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Will there be 4K textures

with the adoption of 4K estimated to be upwards of 50% at the end of 2018, beginning 2019, I am wondering if the game will be able to scale well to 4K. Also considering that the game will end up releasing around 2020.
has there been any talk of 4K?
right now 1080p is the norm, but 3 years from now, 4K will be more prominent. As we can see witch PS4 Pro and upcoming XBOX ONE X. 

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  • I can't answer your question; however, I can make a comment.

    Console games, played on a television screen, are not the only versions of games produced, and many people won't have computers high enough to roll 4k at launch.
  • I'm sure the game will be on a similar level to BDO as far as graphics go. Btw, Xbox Scorpio announced the 4K graphics and claimed 4K at E3 but the game developers came forward after E3 and announced that their games were falsely advertised as 4K.

    Even though 4K is possible. Even being equipped with 2 Titan X Pascals, I doubt I'll attempt 4K settings during any PvP scenario. 
  • They said it should run on a pc made within the last 2 years
  • good thing im remaking my pc now. its about 5 yrs old atm. and i need that 5.0 cpu 
  • Computers are much more powerful than a console. If a console can run the game then chances are your computer can run it. Provided it is spec'd for gaming. I'm running an 8 Core proc with an Nvidia GTX 960 GPU and I can run every game at ultra including BDO and that GPU is an older model. I'm willing to be it can run AOC when it comes out as well. (Even though I do plan on upgrading my GPU soon)
  • ArchivedUserArchivedUser Guest
    edited July 2017
    Yeah I'm quite sure 4K, coupled with unreal 4 graphics, would be too much for our PCs to handle anywhere where you are not completely alone.

    I don't even wanna imagine mass battles. Uh.
  • By the looks of the footage, IS are developing the game textures in high resolution, probably 4K or higher. Unreal Engine 4 uses texture compression and resampling to allow users to select the best display resolution to match their hardware.  This technique is used in dozens of games built with UE4 and they run fine on older machines.
  • ArchivedUserArchivedUser Guest
    edited July 2017
    tylerr385 said:
    Computers are much more powerful than a console. If a console can run the game then chances are your computer can run it. Provided it is spec'd for gaming. I'm running an 8 Core proc with an Nvidia GTX 960 GPU and I can run every game at ultra including BDO and that GPU is an older model. I'm willing to be it can run AOC when it comes out as well. (Even though I do plan on upgrading my GPU soon)
    The requirements for upgrading a computer to run 4k are costly. Some of us just ain't got the money to do it, especially those of us with more than one player in the household.

    I realize consoles are all the rage, but they're simplistic, in relation to computers. Computers (especially for those of us who are geeks and/or ex-geeks) are required to do a lot more processing than just playing a game or two, filtering VOIP, and maybe running the telly. In short, they can be mass-produced to perform one or two functions very well, and thus keep the cost down. PCs? Whole 'nother story. And before you even say it -- I began my gaming career on a PC, and I will likely end it on a PC. Whole lot more that I can use it for. I realize that you younglings all think we should just "get with it" and do the same things you do, but many of us, for myriad reasons, don't choose to. In order for the game to be marketably viable, it'll need to be able to be run on most people's PCs. Also, at least currently, the PC market is still bigger than console market, and there's a good reason for that.

    https://mygaming.co.za/news/features/89913-there-are-1-8-billion-gamers-in-the-world-and-pc-gaming-dominates-the-market.html

    Additionally, here's some fantastic information about the viability of PCs as a gaming platform, which also states that it can be very costly to keep a PC "gaming current." But, we do get (I think) a lot more bang for the buck, especially on upgradeability:
    http://www.pcworld.com/article/3118250/software-games/9-reasons-why-pc-gaming-is-a-better-value-than-consoles.html

  • @Isende The new GeForce 1080 ti isn't all that costly. Especially if you're trading in parts for the upgrade. It has 4K capability, comes at 500$ cheaper than the Titan X Pascal and it has SLI capability if you eventually want to upgrade again.

    but I get your point. I'm able but won't be running 4K on a graphic intensive mmo. 
  • ArchivedUserArchivedUser Guest
    edited July 2017
    @IThrowSexyParties
    You're right -- for one computer, it's not so costly. For two, a little more, and I'm still not impressed, over all, with the benchmarks. I feel there're still some improvements that can be made.

    @Possum and I purchased a house in December; increased  our monthly bills by $600 to do so. Then, we had to put $3k into our car (we love her, so will keep her, but it was time), then recently had to put another $1.5k into her. Real life means that we do, at least at this time, have to scrimp, save, and budget for the needed upgrades to our computers; at the very least, I need a new one, while the hubs' computer just needs new parts. So, no, individually? Not so much. Taken together, with IRL bills outstanding, it gets more difficult.

    And I can't imagine we're the only folk in this predicament; I know of game families where three or more people are avid gamers. Unless you've got a lot of discretionary income, that gets to be a hefty bill for upgrades.
  • You people seem to forget that 1080 Ti performance and better will be vastly cheaper to get in 2019/2020. Last gens big shot, the 980 Ti, is equivelant to a 1070 from this gen.

    So by the time Ashes is released we'll have both Volta and Navi architecture from Nvidia and AMD released, and new ones otw, or about to be released (maybe even released).

    So 4K in 2019/2020 will be vastly cheaper to achieve and 4K monitors will be cheaper as well. 4K at 60/90 fps should be doable then. And the beauty about PC games is that you can tweak the settings to reach whatever target FPS or eye candy you want.
  • No need to panic buy a new machine!

    As I said earlier, just because Ashes may have 4K textures doesn't mean you have to upgrade your computer. Like any other UE4 game, the UE4 engine can scale the texture resolution to suit your display resolution. 

  • ArchivedUserArchivedUser Guest
    edited July 2017
    Geez most of the people have no clue what they're even taking about.  You guys are using texture quality and resolution as if they were the samething....just face palm. You can have a 64kbx64kb decal in 4k resolution.  You can have a 4k texture or higher in 720p. 

    Also just not even possible.  There's maybe a few rigs capable of 4k textures and 4k resolutions that can handle a major city full of hundreds of players.  
  • Volomon said:
    -snip- 

    Also just not even possible.  There's maybe a few rigs capable of 4k textures and 4k resolutions that can handle a major city full of hundreds of players.  
    And it won't be mine, nor @Possum's ... sadly. But, we'll still have computers that allow us to quite enjoy the game.

    @lexmax -- Less a panic than just a "Huh. Nice, shiny new game, lots of pretties -- we wanna be able to see and enjoy all the pretties!" So, it'll be added in to our budget, and I'm quite grateful we actually have time to save toward what we want.
  • Volomon said:
    Geez most of the people have no clue what they're even taking about.  You guys are using texture quality and resolution as if they were the samething....just face palm. You can have a 64kbx64kb decal in 4k resolution.  You can have a 4k texture or higher in 720p. 

    Also just not even possible.  There's maybe a few rigs capable of 4k textures and 4k resolutions that can handle a major city full of hundreds of players.  

    When the game is released in 2020 there will definitely be rigs that can handle a major city full of hundreds of players in 4K. Textures is not the most demanding thing, the most taxing thing will be shadows and particle effects and that can easily be handled with setting sliders. It all depends on what settings you will be able to tweak.
  • Isende said:
    Volomon said:
    -snip- 

    Also just not even possible.  There's maybe a few rigs capable of 4k textures and 4k resolutions that can handle a major city full of hundreds of players.  
    And it won't be mine, nor @Possum's ... sadly. But, we'll still have computers that allow us to quite enjoy the game.

    @lexmax -- Less a panic than just a "Huh. Nice, shiny new game, lots of pretties -- we wanna be able to see and enjoy all the pretties!" So, it'll be added in to our budget, and I'm quite grateful we actually have time to save toward what we want.
    In our case, dear, we'd also have to replace our monitors if we want 4k resolution.  Our current monitors don't support it.  Fortunately, while nice, 4k resolution is not a pressing need for us.
  • Possum said:
    Isende said:
    Volomon said:
    -snip- 

    Also just not even possible.  There's maybe a few rigs capable of 4k textures and 4k resolutions that can handle a major city full of hundreds of players.  
    And it won't be mine, nor @Possum's ... sadly. But, we'll still have computers that allow us to quite enjoy the game.

    @lexmax -- Less a panic than just a "Huh. Nice, shiny new game, lots of pretties -- we wanna be able to see and enjoy all the pretties!" So, it'll be added in to our budget, and I'm quite grateful we actually have time to save toward what we want.
    In our case, dear, we'd also have to replace our monitors if we want 4k resolution.  Our current monitors don't support it.  Fortunately, while nice, 4k resolution is not a pressing need for us.
    *sigh* Yeah. Yet one more prohibitive cost, lol. But we can dream!
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