Battlefield Hardline: 900p on PS4, 720p on Xbox One

Visceral Games confirms resolution details for upcoming cops-and-robbers shooter.

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Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral Games has confirmed resolution details for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the upcoming cops-and-robbers multiplayer shooter. As was the case with Battlefield 4, the PS4 edition will output in a higher native resolution than its Xbox One counterpart.

The PC edition of Hardline may end up looking the best, however--at least for gamers with beefy rigs. Check out this post for a full rundown of PC-specific features and functionality.

Hardline launches soon, coming to Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC on March 17. For more on the title, check out GameSpot's previous coverage and some images in the gallery below.

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i cant belive this one developer that cant hit 900p on the xbox one.THE ONLY ONE.its that frostbite engine is the reason.every other game on the console is 900p and 1080p.since launch dice is the only developer that cant hit 900pon xbox gives the xbox a bad name and they cant get 1080p on the ps4 either.

ill ask you guys this one it the consoles the ps4 and xbox one or is it the developers?to me its one exclusives like both forsa games and halo 5 can hit 1080p/60fps.every other developer can hit 900p and 1080p on both consoles.this one developer has been giving xbox one a bad rap with its crappy 720p games on it.bf4,bf hardlines and sw battlefront.its them not the console.

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But which will have the more consistent STABLE frame rate?I'm on the fence about which version to get... Xbox's lower res usually has a more stable fps

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That's where you are wrong coz so far most multiplats have run better on the PS4 with higher res and steadier frame rates! Just admit you have an Xbox One and stopping making up theories! Jeez it's so embarrassing! I have both Xbox One for exclusives and PS4 for exclusives and multiplats

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Ghosts and GTA 5 are examples...

I have both systems... Could careless about yalls dumb console war

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I said most multiplat games not all of them! I'm not interested in console wars just makes me cringe when people ignore facts or evidence!

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<< LINK REMOVED >> So prove your statement and name some games?

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Wow, how is this BF4 mod running in lower resolution than BF4??? Way to go EA!

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Not sure if anyone is aware that you can buy an average PC for like $300 and then add a GTX 960 or even a GTX 750ti and game at full HD not to mention the AMD builds are cheaper!!! Would equal the Launch value of the Xbox 1 and would have the same longevity as this "Next Gen" console race...

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Would take 60fps over 900 or 1080p anyday.

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This is just poor programming your telling me the ps4 version Can't do 1080p? This game has less resource density then bf4 and that game ran 1080p with 60 frames with 64 players on ps4! it does dip there and there on bf4 it played well but there's no excuse for the ps4 version of hardline to be 900p and there's smaller maps and less players on multi-player this is just silly.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> BF4 on PS4 was 900p "unstable" 60fps or lower.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> 60fps 64 players whit dips to 30s. conquest large is unplayable on consoles.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> BF4 was 900p on the PS4 as well

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Yes, It can do 1080p but then you have to sacrifice other things like texture quality, framerate and 3D meshes.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Infamous Second Son looked far better than Hardline and ran at 1080p. I realize that it was an exclusive, but it seems like EA isn't really trying to push the PS4 at all. The Witcher 3 can run at 1080p on the PS4 and Hardline can't? And you're defending it? Sure...

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Ea is like ubisoft they dont have optimization in their vocabulary.

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At 900p that's doable but 720p is just catastrophic.

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So tell me again how the Ps4 should manage to output a stereoscopical image in 1080p at 120Hz for Morpheus :p

(Really, it's a shame that the consoles aren't strong enough to easely output 1080p at 60fps :s)

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<< LINK REMOVED >> From what I understand, there's a separate processor in the Morpheus which helps with that.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> This is what happens when gaming companies create a culture where graphics took priority over the resolution, framerate and gameplay

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Actually there is a vast amount of good games that are not graphic intensive on the PC. It's just a few AAA games are the main games for consoles...

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Does the PS4 even have an upscaler built in? Obviously EA didn't take time to really optimize each version.

So now PS4 gamers will realize how little visual difference there is between 900p and 1080p. I have both systems and knew this from the start, especially with the very good upscaler the XB1 has. But playing on a television, 6 feet away, the difference is so negligible that it's hardly worth arguing about.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Of course it does. The PS3 did as well, but developers have to enable it. Your TV automatically upscales (or downscales) everything to its native resolution anyway.

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At the Start Sony PS4 was $400 with 1080p


Xbox 0 was $500 with 900p

hmmm which to choose....

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<< LINK REMOVED >> XBox had Kinect and a more mature online service. Remove Kinect and Xbox was $499, same as PS4.

lol I'm not even a console gamer yet I know more than most of them.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> PSN works perfectly the vast majority of the time. No idea why people pretend that Xbox Live is still so much better than PSN. It's just not true this generation.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Both.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> obviously PC

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> #PCMasterRace Join us we're in full HD !!!

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I don't think this reflects on either console. The fact that neither of these machines are running 1080p tells me that EA has plans and deadlines, and intends to stay with the plan, more so than to the capabilities of those consoles. EA games release when it is time to release them, not necessarily when they are ready. on another note, is anyone else enjoying EA Access as much as I am? It's a pretty sweet deal.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Didn't they delay it? I thought it was supposed to come out like last October?

Regardless, you may be right. This might have been rushed out for gold certification before it could be optimized.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> BETA on PC was well optimized despite being BETA

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And to think X1 was $500 at one time lol 720p. $500 for a system that maxes out at 720p

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Didn't Sony insists only 1080p was true HD. Awkward...

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Far better than 720p

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Didn't MS say 1080p was the future??? Back in like 05???

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Once again another sign that they should have named the X1 the way it was rumored : Xbox 720 (p).

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Unacceptable was going to get it on PS4 then I said forget it I'll get it on my PC rig, but screw this and EA.

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You don't have to buy their's ok. I'm just going to wait until it comes to EA Access.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> BF4 was $4.99 on Origin PC. So you don't have to keep paying a subscription to "stream" a game.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I actually played 100 hrs on GameTime then bought it.

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I just here for the PC vs PS4 vs Xbox 1 Fanboy battle royal in the comments

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I played the beta (PS4) & the graphics were awful. I was disgusted.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Beta versions almost always look worse than the actual game. The beta would be huge otherwise. That doesn't mean it'll look a lot better when it releases, but it probably will.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> this recent beta, or the one from like a year ago? because that other one was terrible indeed. Though this newer version still has issues, like crap netcode, it is magnitudes better than the prior beta version.

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it was the recent beta

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<< LINK REMOVED >> hm.. There was a noticeable difference in graphical quality and effects between bf4 and Hardline. BFH seems to have stiffer faces in animation, but surpasses all others in graphical fidelity, lighting, shadows, textures, and particle density. I'm not saying that alone makes the game any good.

If you can ignore the improbable concept of common street thugs in the US with stinger missiles and the local PD being the guys to deal with it (while at the same time you see almost no bystanders in the game which has essentially become a warzone) then it isn't too bad of a game, visually and sound wise, but it retains the major issues bf4 had, NETCODE... I would enjoy the campaign, but the pvp seems lacking due to netcode, and the general way that the current online gaming population knows nothing about teamwork in an objective oriented game mode....

Is it worth 60 bucks right now??? I don't think so, but $35-45 would sound about right to me in value.

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it was my first time playing a battlefield game. I decided to try out the beta because why not right? sadly, I didn't enjoy it enough to buy the full game. I guess I'll just stick to call of duty.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> not the best BF to cut your teeth on.... still to date the best one, imo, is battlefield 1942, with desert combat mods (all on pc of course).. man was that fun.. I wonder if people are still playing it, last I checked the few that were only did Road to Rome maps... (of course, the average player in BF at that time was far better at teamwork and communication.