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It may not be native 4K as such, but it looks as good as.…

Star Ocean 4: Full PC Settings In A Console Game?

What if a console game gave users the complete range of quality presets available to PC users? Well, that's exactly what developer Tri-Ace d…

TV Settings Explained: Get The Best Gaming Picture

A simple question that needs answering: what what do the picture settings on your TV actually change? From brightness to overscan, Dave runs…

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 PS4 Pro Analysis

We were impressed with Infinite Warfare, and Modern Warfare Remastered wasn't bad either - so how does Black Ops 3 stack up on PS4 Pro? The…

DF Videocast #8: Every PS4 Pro 4K 60fps Game Tested!

Dave and Tom convene to test out every single PS4 Pro game *reported* to run at native 4K at 60fps. Do they actually deliver? It's been a lo…

[4K] Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 HD Remix - The Ultimate Version on PS4 Pro?

To mark the 15 years since its first release, we pit the original PS2 version of Kingdom Hearts (rendering at 512x384, and then upscaled to…

Shadow of War: PS4 Pro vs PS4/Xbox One Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Analysis

Monolith Productions is back with this sequel and weaves in better 4K support on PS4 Pro than the original. A '4K cinematics' add-on is avai…

Metal Gear Survive: Early PS4 Pro Campaign Analysis - Better Performance at 1080p!

The Fox Engine returns. A public multiplayer beta is live, but what about Metal gear Survive's campaign mode? We attended a Konami preview e…

The Witcher 3: Does Patch 1.61 Downgrade PS4 Pro Playback?

CD Projekt Red's valiant support for The Witcher 3 continues, this time adding high-dynamic range to PlayStation 4 systems. There is a catch…

Skyrim PS4 Pro vs PS4/PC Ultra Comparison/Analysis

How does Skyrim on PS4 Pro stack up against the maxed out PC experience, and indeed PlayStation 4? And can the 4K Pro really have some perfo…

Lawbreakers PS4/Pro vs PC Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

The complete graphics showdown between all versions of Lawbreakers. We've had a lot of fun with this Unreal Engine 4 shooter, but the peckin…

Assassin's Creed Origins Xbox One X/PC/Pro Analysis

The final showdown. To what extent does Xbox One X improve over the PlayStation 4 Pro version of AC Origins? And with the PC game locked to…

Dynasty Warriors 9 Performance Analysis

Sub-30fps with tearing on PS4 Pro and Xbox One? Suffice to say that this one was surprising - and if it's not running great on the enhanced…

Kingdom Hearts 3 vs Frozen! Graphics Comparison + E3 2018 Trailer Analysis

Tom and John discuss the Kingdom Hearts 3 trailers shown at this year's E3. Frozen is replicated using Unreal Engine 4 - at times in a shot-…

Forza Horizon 4 E3 2018 Showcase

A pristine quality version of the Forza 4 reveal at E3 2018. Massively high bitrates - you know you want it.…

PS4 Pro vs PS4 SSD Loading Times: Does SATA 3 Make A Difference?

Does PS4 Pro's use of SATA 3 result in faster SSD loading times? We put this to the test, installing the same OCZ Trion 100 SSD to both the…

Nier Automata PS4 vs PS4 Pro Final Code Analysis

Nier Automata is now out in Japan, ahead of its Western release. So we bought it, downloaded it and analysed it. 900p on base PS4, 1080p on…

Halo 5 is Magnificent on Xbox One X

Here's John's full technical breakdown of Halo 5's ultra HD upgrade for Xbox One X. It's the most dramatic improvement over base hardware we…

Halo Infinite Trailer Analysis

Join Rich for a forensic look at the Halo Infinite trailer. What makes the Slipspace engine so special? Is it an actual generational leap an…

PS4 Pro vs PlayStation VR: How Much Better Is It?

Tom's spent most of the week immersed in virtual reality on Sony's new VR platform - so to what extent does PlayStation 4 Pro improve the PS…

Sony Platinum Wireless Headset

After years using the old 'Gold' headset, Tom gets to grips with Sony's new Platinum headphones with its bespoke 3D audio. So does it work a…

What Remains of Edith Finch Analysis

Looks like this needs some work on console... PC is the place to play.…

Why Ryzen is the Game-Changer for Next-Gen Consoles

Everything about the current-gen consoles represented a generational leap over PS3 and Xbox 360... except storage and more importantly, CPU.…

Dragon Quest Builders: Switch vs PS4/PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Does Switch do enough to step up to the PS4 version? Visual settings are on the same level between the two, besides a drop to 720p on Switch…

Patreon Exclusive: More Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage

Commentary-free capture from the Nintendo Switch version of Breath of the Wild.…

Assassin's Creed Origins: Xbox One X First Look!

We've been poring over our precision 4K captures from the Microsoft Media Briefing and can show you some of the technical secrets of Assassi…

Sonic Generations PC: 4K60 on a Budget!

Yes, 4K on a Budget is back... with something a little different. 2017's Sonic Forces was a bit of a disappointment, but just try playing 20…

The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Pro vs PS4 Performance Analysis

The Last of Us on PS4 Pro runs worse than the standard PS4 model while targeting 60fps. With the resolution set to 1800p in its 60fps mode o…

The Last of Us Remastered Patch 1.08 Analysis

In response to our report on The Last of Us Remastered running slower on PS4 Pro compared to original hardware, Naughty Dog has released a n…

Gran Turismo Sport vs GT6: A Generational Leap?

We'll have a full analysis from final code, but for now, here's how the GT Sport beta shapes up on the Nurburgring vs Gran Turismo 6.…

Secret of Mana Remake: Full Analysis

Our comparison of the original Secret of Mana on Super NES vs the new remake running on PS4 Pro, PS4, PC and - yes! - PlayStation Vita! Ever…

The Last of Us 2 E3 2018 Trailer Tech Analysis

John has a complete lowdown of the technology in play in The Last of Us Part 2's stunning E3 2018 demo.…

Forza Motorsport 7 Xbox One X Gamescom Demo Analysis

It took John and Rich around 2.5 hours to back-up the 800GB of game data they captured at Gamescom. Included in that archive is new 4K video…

PUBG Xbox Performance Is Still Not Good Enough

It's been three months now since PUBG was first released - in a pretty shocking state - on Xbox One and Xbox One X. So, just how has the gam…

Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Analysis

Ghost Recon enters a massive open world - but can the current-gen consoles handle it? Dave tests out the open beta on PS4, Pro and Xbox One.…

Redout: The Complete Console Analysis

Redout arrives on PS4/Pro and Xbox One. It's a superb futuristic racer on PC, but how does it compare on the consoles - and crucially, can t…

Titan X Pascal: 4K 60fps - Top-Tier Games Tested

Native 4K60 video! Rise of the Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, GTA 5, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Crysis 3 and Star Wars B…

Has Respawn Fixed Titanfall 2 on Xbox One X?

The first patch shipped with resolution and performance that could drop below the standard set by PlayStation 4 Pro. Does the new patch solv…

Hands-On With Forza Horizon 4 at E3 2018

John's at E3 and he's had hands-on time with the brilliant Forza Horizon 4. We've got a bunch of native 4K capture for you here from the Xbo…

Resident Evil 7 PC/PS4/Pro/Xbox One Analysis

Dave dives into four different versions of Resident Evil 7. It's consoles vs PC, with all the visual comparison points and frame-rate metric…

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Console Analysis

PS4, PS4 Pro and Xbox One battle it out in this CryEngine-powered shooter.…

Monster Hunter World Beta: First Look!

We'll have more on Monster Hunter World after the game launches but in the meantime, we spent the weekend playing the final beta - here are…

Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer #3: New RAGE Engine Tech Upgrades Analysis!

Our third peak of perhaps this year's most anticipated game is also the longest. Tom dissects two minutes of new, pristine-quality footage s…

Anthem: Xbox One X E3 Demo - Is it the real deal?

A demo that looks too good to be true - but is it? Here we see Xbox One X gameplay in action at 4K (with checkerboarding), where Tom weighs…

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter: Xbox One X Analysis

The Astronauts bring their superb debut release to Xbox One and Xbox One X... finally! Here's John with the complete analysis and the inevit…

Why Do Some PS4 Pro Games Run Slower Than Base PS4?

Overall, PS4 Pro does deliver higher resolutions and performance. But some titles actually run slower on the new console. Why?…

Paragon PS4 Pro: Enhanced for 1080p Only - Full Analysis

Most PS4 Pro titles are enhanced with resolution boosts for 4K monitor support. Paragon is different. It scales up from 900p on base hardwar…

Can PS4 Pro Boost Mode Fix Just Cause 3?

Join Dave as he tests out Just Cause 3 running on PS4 Pro under boost mode. Can the additional CPU and GPU clocks radically improve this per…

4K Gaming! What Can PC Learn From PS4 Pro?

Checkerboarding, upscaling, temporal anti-aliasing, dynamic resolution... 4K or 'faux K', PS4 Pro can look great - so what happens when we u…

Hellblade PC vs PS4 Comparison + 1080p60 Tweak Guide

Here's a full breakdown of Hellblade's PC performance, comparisons with PS4 along with the graphics hardware you'll need to hit 60 frames pe…

Kingdom Come Deliverance: PC vs PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

A full breakdown of PC's extra visual features. Everything from parallax occlusion maps to volumetric effects make this a standout PC releas…

4K On A Budget: GTX 970/1060 vs Destiny 2

Bungie and Vicarious Visions have handed in a great PC conversion here, but can our mainstream GPU champions run the game at native 4K? The…

4K HDR! Sea of Thieves on Xbox One X!

We've not done a full 4K HDR video for a while, but after playing Sea of Thieves we thought it was worth it!…

Nier Automata PS4 vs PS4 Pro Demo Analysis

Platinum Games is an awesome studio its latest - Nier Automata - is looking really impressive, with plenty of PS4 Pro enhancements.…

Let's Play Gears of War 4 PC at 4K 60fps

The Titan X Pascal is rolled out once more to run the latest PC game at ultra resolution at 60fps! This is Gears of War 4, with everything a…

The Best 4K HDR Games for Xbox One X [Sponsored]

We're a couple of weeks into our Xbox One X experience now, so John and Rich decided to put together a compilation video of our favourite HD…

Gears 5 Engine Upgrades: Trailer Analysis

Join Alex for an in-depth look at the Gears 5 reveal and the new tech available to The Coalition!…

How to Set-Up HDR for PS4 Pro/Xbox One S on Samsung 2016 Screens

We recommend the Samsung KS7000/ KS8000 as the best mid-range 4K TV with HDR support. The only problem is that set-up is not easy - it requi…

Seagate Firecuda 2TB Review: The Ultimate PS4 Upgrade?

Tom reviews the Seagate Firecuda 2TB. It combines 2TB of storage with hybrid SSD functionality. Can it drastically reduce PS4 and PS4 Pro lo…

Let's Play Destiny 2 PC at 4K 60fps

John took a look at Destiny 2 PC, running maxed out at ultra settings at 4K resolution. How does it look, how smoothly does it play? Check o…

Redout Xbox One X Resolution + Frame-Rate Re-Test

A fully refreshed look at Redout on Xbox One X. A word of apology to the developer 34BigThings - this game's dynamic resolution system was m…

The Last Guardian: Nine Years of Development in 14 Minutes

Tom tracks the development of The Last Guardian from its original target render right through to the technical make-up of the final game. It…

Sniper Elite 4 Console Comparison Analysis

Join Tom as he dissects the console versions of Sniper Elite 4 - how fast do they run, what are the visual differences and what improvements…

Prey Gets PS4 Pro Support - But Why Is It Stuttering?

The Pro upgrade is finally here, adding plenty of new effects - but further tinkering to the PS4 code has compromised one of the best things…

Metal Gear Survive: Final Code Analysis

John and Tom sit down to discuss the final retail versions of the console game. Is performance and image quality improved over the beta code…

Halo Wars 2 on Xbox One X: Enhanced Title First Look

We've covered lots of Xbox One X software, but so far, three-way comparisons with base hardware and PC have eluded us. Until now.…

4K HDR! Far Cry 5 PC at 60fps!

You've seen Far Cry on Xbox One X and Pro, but you've not seen it at 60 frames per second in full HDR! Rich takes the conn for the capture,…

Watch Dogs 2 Xbox One/PS4/PS4 Pro Analysis

How well does Ubisoft's latest open-worlder work on Xbox One, PS4 and PS4 Pro? Graphics comparisons, performance analysis - we've got the wh…

The Last Guardian Patch 1.03 Analysis

The Last Guardian's patch 1.03 massively improves camera responsiveness, but does it boost the standard PS4's frame-rate as well? Tom invest…

Let's Play Forza Horizon 3 PC at 4K 60fps

4K, ultra settings - holy crap, Forza Horizon 3 is simply sensational on PC. Join Rich as he plays through the game's opening showcase secti…

4K Xbox 360 Games Tested on Xbox One!

Microsoft is enhancing Xbox 360 games to run at 4K on the X - but what resolutions are you actually getting, how well do they run, and what…

Nier Automata Xbox One X First Look Analysis!

Nier Automata was a surprise reveal for Microsoft at E3 2018. Previously a PlayStation/PC exclusive, we take a look at the Xbox One X demo b…

Final Fantasy 15 PS4 Pro vs PS4 Performance Analysis

A look at how performance stacks up on PS4 and Pro. It manages to hit 30fps, but frame-pacing is so, so wrong. John reveals all.…

Kingdom Hearts 3 vs Toy Story Graphics Comparison

Are Kingdom Hearts 3's visuals better than those in the original Toy Story? With a new D23 trailer showing a Toy Story themed level, we can…

OnRush PS4/Pro Beta Analysis!

OnRush is a spiritual successor to Motorstorm with the tricks and sass of SSX and the all-out carnage of Burnout. John and Rich check out th…

Forza Motorsport 7: Analysis and FM6 Comparisons

Tom and Rich discuss what turned out to be only true 4K first party Xbox One X title Microsoft brought to E3. Plus - yes, we compared some N…

Final Fantasy 15 PC: 1080p60 HDR Footage

Does exactly what it says on the tin... silky smooth, right?…

Ark Survival Evolved: PS4 Pro vs PS4 Analysis

Tom and Dave meet up to discuss Ark on PS4 and PS4 Pro. Can its excellent concept overcome dodgy image quality, really bad bugs and question…

Final Fantasy 15: PS4 Pro Patch - 60fps At Last?

This isn't good. Final Fantasy 15's new PS4 Pro patch lets frame-rates go unlocked while in the 'lite' mode - but the game simply doesn't hi…

Tekken 7: The Complete Analysis

Everything you need to know about Tekken 7 and how the Unreal Engine is deployed across all versions!…

Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One X HDR Gameplay

Enjoy this beautiful 4K HDR presentation of the Xbox One X Rise of the Tomb Raider Gamescom demo.…

Red Dead Redemption on Xbox One X - The 4K Remaster You've Been Waiting For!

A refresher before Rockstar's sequel releases this Winter - Red Dead Redemption gets the 4K treatment on Xbox One X. It's the first time thi…

No Man's Sky: Patch 1.23 - PS4 Pro Performance Boosted!

A frame-rate boost, and a new 30fps cap option arrive to both PS4 and PS4 Pro. It's also the first time we've seen Sony's original PS4 run w…

Let's Play Battlefield 1 PC at 4K 60fps

Equipped with a Titan X Pascal and i7 processor, we target the premium Battlefield One experience. That's ultra settings, a crisp 4K resolut…

4K HDR! Horizon: The Frozen Wilds Tech Analysis

Presented in full 4K and HDR for those with compatible displays, here's John's complete tech analysis of the beautiful Frozen Wilds DLC for…

Danger Zone 2: Xbox One X First Look

We've been waiting for a Burnout sequel - or spiritual successor - for years now. Three Fields Entertainment are on the job, but the journey…

Uncharted 4 vs Uncharted 2 - 'The Village' Graphics Comparison

Naughty Dog's latest multiplayer update returns us to the village stage from Uncharted 2 - which made us wonder, how does the game compare f…

Nioh PS4 vs PS4 Pro Tech Analysis

Three different rendering modes analysed across two different consoles. Team Ninja is back, and Nioh is a spectacular return to form.…

PS4 External USB Drive Loading Time Tests - Upgrade Options Compared!

It works brilliantly, but what are the best ways to use PS4's extended storage feature? Tom runs through the merits of buying a sizeable 4TB…

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy First Look

Uncharted 4's single-player DLC has evolved into a full title with as much gameplay as Drake's Fortune - but what about the technology power…

Blighttown Fixed in Dark Souls Remastered! PS4/PS4 Pro Performance Tested!

Can it be? The final release on PS4 and PS4 Pro shows this infamous spot now running fluidly at 60fps. Tom gives a complete overview of what…

Super Lucky's Tale on Xbox One X: True 4K at 60fps?

We hunted high and low for true 4K software for Xbox One X at E3 2017, but in the end we turned up just Forza Motorsport 7 and this Unity en…

Final Fantasy 12 PC Analysis!

The Zodiac Age gets a new port and it can run at 60fps! But what kind of hardware do you need to get the job done?…

Batman: Arkham City Patch 1.02 Analysis

Return to Arkham is finally much closer to the game we hoped it would be at launch - on base PS4 hardware. Unfortunately, PS4 Pro support is…

Horizon Zero Dawn: Initial PS4/Pro Analysis

John's been playing Horizon Zero Dawn on PS4 and PS4 Pro for the last couple of weeks. We've got a big tech analysis video in production, bu…

Victor Vran: Locked 60fps on PS4, Pro and Xbox One

It's been out a while on PC, but this week, Victor Vran arrives on consoles. Here's the full lowdown on PS4 and Xbox One, plus the full stor…

Shadow of the Colossus Bluepoint Tech Interview

We love the recent PS4 remake of Shadow of the Colossus - but tech details on the Bluepoint engine were somewhat thin on the ground. John de…

Quantum Break: Xbox One X First Look

John's a big Quantum Break fan, and here's his breakdown of how the Xbox One X port is shaping up. Can it handle 4K gameplay? Is it actually…

Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare - Xbox One X Delivers Again!

Rockstar's horror expansion pushed Xbox 360 hard at the time - with engine changes to support a new zombie apocalypse twist. But does that a…

Batman: Arkham City on PS4 Pro Analysis

Arkham City has stealth Pro support - but it's just the base game running with access to the additional GPU and CPU power. What if that coul…

What's Up With Nier Automata on PC?

Yes we've got Nier Automata graphics comparisons with the PS4 and Pro versions, but the real story here is how the PC version is sub-par and…

Elite Dangerous: PS4/PS4 Pro/Xbox One/PC Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate test

It's the largest sandbox you can imagine. Running on the team's Cobra engine, Elite Dangerous simulates a galaxy's worth of exploration, tra…

Patreon Exclusive: 22 Minutes of Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay

Here are the raw E3 2017 captures we used to put together our recent analysis, seen here: https://www.digitalfoundry.net/2017-06-20-super-ma…

Forza Motorsport on Project Scorpio Report!

Watch this video to learn more about how the Forza Motorsport engine runs on Project Scorpio hardware, plus we've added some basic PC compar…

Quantum Break Xbox One X: Smoother Performance - But At What Cost?

When we looked at Quantum Break during the Xbox One X previews, the game impressed visually but performance was a worry. The final release i…

Dying Light 2 First Look + Dev Interview

We had a chance to see Dying Light 2 at E3, and to discuss the game with Techland - this is our report.…

Final Fantasy 15: 2006-2016 Demos vs Final Game Graphics Comparisons

First announced in 2006, John tracks the journey of Final Fantasy 15 from its very beginnings right through to the final release of the titl…

Resident Evil Code Veronica X PS4/PS4 Pro - EU and US Versions Tested!

A PS2 classic arrives on PS4 via emulation. Rendering at 1280x960, there's actually two versions of Code Veronica X available with different…

Shadow of the Colossus PS4: Complete Tech Analysis

Call this one a labour of love - John takes a look at the exceptional Shadow of the Colossus remake for PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, stacks it…

Patreon Exclusive: Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Trailer #1

A very high quality version of the original teaser trailer!…

Nex Machina PC GPU Performance Guide

Housemarque's Nex Machina is the team's first game for PC in 18 years - and it's super-optimised. Here's Tom's look at the game across a vas…

Soul Calibur 6 PC Early Build Analysis At 4K!

Armed with a GTX 1080 we set about playing one of the most anticipated upcoming fighting games at a full 4K. The results on Unreal Engine 4…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 PS4 Pro First Look

One of our highlights from Gamescom 2017 was Star Wars Battlefront 2 at the EA booth, with a really cool space battle demo. Rich played it t…

Forza Motorsport 7 Demo: Xbox One vs Xbox One X vs PC

We got the chance to check out a preview version of the Xbox One X game (not the Gamescom demo as Dave mentions here) and stack it up agains…

Morrowind Xbox One Back Compat Analysis!

It's all about the performance. Morrowind on Xbox One X almost doubles frame-rate over the original game, while increasing resolution by 16x…

Gravity Rush 2 PS4/Pro Tech Analysis

We've had a look at Gravity Rush 2 ahead of launch and fetch-quests aside, we rather like it. Here we look at PS4 Pro support, performance o…

Dark Souls 3 PS4 Pro Patch Analysis

The Dark Souls 3 patch 1.11 finally adds PS4 Pro support! From Software promises higher frame-rates - but just how high do they go? Can it r…

Nex Machina PC Beta 4K Let's Play

Rich and Dave have been having a lot of fun with this one...…

PUBG Xbox One/PC/Xbox One X Graphics Comparison

The complete visual breakdown - plus an intriguing look at the Xbox One version's hidden graphics menu!…

Anthem E3 2018 Trailer Analysis!

Alex dives deeply into the recently revealed 20-minute gameplay demo for Anthem and presents this technical report!…

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare PS4/PS4 Pro/Xbox One Performance Analysis

Dave examines Call of Duty Infinite Warfare on all three consoles. Which one offers the smoothest experience?…

Horizon Zero Dawn: Guerrilla Games Interview

John and Rich visited Guerrilla Games a while back to get the full technological story behind Horizon Zero Dawn. They sat down with principa…

Monster Hunter World: Complete Tech Analysis

There's a lot to get through on this one! Here's our complete breakdown of Monster Hunter World on base and enhanced consoles. Eight game va…

Detroit: Become Human - PS4/Pro Comparison!

Join John and Rich for further discussion on Detroit: Become Human, covering off the technical differences between the PS4 and Pro versions,…

4K On A Budget: GTX 970 vs Forza Horizon 3/ Forza Motorsport 6 Apex

Regular viewers of this series will know that it's sometimes a struggle to get a great 4K experience from GTX 970, involving lots of testing…

Forza Horizon: Xbox One X Back-Compat Analysis at 4K!

It still plays like a dream. Amazingly, this Xbox 360 title looks gorgeous even today, with resolution boosted by 9x thanks to this Xbox One…

Rime: PC vs PS4 Pro Analysis

Years in the making, Rime is finally available and we wanted to take a look. Here's how the PS4 and Pro compare, along with a look at the be…

Killer Instinct Xbox One X vs Xbox One vs PC comparison

It's the first native 4K console fighting game! Tom guides you through the improvements found in the Xbox One X rendition of Killer Instinct…

SSX 3 - A Retro Masterpiece Even Better on Xbox One

John dives back into one of the best snowboarding games ever made - SSX 3. Thanks to the Xbox One backwards compatibility program, it's now…

Steep PS4/Pro/Xbox One Analysis

Here's a belated look at Ubisoft's winter sports game. We've compared and analysed all console versions and isolated the meagre PS4 Pro impr…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta: PS4/Pro/Xbox One Analysis

Just like many of you, we've been playing the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta over the last few days. We've already gone in-depth on PS4 Pro, b…

8K Gaming With GTX 1080 Ti SLI!

Many thanks to Asus for letting us borrow two of their lovely new GTX 1080 Ti Strix cards. We put them to good use, testing Metal Gear Solid…

For Honor: Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro/PC!

Our last Xbox One X patch analysis of 2017 - and it's a good one. Ubisoft's X output has been exceptional overall and For Honor hands in som…

In Theory: Should Next-Gen Consoles Really Focus on True 4K?

In the leap from 1080p to 4K, we're looking at the biggest jump in pixel-count since PS1 to PS2. Meanwhile, GPU power increases next-gen may…

Modern Warfare Remastered PS4 Pro vs PS4 Performance Tested

Well here it is - the base 1080p version of the COD remaster, compared to the Pro version with its 2880x1620 resolution. Oh, and higher perf…

Final Fantasy 15 Tech Analysis

John presents a detailed look at what's hot and what's not in Final Fantasy 15 - from a technical perspective, of course.…

PS4 Pro Boost Mode: Project Cars, Assetto Corsa and F1 2016 Tested!

You've got boost power! PS4 Pro's new "Boost Mode" option brings massive benefits for racing sims in particular. Tom checks out project Cars…

The Surge: The Complete Analysis

Deck 13 is back, with the Surge offering a huge improvement over its last game - Lords of the Fallen - and one of the best PS4 Pro implement…

H1Z1 - PS4/Pro Analysis!

Here's a look at H1Z1's open beta on PS4, with full visual comparisons and performance testing. Both systems aim for 60fps, but PS4 Pro user…

Patreon Exclusive: Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Trailer

We got hold of a meaty 31.3mbps super-high quality version of the trailer everyone is talking about. Download it now.…

Titanfall 2 Runs at 6K Max on Xbox One X! But Could Other Games Follow?

Does Xbox One X have the power to push beyond 4K in future games? Tom considers the evidence in its 4K demos so far, and reports from Respaw…

Crackdown: Xbox One X Back-Compat vs Xbox 360 Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test!

As we wait for Crackdown 3, here's a refresher of how great the original Xbox 360 game is - now running at 4K thanks to the Xbox One X's lat…

Forza Motorsport 7 Xbox One X/ PC/ Xbox One S HDR Head-To-Head

A proof of concept we've put together as we work through the Herculean task of integrating HDR into our video workflow.…

PUBG Miramar Map Tested on Xbox One!

PUBG's second map - Miramar - is coming to Xbox One. But just how close is it to the PC version? And has performance improved at all with th…

Snake Pass: Switch vs PS4 Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Sumo Digital brings its bright, colourful platformer to multiple formats - with Switch, PS4 and PS4 Pro in the limelight for this analysis.…

The Evil Within 2: PS4/Pro Analysis

Thinking of buying The Evil Within 2? Worried about performance after the first one? John is here to calm your fears...…

Digital Foundry's Best Gaming Tech of 2017

John presents his rundown of the most impressive innovations in gaming tech in 2017.…

4K On A Budget: The Crysis Trilogy

Can it run Crysis? Can it run the entire Crysis Trilogy? In the first of a new series, we aim to prove that a mainstream GPU like the classi…

4K HDR! The Witcher 3 Blood and Wine on Xbox One X!

CD Projekt Red pushed hard with the Blood and Wine DLC to create an even richer experience - so just how well does it hold up on Xbox One X,…

PS4 Pro Boost Mode Tested: Just How Fast Is It?

John sits down with the new Boost Mode feature included in the beta version of the PS4 4.50 firmware update. How does this feature take adva…

Gran Turismo Sport: PS4 vs Pro 1080p Comparison

We've shown you how the Gran Turismo Sport beta looks running in its 4K output mode, but what's in it for 1080p users? How does PS4 Pro comp…

Lawbreakers PS4 Stutters at Launch - But How Bad is it?

An addictive Unreal Engine 4 shooter marred by heavy stuttering on PS4 at launch. It's safe to say this should be in better shape; and while…

Sonic Forces: PS4/Pro/Xbox One/X/Switch - Full Showdown!

John returns to check out every console version of Sonic Forces. Does PS4 Pro offer any advantages over the standard model? Does Xbox One re…

PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X Silicon Head-to-Head

We've seen the Xbox One X processor layout before, but PS4 Pro is something new. And guess what? The two have much in common. Rich explains…

Patreon Exclusive: Red Dead Redemption Trailer #3

Looking for a super-high quality version of the new trailer? We've got you covered.…

What are 4K Assets and Why Do We Need Them?

So, Microsoft is talking about 4K assets - but what do they actually mean? What are they? How do they make gaming visuals look better? Do yo…

The Witcher 2 Xbox One X Enhanced vs PC vs Xbox 360 Analysis

Microsoft's X-enhanced magic gets great results from one of last-gen's most challenging ports... but how does the 4K experience compare to t…

Battlefield 1 PS4 Pro vs PS4 Multiplayer Performance

We set out to prove that BF1 runs better on PS4 Pro in the all-important multiplayer mode. Do Pro owners have a gameplay advantage? Lower la…

Crash Bandicoot Trilogy: Every Version Tested!

Join John for a comprehensive look at the Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, tested on ALL consoles, along with a fascinating look at the PC ga…

Shadow of War: Early Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Is it a true 4K on console? An initial look at this early Xbox One X build of Shadow of War shows it's shaping up nicely ahead of launch. Co…

Gears of War 2 Xbox One X Enhanced + UE3/Gears Retrospective

Join John and Alex for a look at how Gears of War 2 runs in its X-enhanced flavour on Xbox One X and learn about the evolution of Unreal Eng…

Dishonored 2 PS4/PS4 Pro/Xbox One/PC Comparison and Analysis

Dave stacks up three console versions of Dishonored 2 - plus the highly underwhelming PC build, which still can't hold 1080p60 on a Titan X…

DF Videocast #9: Project Scorpio vs PS4 Pro

After a massive week here at Digital Foundry, Rich and Tom sit down to discuss the huge Scorpio reveal and what it means for the current con…

Patreon Exclusive: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Gameplay Capture

Exclusive gameplay capture for Digital Foundry Patreon supporters.…

4K On A Budget: GTX 970 vs Batman Arkham Knight + More!

Can a mainstream GPU like GTX 970 run ALL of the Batman Arkham titles at 4K? Even the notoriously sub-optimal Arkham Knight? Yes... yes it c…

Forza Horizon 3: Xbox One X vs PC Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Playground Games' premiere open-world racing title gets enhanced Xbox One X support - adding a true native 4K with many more bells and whist…

PlayStation 4 Pro: Power Consumption, Noise & Heat Tests

Unfinished business for Rich as he tests PS4 Pro's energy efficiency and acoustics, stacked up against a launch model PS4 and the new Slim.…

Kingdom Come Deliverance: PS4/Pro vs Xbox One/X Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

An ambitious debut from Warhorse Studios, who have forged a massive open-world RPG using Cryengine technology. The fortunes of each console…

4K On A Budget: GTX 970 vs Need For Speed!

John takes the reins for this episode of 4K on a Budget! Can the GTX 970 provide a great racing experience for 4K screens on Criterion's Nee…

Final Fantasy 15 PC Graphics Analysis vs Xbox One X

So, this is a difficult one to process - it's a 23 minute 4K video with intense detail. HEVC encoding copes, but h.264 is BIG. We'd recom…

How to Transfer PS4 Hard Drive Data to PS4 Pro

What are the quickest and best ways to transfer your game data from PS4 to PS4 Pro? Rich suggests three different ways to get the job done.…

Dirt 4: PS4/Pro/Xbox One/PC - The Complete Analysis

Dirt 4 aims to combine the super-realism of Dirt Rally with the older arcade-style thrills of other series entries. Here's your complete loo…

Ark: Survival Evolved PS4/Pro/Xbox One Final Code Analysis

Years in the making, Ark: Survival Evolved has finally emerged from Early Access. Have the console versions improved that much? How well do…

WipEout Omega Collection: PSVR Analysis!

Woah - this is amazing stuff! The already excellent WipEout Omega Collection comes to PlayStation VR, but on a platform with so many cutback…

Gears of War 4: Xbox One X HDR Showcase

Tom and Rich sit down to play Gears of War 4 on Xbox One X - and they've captured everything in HDR, including both the 4K mode and the perf…

State of Decay 2: Better Visuals On Xbox One X - But At What Cost?

Exclusive to Xbox One and PC, the launch build of State of Decay 2 is blighted by bugs and mis-steps in optimisation. Tom gives an overview…

Patreon Exclusive: Splatoon 2 Gameplay Capture

Exclusive gameplay capture for Digital Foundry Patreon supporters.…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC: 1440p Ultra Settings Showcase

Here's an initial look at the fully maxed Star Wars Battlefront 2 running on PC. We've got both 1440p and 4K video here, so let's dig in!…

Forza Horizon 3: Xbox One X Full Developer Interview in 4K/HDR!

We took a trip to Forza Horizon 3 developer Playground Games to discuss all things Xbox One X, and how the team managed to push for 4K. Some…

The Last Guardian: Get Smoother PS4 Pro Performance on 4K Screens

Trade in resolution for more consistent performance on The Last Guardian on PS4 Pro with this guide... though maybe we should actually have…

More PS4 Pro Boost Mode Tests: Community Requests

You ask, we deliver. Nine more games tested under PS4 Pro boost mode! Sometimes the results show big improvements, but elsewhere, pickings a…

Why Can't Destiny 2 Run at 60fps on PS4 Pro?

The team at Bungie confirms Destiny 2's support on PS4 Pro - a game that continues to target 30fps on console, leaving PC the only exponent…

Xbox One X Game Upgrades: Can We Expect True 4K?

What can we expect from first and third party game upgrades from Xbox One X? Can the most demanding titles hit native 4K - and what games wo…

Burnout Paradise Remastered: Xbox One X/Xbox One vs Original PC - Not Just A Port!

It may look very familiar, but the upgrades are plentiful and it's all about ensuring that the original experience holds up well in your 108…