Is Microsoft misleading us, "Elder Scrolls IV" not Hi-Def etc?

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  1. Overlord69

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    I was just on xbox.com and found this, click here. Note that it states The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is 480i. :thumbsdow I thought all Xbox 360 games were supposed to be Hi-Def, this game isn't even progressive. :( Also I found this click here. It appears that you need a storage device (hard drive etc) to play GUN. :thumbsdow I thought all Xbox 360 games were supposed to be playable without storage, game-saves excluded.

    On the same site it says :-
     
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    Im sure Final Fantasy X1 wont be in 720p either, read it a while ago though things may have changed.
     
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    That would be extremely disappointing if Oblivion as 480i , it would suggest they couldn't get it running well at 720p which frankly I find hard to believe. It must be a mistake on the website , wouldn't be the first!
     
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    Im sure Gun just supports a storage device , if you look around a few games do have it , probobly means you need it for extra downloadable levels or something.

    Elder Scrolls not in hi def ?? :( could be a mistake but if its not ill be scratching that one off the list !
     
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    M$ have already stated ALL game will be in hidef that must be a mistake.
     
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    Just rang M$ about this and they say HDTV is 480i and can confirm Oblivion to be correct for HDTV being 480i but i thought HDTV was 720p! :|
     
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    ********.. basically. Everyone knows 480i isn't HDTV. What number did you ring btw?
     
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    Its the UK number for Xbox customer support. They said 480i was HDTV but err if thats wrong then they are giving out wrong info!

    Can someone really confirm M$ are wrong?
     
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    They must be wrong because it clearly says on their site: -

    High-definition gaming output of 720p or 1080i - using the Xbox 360™ Component HD AV Cable
     
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    Don't panic - I'm sure I've viewed HD direct feed footage of this game from game trailers or some other site.
     
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    AIUI, Microsoft will not let a game through certification if it doesnt run at a minium of 720p with a certain amount of AA (cant remember how much now), so in theory if it runs at 480i it wont get released. At least thats what i've read, it gets more and more difficult sifting through the BS everyday.

    It doesnt make sense for them to release Oblivion in HD for the PC (as all PC games are pretty much) and only 480i on the 360, which has much better hardware in it than your average PC.

    Only777, i have the 720p trailer too.
     
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    But this french dude goes and gets confirmation that 480i IS HDTV, but clearly on their on website it says ALL Xbox360 games WILL be 720p and 1080i!
     
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    it all depends on what they mean by 480, it could be standard res of 720x480 or proper wide res of 848x480 which only hdtvs can do
     
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    It clearly says on the website HD 480i for the game on the US site, the UK site clearly says the Xbox360 will have all games running on HD 720p and 1080i.

    Whats weird is the guy confirms that 480i IS Hidef...but then xbox customer support tell me all their info is taken from the Xbox.com website that means they have given me false information.
     
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    HD is about resolution, if something is 480i it is not HD. He's talking :censored:
     
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    720p is the min. HD resolution, xbox phone support havent got a clue what they are on about, they told me I couldnt extend my live subscription with a 3month starter pack code :suicide:
     
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    480 if 848x480 is HD, if its 720x480 its SD
     
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    I thought some reffered to it as ED? (If progressive, not interlaced)
    480i, is not and will never be a HD resolution, assuming everything ive read is correct.
     
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    Taken from the Euro1080 website

     
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    So that means 480i is NOT Hidef I take it.
     
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    I would still buy Elder scrolls, but perhaps on my PC rather than 360 then, if I can get better resolution out of my htpc.

    It would be dissapointing.
     
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    Personally I think its a mistake on the Xbox.com website, they cant say ALL games will be Hidef in 720p and 1080i but then say HDTV 480i for the game. Xbox support must be really mistaken as they have been in the past whenever I have rung them for info that is on their own site!
     
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    Yes i seen and downloaded a 720p video quite a while back and Patrick Stewarts voice over sent shivers down my spine.

    Was waiting on him saying Engage!!! :D

    Game looked decent but not amazing imo.
    Nice trees though...
     
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    I know that thanks, what I'm saying is that 480i/p is [email protected] but 480 can also be [email protected] (true wide) which a standard def tv cannot display
     
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    Mate, going by this post you don't seem to know what HD is:

    "480 if 848x480 is HD, if its 720x480 its SD"

    You are wrong there, the first resolution you claim to be HD simply isn't.
     
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    :rotfl: I like that, they've gone and changed it haven't they! That's twice that's happened! I reckon J Allard's a lurker on here just waiting for us to pick up on the mistakes on their site so he can correct them... ;)
     
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    Well he better change Call of duty 2 as well. :rotfl:
     
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    That's for the xbox so 480p would be correct as would the date I suspect..
     

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