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See Need for Speed: Rivals Running On Both Next-Gen Consoles

EA is giving you the chance to see which version of Need for Speed: Rivals you think looks best. We’ve got footage of the game running on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Need for Speed: Rivals will be coming to PlayStation 4 next Friday, November 15, 2013. If you’re looking to pick it up on Xbox One, you’ll be able to do that alongside that console on November 22, 2013.

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  • Looks to close to call imo; it'll look best on my PC.

  • 30fps... No Thx.

  • The UI moves with impacts and quick vehicle movements. It's not a bug at all.

  • I thought I saw some VERY slight pop in for the Xbox, and the lighting on PS4 seemed a tad better, but that's about the only noticeable nitpick I have.

  • From these two videos, the PS4. But actually the way I see it, this game is nothing impressive and could run just as good on my PS3 or 360.

  • Holy ***,....It LOOKS exactly the same. No just messing ps4 does look better.

  • Framerate seems to seems more fluid on PS4 then Xbone.

  • Aren't Need for Speed games terrible no matter what? I can't believe they are still made.
  • Meh, not very impressive. Maybe it's the video player though.

  • couldn't notice much of a difference
  • Grr...GameInformer's video player = meh.

    As for the comparison, I think they both look great. Xbox's color palette looks more bland and slightly fuzzy but that could just be this dang video player.

  • I think these videos explain why I'm not as excited for next gen consoles. Their is no large visual jump. I know you shouldn't judge a console based on launch games, but I could see a difference from NES to SNES to PS1 to PS2 to PS3. Here, I can't.

  • Anyone saying that this game isn't an step forward in visuals is stupid. This is badass.

    Though the X1 version looks like it has a filter on it or something (obviously doesn't, that's just what it looks like)

    But the real point, is that this game looks fun as hell!

  • Looks like it runs smoother on the PS4.

  • A little of subject, but arcade racers like these are starting to seem more and more incomplete with games like GTA5/GTA Online out there... I mean since this focuses on racing and police chases, it'll probably look prettier than an open world-shooter-racer, but you know what I mean.

  • It would be better if they were direct comparisons, but they're two entirely different scenarios. The PS4 video certainly looks a lot cooler overall, but I noticed more environmental detail in the XBO version simply because the action was less attention-grabbing. Ultimately I think the graphic detail is nearly identical, and I'd always prefer to play a racing game with Xbox's controller layout. Still, I'm getting this for PS4 because I need a decent launch game for it...

  • I like the PS4 video more.

  • 3 Points that need making: 1: GameInformers Video player is "low" by default. 2: Even if the player is set to "high", A streaming vid will never look as good as the game will live. 3: If your going to run a comparison, Show the same car on the same track. I've seen many a game through history where one level can be completely different from another and not represent the whole game.
  • No noticable differences.  Looks just like a Xbox 360 or PS3 game.  

  • set the video on high and you can see a difference between the two. Most are only saying they don't because they don't want believe there is but you can tell. Not saying which one looks better to avoid fanboyism but one is noticeably better.