GT Sport "Split" screen.

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#1 Posted by Sam3231 (2459 posts) -

I mean... it effectively uses half of the screen.

Honestly last gen I did not have a strong preference between Forza and Gran Turismo but this would not bode well with me at all.

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#2 Posted by freedomfreak (50674 posts) -

Black bars in split-screen. Sony keeps finding ways to make their games more cinematic.

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#3 Posted by Ant_17 (11488 posts) -

Pfft, guy on the right had the better car and still failed.

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#5 Posted by koko-goal (1104 posts) -

This reminds me Resident Evil 5 split screen.

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#6 Edited by Sam3231 (2459 posts) -

@koko-goal said:

This reminds me Resident Evil 5 split screen.

Ah yeah I totally forgot about that. Lost Planet 2 was even worse. Check this out

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#7 Posted by GameboyTroy (9118 posts) -

@freedomfreak: They're using the black bars to use less power from the console. It would better if they made the top bar smaller.

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#8 Posted by I_P_Daily (9004 posts) -

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#9 Posted by mazuiface (625 posts) -

Looks like it is done to keep each screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

Playing racing games split screen sucks anyway. This is not that big of a deal.

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#10 Edited by Sam3231 (2459 posts) -

@mazuiface: Whoa dude. Split-screen is one of my favorite past times. Take it back!

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#11 Posted by foxhound_fox (97376 posts) -

Back in the 1990's developers could fit four players onto a 17" screen. Now developers can't even fit two properly onto a 60" screen.

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#13 Posted by Boycie (4088 posts) -

@foxhound_fox: I’m sure they could. They just don’t want to waste the time for the 9 people that would actually use it.

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#14 Posted by Epak_ (10396 posts) -

Yeah I hate this, first time I ran into this was with Halo 3 or Re5.

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#15 Posted by GarGx1 (10267 posts) -

Does the single player have those awesome cinematic black bars as well?

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#16 Posted by JoshRMeyer (9948 posts) -

My tv can take split screen and make it full screen for each player using a pair of cheap glasses. Not sure how that'd work with this style.

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#17 Posted by APiranhaAteMyVa (4040 posts) -

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

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#18 Edited by FLOPPAGE_50 (4436 posts) -

@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

you had a decent post going until the BS at the end, poor cow

you guys bring up Forza more than anything, I guess you need reassurance?

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#19 Posted by APiranhaAteMyVa (4040 posts) -

@FLOPPAGE_50 said:
@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

you had a decent post going until the BS at the end, poor cow

you guys bring up Forza more than anything, I guess you need reassurance?

I'm doing readers a service, so that any one uninformed of the flop that is Flopza don't accidentally buy it thinking it is a good substitute for GT Sport.

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#20 Posted by Sam3231 (2459 posts) -

@APiranhaAteMyVa said:
@FLOPPAGE_50 said:
@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

you had a decent post going until the BS at the end, poor cow

you guys bring up Forza more than anything, I guess you need reassurance?

I'm doing readers a service, so that any one uninformed of the flop that is Flopza don't accidentally buy it thinking it is a good substitute for GT Sport.

No you are misinforming people at best. You probably don't even know what all the information on GT's hud means, which includes what assists they are using and transmission. Ironic.

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#21 Posted by RR360DD (14029 posts) -

Hilarious

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#22 Posted by Wiiboxstation (1346 posts) -

I am missing something. It looks ok to me.

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#23 Posted by GarGx1 (10267 posts) -

@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

Do you really need a third of your screen dedicated to the lap number and lap time?

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#24 Posted by Heirren (613 posts) -

@GarGx1:

It's to maintain aspect ratio. Is it really that difficult to understand?

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#25 Edited by I_P_Daily (9004 posts) -

@GarGx1 said:
@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

Do you really need a third of your screen dedicated to the lap number and lap time?

He is a Sony arse kisser, so even if the whole screen was black he'd thank Sony for giving him the best night time racing he's never seen :P

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#26 Edited by I_P_Daily (9004 posts) -

@wiiboxstation said:

I am missing something. It looks ok to me.

May I suggest you open your eyes :P

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#27 Posted by Heil68 (58165 posts) -

@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

lol...Hilarious

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#28 Posted by Sam3231 (2459 posts) -

@Heil68 said:
@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

lol...Hilarious

Stop talking to your alt.

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#29 Posted by GarGx1 (10267 posts) -

@heirren said:

@GarGx1:

It's to maintain aspect ratio. Is it really that difficult to understand?

Thanks Captain Obvious

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#30 Posted by Heirren (613 posts) -

@GarGx1:

No problem.

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#31 Edited by I_P_Daily (9004 posts) -

@Sam3231 said:
@Heil68 said:
@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

lol...Hilarious

Stop talking to your alt.

LOL now that's hilarious

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#32 Edited by Heil68 (58165 posts) -

@Sam3231 said:
@Heil68 said:
@APiranhaAteMyVa said:

I don't see the problem. It is displaying all the important information professional drivers require, seems like a great choice and shows that GT Sport is not only the definitive racer, but also a fantastic tool for professionals.

You don't need this stuff on Flopza because of drive assist steering your car and changing gears for you.

lol...Hilarious

Stop talking to your alt.

When you are #legandary like me, you don't need an alt, mr 2008 newb. roflmao

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#33 Edited by Jak42 (1091 posts) -

Well yea. There's a reason why split-screen is practically dead. Except for low demanding games. Split screens take up a lot of additional resources. At a time where every ounce of power must be utilized, to meet today's growing gaming standards. More so since GT Sport aims to be relevant in the competitive eSports scene.

Its amazing enough that PD even bothered to put in split screen. Given that GT Sport is practically useless without internet access and a PS Plus subscription.