Homefront: The Revolution PS4 vs. Xbox One Graphics Comparison

PS4 has the edge for resolution, but Xbox One offers better frame rate, it seems.


Homefront sequel The Revolution launched this week. If you're thinking about picking it up on console but wondering which platform--PS4 or Xbox One--offers the best performance, a new analysis may help you decide which to go with. Digital Foundry today posted its Performance Analysis for the shooter.

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In terms of resolution, the PS4 edition runs at native 1920x1080 (1080p), while the Xbox One comes in below that, at 1600x900 (900p). The site mentioned that for its tests, it had the latest patch applied and enabled temporal anti-aliasing, though this apparently has no impact on performance.

As for frame rate, the Xbox One edition of The Revolution held the advantage, though both platforms struggled somewhat, according to the analysis. Starting with the very first cutscene, the Xbox One edition performs by an average of 3fps better, which also extends to gameplay.

Both editions of The Revolution come in at around 20-25fps for the game's main Elmtree zone, with the Xbox One performing better generally. Digital Foundry also mentioned that the PS4 version features instances of tearing in some cases, while the Xbox One edition does not.

For indoor shootout sequences, however, The Revolution reportedly runs smoothly, achieving a consistent 30fps.

Outside of resolution and frame rate, The Revolution's auto-save system is proving to be problematic, causing the game to freeze for up to ten seconds at a time, according to Digital Foundry.

"This wouldn't be such a nuisance, except these checkpoints occur so frequently; whether it's after buying a new gun, accepting a new mission, or simply moving to a new area," the site said.

As for the PC edition of The Revolution, Digital Foundry said early tests show that this is the best version, provided your system is capable enough. The site will post a full performance analysis of the PC edition later.

GameSpot's The Revolution review scored the game a 5/10.

"Its substantial story campaign is impressively rich and its shooting can be tense and fun, but half-baked stealth, an unfulfilling story, and a vast menagerie of technical inadequacies drag the overall experience into disappointing mediocrity," critic Scott Butterworth said in his review.

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