Destiny 2: 30FPS On Project Scorpio Is First Paid-For Graphics Parity Deal Between Activision And Sony

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Bungie yesterday revealed that the PC version of Destiny 2 will run uncapped on PC, and at 30FPS on all consoles (PS4 Pro, Xbox One, Project Scorpio, and PlayStation 4). This announcement did not go down too well with some of the Xbox fans, and they shared their views with the higher ups of Microsoft’s Xbox Division. They are of the opinion that why there should be an FPS parity between Xbox One and Project Scorpio in multiplayer? Is this not a proof that a console that released back in 2013 is holding a 2017 console (much more powerful in specs) back.

Destiny 2 FPS Controversy

Mike Ybarra, Corporate Vice President – Xbox & Windows gaming platform, was forced to issue a clarification and this is what he said: “Developers are free to choose how they use the power of Project Scorpio for games. We have no requirements limiting framerate or fidelity.”

On the query: Xbox One holding a Project Scorpio back? Ybarra replied: “No, there isn’t. This is up to the developer to choose, for their games, what they want to do.”

Jez Cordon, Senior Editor join in the conversation/debate (the man who has watched 10 hours of Project Scorpio developer session). Jez stated that Destiny 2 could have easily run at 60FPS on Project Scorpio because the console is powerful enough to handle it. He further added that “Destiny 2 at 30 fps on Scorpio could mark the first paid-for graphics parity deal. No way to confirm, obvs, but Scorpio would easily run D2 at 60.”

A bold accusation and he immediately got a response from a user asking for further clarification on this “Paid-For-Graphics Parity Deal”. When asked by a user: Pro and Scorpio can hit 60fps if it wasn’t aiming for 4k. Suggesting Sony may have paid to have this happen is that fanboyism coming out.

Jez replied: “Nah it’s factism. A new concept too advanced for the modern world.”

And when asked further by the same user: So now you can confirm that what you posted was a fact? Jez replied: “Only that D2 could be 60 on scorp. I know because equally, (more) complicated, visually stunning open world fps will be 60.”

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