In a strange twist of events, Max Chuvalov, Marketing Product Manager for Wargaming, revealed that the PlayStation 4 version of World of Tanks will feature better graphics than the PC version. The game will be limited to Full HD resolution at 30fps but the visual quality promises to be better.
Chuvalov claims the PC version has worse graphics because 60 to 70 percent of the community plays on low to mid-spec PCs:
He also mentioned that it’l be graphically “more sophisticated” than the PC version, because the PC version has a huge scale of different machines to support, and 60 to 70% of the community plays on low or mid-spec PCs.
When you have a community counting multiple millions of users each update to graphics, physics and dynamic effects, it affects lots of people in different ways making it more difficult to implement. For consoles, everyone has the same hardware, so it’s easier to implement weather conditions, high definition maps and tanks.
The PS4 version will have all the HD maps, tanks and environments from the start, with weather conditions, night battles, and dynamic effects.