The lights are on
EA Sports' Ignite engine will be powering the division's next-gen titles, but yesterday's reveal may not be exactly what those games look like on the upcoming systems.
Polygon talked to Andrew Wilson, executive vice president at EA Sports, who told the site that any Ignite footage shown at the Xbox One unveiling was pre-rendered using in-game assets in "a format that would be usable in this style of event." In other words, what was shown wasn't gameplay. However, Wilson added: "What I'm really happy to
say, though, is that our games right now are delivering on that, and in some
Here is the footage in question.
In other EA Sports next-gen news, MCVUK reports that the PC version of FIFA 14 will not be using the Ignite engine like its counterparts.
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[Source: Polygon, MCVUK]
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That was pretty obvious.
Of course it wasn't. If they would have showed us real gameplay, people would be disturbed at how little the graphics have really changed for things like Sports games and racers.
That was a) obvious and b) expected.
"PC version of FIFA 14 will not be using the Ignite engine"
another customer lost EA, great partnership with Microsoft on screwing things up.
Next Gen? Meh...
EA is on quite a roll recently (as in making mistakes or blundering on things that could help them). Not surprised that what they showed wasn't gameplay, since using CGI to "showcase" just how their games could look is an old trick that has been used for years.
Lol, I am supposed to be surprised by this?
You mean that blatantly CGI sports clip wasn't real gameplay footage?!? NO WAI.