Black Ops 4: Blackout looks best on Xbox One X but performs best on PS4 Pro

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Beta ended last week and fans seemed to love it.

Blackout is Call of Duty’s answer to Battle Royale and replaces the Campaign mode this year.

A recent comparison of the new mode tested it on the PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One and Xbox One X to find out the definitive way to play the game. Read on for the full results.

In the comparison it was it was revealed that in terms of graphic fidelity and image quality the game looked best on the Xbox One X. However when comparing the standard consoles, the PS4 outperformed the Xbox One. The main difference other than the resolution is the shadow quality, with the more powerful consoles rendering better quality shadow textures. Draw distances are also more pushed out on the X and the Pro, especially noticeable in the open areas in Blackout.

Below are the resolutions the different consoles are running Blackout at:

Xbox One – 1600×900 Dynamic Resolution

  • Goes down to a minimum of 1024×768

Xbox One X – 3840×2160 Dynamic Resolution

  • Runs mostly at 2240×1800
  • Lowest 1792×800

PS4 – 1920×1080 Dynamic Resolution

  • Goes down to a minimum of 960×1080

PS4 Pro – 3840×2160 Dynamic Resolution

  • Runs mostly at 1920×1800
  • Lowest point 1440×1080

In terms of frame rates, the PS4 Pro outperformed the Xbox One X. For the standard consoles, the PS4 outperforms the Xbox One once again.

Below are the frame rate ranges the different consoles are running Blackout at:

Xbox One – 40-60FPS

Xbox One X – 40-60FPS

PS4 – 45-60FPS

PS4 Pro 50-60FPS

What do you prefer? A higher resolution or a more stable frame rate? What console will you play Black Ops 4 on? Let us know in the comments.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 releases on October 12, 2018 for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

Danial Arshad Khan

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