Originally Posted by proliferazor
Most devs are just keeping the status quo for consoles that's where the money is so there's not much point in developing a high powered graphics engine when they will make the most money just developing console graphic engines. Face it pc gaming is on its last leg unfortunately.
New consoles are coming eventually, and iD have said they want this engine to last into next-gen, so it makes sense for it to have a high threshold which they should allow on PC right away.
Also, stop with the doom and gloom "PC gaming is dying" stuff.