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Treyarch: memory subsystem on last-gen consoles held back Black Ops 3

Treyarch blames memory subsystem on Xbox 360 and PS3 for the lack of single player campaign on COD: Black Ops 3
By: Anthony Garreffa | Gaming News | Posted: Nov 8, 2015 5:29 am

While Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 might be messy for some PC gamers, the last generation consoles didn't even receive a single player campaign from Treyarch.

 

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The reason? Technological limitations within the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. According to the Director of the Campaign on Black Ops 3, James Blundell, the memory subsystem on the last-gen consoles just isn't good enough. He said: "For you as a co-op player to see what weapon I have, you have to have loaded in the memory - in resident memory - every single weapon customization. Current-gen memory just can't do that. You'd have to have everything loaded otherwise you just can't see what I'm carrying".

 

He continued: "You know you could simplify things down, but I think [Activision] made the right choice because I would hate for people to get an experience that wasn't true to the vision of it. As the director I'm incredibly passionate about the experience being a pure experience, that you get what I was trying to have you get".

NEWS SOURCES:Wccftech.com

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