This Need for Speed Screenshot is Unbelievably Realistic

By   /   Jul 24, 2015
Need for Speed

All of us know that Ghost Games is pumping things up in terms of graphical fidelity while developing Need for Speed; a newly released screenshot is the strongest evidence of that.

What the developers did was that they took some reference pictures of cars, then rendered them in-engine, put both images side by side and asked us to pick which one was which.

Trust me it would have been hard to figure out at first glance that one set of images in these was recreated in-engine had the developers not said it explicitly:

The image shows some of our reference photos coupled together with the same scene recreated in the game render engine. I think you’ll agree that we’re pretty close to matching reality – see if you can spot the difference in Presentation Mode.

Yes sir, you are very close to matching reality if this is the quality you will go with in-game.

That being said, these Need for Speed screenshots also speak heaps in favor of the PBR capabilities of Frostbite Engine:

Our aim with this process was to make use of the Physically Based Rendering (PBR) capabilities of our Frostbite engine to create accurate real-world materials, surfaces and lighting to reach a life-like visual image.

Check out the comparison image below and tell us if you can figure out which one of these is the real picture of a real car.

Need for Speed Comparison

Need for Speed releases on November 3.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More