As you all know by now, Red Dead Redemption 2 had its massive release this past Friday. It was met with a critically very successful reception by both professional reviewers and players themselves. Red Dead Redemption 2 is Rockstar’s latest title and has been proven to run best on the Xbox One X after an analysis by Digital Foundry.
Phil Spencer expressed his pride in the new console’s achievement in a recent tweet. Announcing about the Xbox One X’s success and linking to an article for the proof.
Along with a link to Eurogamer sharing the Digital Foundry study. This provoked some people into thinking that Spencer made a jab at the rival company, PlayStation. Others supported this claim of him rubbing the success in their faces. However, in a follow-up tweet, Spencer had this to say:
Red Dead Redemption 2 was released last Friday for both the PS4 and Xbox One. With a whopping file size of over 90GB for either console, the game is a visual and technical marvel. This is because of the environments, differing climates and weather conditions among many things. As well as attention to detail with things like coat physics.
Performance is in reference to how effectively the game works and looks while doing it. It includes technicalities like framerates per second and V-sync which work to make the games visually more appealing to the eye. As well as smoothen out their performance. Although PC usually does this successfully, consoles struggle to keep up in the race. Hence why they constantly upgrade themselves to be better. Seeing how extensive Red Dead Redemption 2 actually is, it provides as a good measure of a rig’s performance, which it did with the Xbox One X.
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Although we can’t really know for sure if the intent behind Spencer’s tweet was a jab at Sony, one can’t blame the guy for being proud of his company’s success. Especially when it was highlighted with what could be the biggest game of our generation. His clarification also adds up to the alibi of his tweet simply being in good spirits, and not actually a challenge.