better but I doubt most people would enjoy the game any less on the xbox one.

angrycreep
angrycreep

Allot people has already declared the winner of this latest console war. The reality is that's way too early, and we will not have a clear picture until a few years down the road. Allot people bought the inferior Xbox 360, and the last time I check the Xbox 360 did very well in the selling the department. More juice don't win the war. What will do or break a console, will be the games. Check out what the Wii did, and it was the 3rd in the Specs department, and right now as it stands the Wii outsold the Xbox 360 and the PS3.

Alex323
Alex323

The PS4 version blows all the other versions out of the water. Regardless of what version you get though you'll still marvel at the beauty of this game. The Fox Engine is a true masterpiece. 

greenpolyp
greenpolyp

Microsoft has lost this console war. Why pay 100 dollars more for an inferior system?

lhsjazzman
lhsjazzman

2-3 hour campaign?  I've played games with longer tutorials!  I love MGS, but I'm skipping this.

Claudu
Claudu

@deadhero04 Now that's a load of bollocks. What are you talking about? No game runs better on an iferior PC (unless we're talking compatibility issues caused by hardware and/or OS). Bayonetta ran better on 360, because it was made for 360 by Platinum themselves and ported to ps3 by different people. Also, ps3 and 360 were very different beasts when it comes to architecture and you could make a game run or look better on one or another by utilizing its strenghts. Ps4 and x1 are basically the same, but the x1 is significantly weaker so it's a safe bet to say that every multiplatform game will run and/or look better on ps4 just like it does on a PC with a more powerful GPU.

thrombosis45
thrombosis45

@kingtrax  I want to know why Sony and MS are even selling these systems yet when it's obvious they had no next-gen games ready for either one, and the PS3 & 360 can still produce games with this level of graphics. By the time they do have games, we could have bought better hardware and they would look eve better.


And opened this page fully expecting insecure sony fanboys still desperate to prove sony has "won" by having slightly higher screen resolution, and was not disappointed.

corptusion
corptusion

@o0squishy0o  u do realize you are making an observation of graphical quality on a compressed video?  If any of you have a PS4 (like me) then you would realize how amazing games look now... and they will look even better as time goes on.  If you want a good idea of what it really looks like, look for high resolution images of game play.  That way there is less compression in the quality comparison.  For example, go find some images (Jpeg or Tiff) of "The order": 1886.  Mind blowing.

naomha1
naomha1

@Jwash16  Kojima said in an interview not too long ago that it's being created on PC and it would be stupid not to bring it to PC. He said the first Metal Gear games were on PC as well and would love to see it return to it's roots. However, I'm thinking with the success of Dark Souls on PC and the fact that Capcom enjoys a vast PC crowd, it's only more money to add to the mix. Leaving PC gamers out in the cold would just be stupid this day and age unless your talking exclusive, and then theres not near as many as back in the day.

reztoc
reztoc

@angrycreep  Correct.  And right now the Wii U is 3rd in the specs department and it is outselling both the...Oops, looks like lightning did not strike again.

angrycreep
angrycreep

@greenpolyp Your comments are far from smart. Allot people bought the inferior Xbox 360, and the last time I check the Xbox 360 did very well in the selling the department. More juice don't win the war. What will do or break a console, will be the games. Check out what the Wii did, and it was the 3rd in the Specs department, and right now as it stands the Wii outsold the Xbox 360 and the PS3.

djpetitte
djpetitte

@lhsjazzman

so Ive heard this isn't going to be full price and it a prolog for upcoming games. someone will correct me if im wrong but that's what I have heard.

2tonjunk
2tonjunk

@lhsjazzman I LOL at people like you. Games back in the 16 bit days were 45-50 bucks and you would get 45 mins out of a game start to end. Your going to cry over a $30 or $40 game that's 2-3 hours long? LOL.  

naomha1
naomha1

@thrombosis45  I saw a few but wasn't "blown" away by any of them. I find it funny though that by reading your post you must be an upset Xboner? I mean, you call them "insecure sony fanboys..".I would think with PS4 outselling Xbones 2-1 that you would call them "secure sony enthusiasts". But, hey, that's just me. Hell, I don't own either one. I'll keep my PS3 and my 360 around until both systems have at least 50-60 games a piece to choose from. I'm probably the smarter man for it. With all the flack that MS is taking these days I wouldn't be surprised to see a "newer" Xbone hit the market in the next year or so. Just so you know, there is a HUGE difference between 720p and 1080p. Who wants to own something touted as "next-gen" when it's not even using the screen space we've all invested in? I mean, did you go shopping for a HDTV and clearly ask for 720p or did you walk right up to the big ole tvs that were sporting 1080p and big shiny pictures bubbly glowing for you? MS might be trying to defend itself in this console "war", but the fact remains that both Sony and MS touted their "next-gen" platforms as being just that and it seems as though Sony is the only one delivering on their promises. 720p is NOT "next-gen" no matter how much you wanna argue that point. If you're gonna spit out "next-gen" shiny graphics and uber sampling and a billion particle effects, then I want it "next-gen" as in 1080p and my eyeballs melt from the sheer awesomeness of it all. 

Claudu
Claudu

@thrombosis45 And what are you really expecting? The times of revolutions are gone and we're just gonna see graphics that are sharper, more shiny and higher res here and there, because we're at a level with 3d polygon graphics where it doesn't make that much difference even when you throw ten times more polys, pixels, lights and whatever at the screen. Unless something completely new pops up in the world of computer graphics we're not gonna see anything truly groundbreaking. Diminishing returns man.

tom2750
tom2750

@reztoc @angrycreep  wrong the PS4 has been out for about 3 months and has sold more then the WII u has in 15 months

vickissv2
vickissv2

@angrycreep @greenpolyp  The 360 was not inferior and certainly on par with the PS3. The 360 was also out an entire year before the PS3. 

Glasscut32
Glasscut32

@angrycreep @greenpolyp  Well angrycreep.. This game is not coming to the Wii on release date and most likely never coming to the Wii.. Also the Wii's game sales cannot be compared to the game sales and console sales for the Xbox 360 and PS3.. Reason being that the Wii ( not the Wii U ).. Does not offer what the other consoles offer simply put.. its like comparing hybrid car sales to regular car sales.. Alot of people cannot afford a hybrid.. Just like alot of people cannot afford the PS3 so they bought the Wii instead.. So my friend as far the Wii winning the console war.. lol it not even fair to compare games on the Wii to games on the PS3.. Thats just stupid.. Apple to Oranges my friend.. 

Navardo95
Navardo95

@2tonjunk @lhsjazzman  Stop being stuck in the past,junk mate...this is 2014 and NOT 1992...times have changed,standards have been changed...

rheaburton
rheaburton

Since when in any console release have consumers cared about resolution? I remember it being about 8bit to 16bit to 32bit now you lot are so dumbed by PR bull crap you repeat marketing talk. on CRT it didnt matter but now alot depends on your display, shit display will equal a shit picture but no one can say xbox is graphically better interms of what games have been released so I think the person was trying to say why Sony hardcore need to justify it.. If you have the best the best speaks for itself ?

tom2750
tom2750

@vickissv2 @angrycreep @greenpolyp  the 360 definitely was inferior overall the PS3 exclusives visuals were better then the visuals of every 360 exclusive and every 360 version of a multi plat and the actual exclusive games them selves not just visuals were also much better on the PS3 over the 360

bpthomas85
bpthomas85

@arsy130 @angrycreep @greenpolyp  Your comments are far from smart. Allot people bought the inferior Xbox 360, and the last time I check the Xbox 360 did very well in the selling the department. More juice don't win the war. What will do or break a console, will be the games. Check out what the Wii did, and it was the 3rd in the Specs department, and right now as it stands the Wii outsold the Xbox 360 and the PS3.