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|OT| PlayStation 5 [OT] Taking Over The World One SSD At A Time

Boswollocks

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I've had a thought and need a tech nerd to explain if it's possible.

Right, imagine if you will, a scene in a FPS game. Say, Cod. You're playing the game, in a firefight in a street, and your objective is to get to a truck waiting to extract you at the end of the street.
You do the usual thing of whack a moling the enemies.
As you reach the end of the street, you see the classic army style people carrier, with the rear flap down, waiting for you to jump on board.
You sprint towards it, press X or Square to jump in and as soon as you do a CGI cutscene is loaded, at near instant speed from the SSD.
It loads so quick and seemless on both the boarding and unboarding of the truck that the graphics are almost pixar like in quality.

If you can do that, would it be possible to change 'animations', like climbing in and out of a tank, and instead swap them for on the fly CGI quality cut scenes?

How about an open world game? Where the player is loaded in traditionally, with a small 'play space' around the character, while the rest of the world is CGI?
 

Dan_of_Rivia

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I'm really eager to see a full length gameplay demo of Horizon Forbidden West, the trailer looks absolutely stunning so I cannot begin to imagine how good the actual gameplay will look and feel.

I know the trailer it self was in engine but there were a lot of cinematic shots, but hopefully we get to see some gameplay in the next big Playstation event! Can't believe the game is coming out next year! I cannot wait!
 

FeiRR

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I've had a thought and need a tech nerd to explain if it's possible.

Right, imagine if you will, a scene in a FPS game. Say, Cod. You're playing the game, in a firefight in a street, and your objective is to get to a truck waiting to extract you at the end of the street.
You do the usual thing of whack a moling the enemies.
As you reach the end of the street, you see the classic army style people carrier, with the rear flap down, waiting for you to jump on board.
You sprint towards it, press X or Square to jump in and as soon as you do a CGI cutscene is loaded, at near instant speed from the SSD.
It loads so quick and seemless on both the boarding and unboarding of the truck that the graphics are almost pixar like in quality.

If you can do that, would it be possible to change 'animations', like climbing in and out of a tank, and instead swap them for on the fly CGI quality cut scenes?

How about an open world game? Where the player is loaded in traditionally, with a small 'play space' around the character, while the rest of the world is CGI?
CGI (you mean compressed animation files, right?) don't need to load. We've had streaming of them for many years. This is how, for example, TLOU (one) worked or Uncharted up to 3, or previous Ratchet and Clank game. It's old tech and devs mostly favour real-time renders in cutscenes now because of more consistent looks and file sizes. You can also have different characters (clothing, weapons) in those so it adds to the overall impression.
 

Finem Orientis

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Custom I/O systems with integrated ultra-high-speed custom SSDs, for instance, can substantially reduce game load times, dramatically changing game experiences for users. The PS5 supports ray tracing technology to simplify the rendering process, a major burden for game creators. For ray tracing to be effective it must be fast, requiring not only superb hardware performance, but excellent software to make the most of the hardware. To draw the best from hardware performance, we are building data structures essential to faster ray tracing and developing libraries to offer game creators, whose voices we will be considering throughout the process.
 

Perrott

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Yakuza Kiwami 3 got leaked ahead of it's TGS announcement. It will be a launch title for PS5 in Japan.
 

Crimson_Fate

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I was getting spammed by that 50% PSN sale last week and I put a few items in my cart including god of war but I never pulled the trigger . Three of the things I was looking at are part of that new PS+ package. I would have been pretty pissed if I had pulled the trigger...

I decided not to pick up any games for the PS5 yet since I have some PS4 games I need to catch up on would rather play them off the PS5 SSD . The Launch PS4 gets pretty loud these days
 

Bladed Thesis

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Got mine preordered at Target. I'm hoping the Target card 5% applied. I called customer service and she said it should apply.
 

bitbydeath

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Have updated OP with new video, some image changes that include the price and date + spec updates for controller and console.
 
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SaucyJack

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So after yesterday what info are we waiting for?

- a proper look at the UI, and any new features
- comparison of SSD load times, fast resume, etc.
- create button usage
- info about any enhanced PS5 versions of PS4 games
- PS Plus and/or PS Now changes, if any
- changes to PS Store, if any
- info about BC games running in PS5 boosted mode
- a formal statement on PS1-PS3 BC or confirmation of a lack thereof.
 

Jose92

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Damn, truth might be stingy. I'm out of Spec thread until 10th of October. Don't believe the lies, mates.
Bo just take it easy mate. it doesnt matter if demon souls remake is running 1440p,4k or even 1080p the end results looks gorgeous at 60fps.

Even if digital foundry made a mistake in counting the pixels it doesnt mean they are spreading fud. We can only wait.

At the end of the day people will buy what they think looks good to them.
 
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Bo_Hazem

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Bo just take it easy mate. it doesnt matter if demon souls remake is running 1440p,4k or even 1080p the end results looks gorgeous at 60fps.

Even if digital foundry made a mistake in counting the pixels it doesnt mean they are spreading fud. We can only wait.

At the end of the day people will buy what they think looks good to them.
Maybe I need to go out filming/photography nature. :messenger_sunglasses: But got it out there, so people can judge for themselves.
 
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