Bethesda’s Pete Hines Is ‘Privy To Some Stuff’ About Next-Gen Consoles

The Next Generation of Consoles Is On Their Way

During a recent interview, Bethesda executive Pete Hines hinted that he had some knowledge about next-gen consoles but also said that he didn’t know how significant the graphical shift from current-gen to next-gen will be.

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“I am curious to see what it looks like and how it’s different,” Hines told The Telegraph. “I’m privy to some stuff which obviously I can’t really talk about, but there is also a lot that I’m not sure on what it’s going to look like. And more importantly how big a shift we can expect.”

Hines also said that he felt that the graphical shift that occurred between the Xbox/PS2 generation and the Xbox 360/PS3 generation was “pretty demonstrable” and “dramatic”.

“It was night and day. Then you went to Xbox One and PS4 and it wasn’t like ‘woah’,” Hines said. “The graphics folks that are super into it can certainly tell, but to the average consumer they were like ok it still looks good. How much of that will change, I don’t know. The rest of it doesn’t matter to me because I’m not drawing art or coding or designing. What really matters is what the developers think. What do they need and what are the kind of power and features they are looking for.”

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