If 1999 Dreamcast had games 60fps.... Why not Xbox One in 2014?

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2 years ago#1
I am asking out of curiosity
My initial thought about next gen consoles is improvement, even if its little but never steps backwards.
Why would next gen consoles have games that are less than 60 frames per second?
Why hurt this just to get images that look more realistic?
2 years ago#2
Because better graphics are marketed better than better gameplay. That, and Microsoft secretly telling developers ins unacceptable to go below 1080p, then they mess up framerate as the xbox one is not as powerful as the dreamcast was back then.
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2 years ago#3
Lol I'm not even going to bother.
2 years ago#4
Sonic games were laggy as hell. It wasn't until it got released on PSN and XBL we finally got to see what atleast Sonic Adventure looked/played like with no lag.
Proud owner of a PS4
Might also get a One one or two years from now because it seems to agitate ponies suggesting it might have something worthwhile after all.
2 years ago#5
60fps games are designed around 60fps. Like they are now.

SNES had 60fps games, your logic is broken and full of holes.
2 years ago#6
labounti posted...
60fps games are designed around 60fps. Like they are now.

SNES had 60fps games, your logic is broken and full of holes.

Ok so if even snes had 60fps why would modern games be designed to have less?
I dont see the logic
2 years ago#7
Veemon_X posted...
Sonic games were laggy as hell. It wasn't until it got released on PSN and XBL we finally got to see what atleast Sonic Adventure looked/played like with no lag.


Are u kidding? The xbla games are pc trash. The DC versions are faaaaar better.
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2 years ago#8
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2 years ago#9
Gothmogz posted...
Because better graphics are marketed better than better gameplay. That, and Microsoft secretly telling developers ins unacceptable to go below 1080p, then they mess up framerate as the xbox one is not as powerful as the dreamcast was back then.



Or just believe what this guy says which is complete , utter nonsense !
2 years ago#10
Good graphics makes more money than smooth framerates.
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