BioShock: Infinite Graphics Comparison

Curious to find out how the graphics of the PC, PS3 and 360 version of BioShock: Infinite compare? This video is for you.

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jdrizzle117
jdrizzle117

Why do you have the gamma up so high on the 360 version???  It looks much better if it isn't so washed out, which is what happens when you put the gamma WAY too high.  It's ridiculous you didn't even notice it...

lukecuza64
lukecuza64

I unlocked the frame rate on the 360 and it got rid of that cloudy look. Makes it look alittle sharper - still no as good as PC tho. But awesome game either way so.. all good.

Hellh0und
Hellh0und

Ok watch it and must conclude PC wins big time. I am a Ps3 owner and must say that that is the one on second place. so I am happy :). but to be fair all games look way better on a PC the hardware is so much better then the Ps3 and Xbox. but then again the consoles do it really well 

marksman101
marksman101

Enjoy your blurry, lack of details and lighting, and low resolution textures console gamers. (points and laughs)

obriam
obriam

PC SUCKS!!! XBOX IS N°1!!!!

dude102
dude102

PC loos best obviously and thats without seeing the resolution difference since the video is at 720p and for people saying you need an insaine rig to run it is wrong I ran 60fps locked with vsync on ultra using 3 year old hardware you could build for under 400 dollars if you already have a monitor.

Armysniper89
Armysniper89

That clown scared the crap out of me! He was peering into my soul!!! Brrrrr. OK as for graphics. At this point, you have to expect a PC to kick the crap out of XBox or PS3. Also, why are we bothing with graphic comparisons other than to fan the fanboys. If you have not chosen your video game console of choice(s), you live under a rock.

ernelson1976
ernelson1976

The difference between PS3 and 360 is, as usual, so narrow as to be nonexistent. Some bits looked slightly better on the 360, some better on the PS3. It's nice that (finally) the PS3 versions are looking at least as good as on the 360. For most of this generation, the 360 has had the edge. That the PC version looks leagues better is no surprise. 

supamoha
supamoha

1. PC 

2. PS3  

3. Xbox 360 

Agree ( Like ) 

WhoDat33
WhoDat33

PC has the upper hand when it comes to graphics for this particular game, but i have played PS3 games that are strictly exclusive for the PS3 console and i think they are equally good. Wait until PS4.

MrTekku
MrTekku

PC graphics on ultra were aesome. Just finished it!

osxgp
osxgp

Clearly the PC has the best graphics but not everyone has a PC that can play games on ultra settings. Either way it is a great game regardless of what system it is played on. I am surprised that the PS3 version looked a little better than the Xbox 360 version.

cripfallsdown
cripfallsdown

I was lucky enough to play the game completely maxed out on PC, and I knew thered be a difference before reviews and irrational themselves said so, but damn... the high res textures make a world of difference. The console version looks like you're playing the game while wearing someone elses glasses.

AndroidVageta
AndroidVageta

Was the money I spent on my AMD 7970 worth it? Yes. Yes it was. This is a pretty good example for you console gamer's to see why. 

I honestly believe that a lot of console gamers would go PC if they actually saw the difference in person. My brother gave me crap about spending $1100 on my PC until he looked at my version of GTA 4 with HD textures, iCEnhancer, and car models with more detail than any racing game ever made all while running at 2560x1440 at frame rates higher than the ~30 or so of consoles. He is now a PC gamer and has told me more than once that he could never go back to consoles. Are PC's more expensive? Yes they are, but you get so much more out of them. Not to mention the fact that with services like Steam and GMG PC gamers get the pleasure of being able to get games much cheaper much sooner than console gamers. I think I got Borderlands 2 for like $35 the day it came out from GMG. Those savings in games add up quick. Not to mention DA GRAFICS!!! :-D

Back to Bioshock Infinite: The 1337 Edition...

QrGmNcShip016
QrGmNcShip016

"They told me...PC your special...And ya know what? They were right...." 

CBN16
CBN16

Like always, PC wins.

FoeCrusher
FoeCrusher

I am not sure how relevant these comparisons are. This game was likely optimized for the current generation of consoles & tvs and not a highend (as it is always changing anyway) pc & monitor.

Also if you have an xbox or ps3 are you really going to change platforms for something you will only possibly notice in this type of side by side demo?

WhoDat33
WhoDat33

During the last scene comparison. The PS3 looks more realistic compared to the PC. The PC looks more like a cartoon judging the outline of the character. The colors blend in better with the PS3.

MontyPython4-r
MontyPython4-r

Because graphics are the most important thing in a videogame.

Nosnitsttam
Nosnitsttam

I don't know why they keep doing these. In just about EVERY case it goes Best: PC, Better: PS3, and Good: 360. The PC is usually the one on top if you have the rig to run games at their highest. Great game on any platform though.

ccso151
ccso151

Where is the Gameboy Advance comparison?

codykickass
codykickass

Can some1 explain why the 360 version is so cloudy? I have the 360 version and its really not an attractive feeling like your running around in fog, no other games I have are like it, I dont see why Irrational would have it in their game, especially after the original bioshock which was gorgeous in 2007!!.. Pathetic that a game 6 years older than it looks 100% better

sssb
sssb

PC always has upper hand, you can clearly see different between pc and ps3/360, in 360 feel fog in screen ps3 looks more nicer, anyway you will enjoy the game no matter what console you play in.

StephenSays
StephenSays

Finally; They put PC in the middle.  Thanks Gamespot.  Remember the video player only goes to 720p so if you have a 1080p monitor and play the game on PC it will look even better. O.O

falling_angel_z
falling_angel_z

To people who think console gaming is much cheaper than pc gaming. believe me guys, you can assemble a 500 Dollar PC which is way more powerful than consoles and even runs crysis 3 on   ultra settings with acceptable FPS. the frame rate may drop to average 20 something in this case but i think it still worth it. 

aamir69
aamir69

Graphics comparison is totally pointless. I have seen people only arguing on such articles. I have PC on which I can play on Ultra settings. If I had PS3 or 360, would I switch to PC only because it has better graphics? NO...I would still be happy & satisfied with my console graphics...end of topic

DarksjeiK
DarksjeiK

I have all three systems, in a perfect world I'd like my PC hardware inside a PS3 console because I agree with the dude below saying there's a better "feel"to PS3 than there is to either 360 or PC.

bullseye077
bullseye077

I'll take my ps3 graphics and play the game at a fraction of the cost of having to spend hundreds more on computer hardware for minimal improvements.

rafahells
rafahells

Love how console fans turn all aggressive when they make a video showing that PC version has superior looks...suddenly no one cares about graphics anymore...but all came to see the video (lol)

GOGOHeadray
GOGOHeadray

Unless the graphics help to make the gameplay or story better ( it already is good) then I could care less.

Gigga_Jabba
Gigga_Jabba

I think the reason why Xbox360 looks worse here is because bioshock is a game dependant on light/dynamic light ect rather than textures. PS3 has great lighting but normally Xbox360 has better textures, but bioshock does not require high textues to look good. 

My two cents. Ofc PC is always the best ;D

deathstream
deathstream

It is 2013, GameSpot.  Can you ditch the god-awful Flash Player already?

da2g
da2g

whyyy!? why it looks worse on x360 than on PC ultra? whyy? can I play it anyway? LOL

tionmedon
tionmedon

pc looks awsome..............

moataz1993
moataz1993

Gamespot, the whole comparison thing is cheap and old. no one and i say no one is going to fall for that, right guys? guys!! right? 

ilagas88
ilagas88

the clown looks like Jacky Chan. lol

RenVeto
RenVeto

PS3 is a little bit more good looking than the the Xbox so its PC 1st PS3 2nd and Xbox 3rd 

xXThaKangXx
xXThaKangXx

I hear the next gen consoles will be in colour.

Freddy216b
Freddy216b

PC>PS3>360 For the price of a console though, you aren't doing too bad, but if I could afford a PC that could run something that looks that amazing, that well, I'd do it.

innocent69
innocent69

thanks Gamespot, very informative comparison video.

XenoLair
XenoLair

Looks quite nice on consoles. PC is the clear winner of course but to think, 8 year old hardware for 300$ can play this game. Cant think of a 300$ PC from 2005 that does that. Consoles are definitely good for something.

Snaptrap
Snaptrap

The juggler is creepy. I want to tickle him.

CUDGEdave
CUDGEdave

I have it on PC with Ultra settings wow! I see why I am a PC gamer.

Lionhart_basic
Lionhart_basic

PC version is definitely best. PS3 and 360 look identical, except for contrast which is based more on which TV it's played on or the systems contrast settings. Anyone who sees different are only seeing what they want to see or believe.

masfima1
masfima1

oh good it's this again......

MrUnSavory1
MrUnSavory1

People think that stupid Post Processing blur is cool? they use that to increase frame rates on the console because it can not handle graphics the way a computer does. Anyone who thinks a console can even come close to comparing with a computer knows nothing about computers. But then, those who play on computers are usually smarter about hardware and software and how it works. After all, console fanboys only know how to put a DVD in a box.

TheHH
TheHH

PC > PS3 > XBOX360