Phil Spencer: Frame rate more important than resolution

Phil Spencer: Frame rate more important than resolution
Ben Parfitt

By Ben Parfitt

August 14th 2014 at 3:02PM

'1080p isn't some mythical, perfect resolution,' says Xbox boss

The boss of Xbox has argued that people shouldn’t get too hung up on game resolutions.

Although this is of course no surprise coming from a platform holder whose flagship machine has struggled to hit 1080p, Phil Spencer rightly told CVG that a smooth and stable frame rate is far more important when it comes to enjoyable gaming.

"Reaching parity with our partners has been important but in the end I don't want it to be about a number, because 1080p isn't some mythical, perfect resolution,” Spencer said.

“Frame rate to me is significantly more important to gameplay than resolution and the mix of those two which brings the right art style and freedom, whether it's on PlayStation or our platform.

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