A new video released by an Overwatch 2 The fan compares the game’s graphics on the PS4, PS5 and Switch versions. The video examines a number of different graphical features Overwatch 2 across the three systems and gives players a good overview of how the tile will look on their console of choice. The comparison video comes as some console players continue to experience connection issues Overwatch 2‘s servers, making them unable to play the recently released shooter.
Overwatch 2 is the sequel to Blizzard’s 2016 hit multiplayer hero shooter Overwatch, and has received decidedly mixed reviews from players since its release in early October. While there have been the usual complaints about balance issues that accompany almost every multiplayer shooter release, and some fans have stated that Overwatch 2 feels far flung compared to its predecessor, the game has also been praised by some for its updates to the original game’s winning formula. Overwatch 2 was designed to be scalable across a wide variety of hardware, and this new video shows how well Blizzard has achieved that goal.
In the 12-minute video released on YouTube by user ElAnalistaDeBits, comparisons are made Overwatch 2its performance in many areas such as resolution, load times and frame rate. For the PS5 version of the game, comparisons include the game running in Resolution, Balance and Performance mode. Although the PS5 enjoys a clear advantage when it comes to things like load times, loading a map in 5 seconds compared to 14-15 seconds on the Switch and PS4, the PS4 and Switch versions manage to hold up surprisingly well despite the aging their material.
One of the biggest graphical differences between its three versions Overwatch 2 can be seen in the game’s shadows, with the Switch release featuring little to no shadows from objects in the game world compared to the PS4 and PS5 versions. The game features a new dynamic lighting system, which has led some players to complain about blocking the sun’s glare Overwatch 2of the map, but many of these lighting improvements appear either absent or less prominent in the Switch release. Differences can also be seen in the game’s reflections on different platforms, with the PS5 showing some impressive reflections on various surfaces, although these differences may go unnoticed by many players as they frantically try to push back the enemy team.
While there are certainly some graphical differences between platforms, Overwatch 2 it remains an amazing game regardless of the system players choose to enjoy it on. The game also features a near-constant frame rate, whether it’s at the 30fps available on Switch or 120fps when running in Performance mode on PS5, ensuring that dropped frames won’t stop players from enjoying the action. This comparison video shows that players are in for a visual treat no matter where they choose to play Blizzard’s slick and fast-paced shooter, which is good news for a game where it takes 5 years to unlock all of Kiriko’s cosmetics.
Overwatch 2 out now on PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
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