Note: All my comments are relative to the Xbox One version.
Ok, the visuals are gorgeous with the following exceptions:
- Shiny things are shiny
- Faces seem a little stiff and emotionless (especially relative to the amount of close-up time each character has in cut scenes or conversations)
Pretty much everything either has a matte finish or it is as perfectly reflective as the mirror for the Hubble telescope. This can be somewhat distracting in conversations … especially when the first upgrade shield I got for the warrior was this big wing thing that was covering my character’s face in certain cut scenes.
Oh … and there is this character that I picked up for my party, Vivienne. She’s a beautiful black woman with a penchant for outfits that show cleavage. Normally, this is a past time I can respect. But while the skin textures on the character’s faces (including Vivienne’s) show a high attention to detail with irregularities and blemishes that one would expect from y’know … skin … the “skin” showing through Vivienne’s diamond-cut blouses is as smooth and unnatural as a Barbie doll’s. It’s just … unnerving and distracting … and not in the normal good way that cleavage usually is