Nature now responds more intuitively to the elements in the latest update.
That's great! I was a Little bit worried it would be a performance issue.
I don't think Rockstar will add anything that will impact performance. Plus the middleware for wind simulation these days are likely light weight, however this is an assumption on my part.
well i was on the fence but now with this realistic wind ill have to make a purchase
so what.. Battlefield 4 did this long time ago.. How is this news? and why are folks excited for this??
The wind looks amazing, its something I noticed almost instantly on Xbox One when I was driving. Rockstar just keeps improving an almost perfect game :)
You try to hard. ... on Xbox one.
Yeah I noticed it almost instantly on my ps4.
It's there really a big difference between the x1 and ps4 versions?
nope, xbone version have less foliages
foliages LOOOL! I have a cack sense of humour cause that made me laugh out loud. But yes, he's right. Less foliage on X1
not very realistic interaction with the chopper down force. The trees and grass should scatter out pretty hard, but it didn't.
There was an update and things didn't get worse?! That is awesome! I'm going to have to pop this game in soon, but I'm playing Alien Isolation first. More companies should take note on how to patch a game :)
Thank god they didn't fix the online loading times. That was a close one!
'blows' me away how quick they fixed this... - I'll get my coat
I really wish they'd fix the R2 problem a lot of people are running in to, or at least add an adjustment for it in the settings to add a dead zone.
The only fix is to replace the controller or to replace the rubber contact pad under the front buttons. The R2 and L2 buttons contact the silicone contact pad with a flat, narrow edged bar and after a while it will cut through the silicone rubber, reducing the amount of stroke the triggers have. It's a design flaw with the controller, plain and simple. It mostly seems to affect the launch controllers. I do not know if it was corrected after the first production runs or if the newer controllers have not had as much play time and so have not had a chance to wear out. I meant to look at my urban camo DS4 when I took it apart to install my Modsticks, but I forgot. Might be worth looking into, but that is all the info I have. Here is a pic of my cut contact pads on my launch DS4: http://i580.photobucket.com...
They can fix it by adjusting for some dead zone at the end of travel. There's a reason the controllers still work fine in all other shooters. There's simply no reason to have to have 100% pull in order to fire a weapon.
I do intend to take it apart and see what I can do to resolve it. I’m not buying a new controller to play one game. It would seem Rockstar hasn’t even acknowledged the issue yet, so after a month, I’m guessing this is something they’ll just sweep under the rug and ignore. I haven’t taken it apart yet to see what I can do to fix it since none of my screwdrivers work. Friend at work brought one in today though, so I hope I can find a fix tonight.
Rockstar has acknowledged it and found it to be a problem with the controller, not their programming which is exactly what I and many others found out. They can't change the dead zone of the trigger since the full pull is required for the accelerator control for the vehicles. Other games will work fine if they don not require a full pull of the triggers to actuate something. I did do a temporary fix to test out my theory on my launch controller. I added a little silicone sealant filler to the contact pad to reinforce it and give it something to press against besides the horizontal cut it had made in the original part. It did work, but it's only a matter of time before it cuts through again. If you check Ebay, you can buy the silicone contact pads for the DS4 for cheap and just replace them. A few people wrapped the edge of the contact bar on the trigger buttons to make it a little thicker and less sharp in hopes it will not cut them as easily.
If they said that, please share it. I haven't seen it anywhere other than customer service people pushing off the issue. A full pull isn't needed for driving games either. Hell, most of the games I play are driving games. Know why it isn't a problem? They account for controller wear and have a dead zone at the end to account for that. Shooting, driving, whatever, it doesn't matter what it is. Add a dead zone at the end so 100% isn't needed. Other games have driving and shooting that have no problems. There's no reason they can't adjust for some dead zone like everyone instead of expecting them to buy a new controller.
Well, you can make excuses for Sony all you want but if you take your controller apart you can clearly see it is a design issue with the controller and not with any game by any manufacturer. Then take apart a well worn PS3 controller and you will see that even with thousands of hours of playing time, they never developed the same issues. That's not anti-Sony bias, that is pure and simple fact from someone who has been a staunch Sony supporter dating back to the Sony reel-to-reel decks we owned in the '70s.
I just had to replace my controller because my R2 button kelp sticking. when i play dragon age my character keeps swinging without me pressing anything. i used my warranty for my PlayStation to replace the controller. Btw, you can take a small rubberband and wrap it around the R1 and the back of the R2 button. it makes the R1 and R2 a little hard to push but it gets the job done until you get another one.
whatt is the r2 problem?
I don't know what they talking about too
lol, a disagree for a question. The rubber "button" inside the controller that the trigger activates gets a wear mark from the trigger so it doesn't activate when it should. So for some people, you have to pull on the trigger hard in order to fire a weapon or get full acceleration. For some it is so bad they can't fire at all.
You should ask Sony why they used the shitty materials on the DS4. Should have kept those gimmicks out, the PS3 sticks never wore off for example. Same for Xbox One.
Yes! This is good. I was a little disappointed when I saw it wasn't in before (but didn't mind too much because most of the time I'm speeding past and too busy to notice) but this makes things even better. Now hoping the story DLC adds permanent snow.
Rockstar are sweet!! This is what would of happened if this update was on destiny. DLC- $10 adding tree movement when windy. If you dont purchase the dlc all trees from the game are removed. Sorry to just bring up destiny for no reason its just that I feel like the standards from game developers and the publics standards are dropping extremely fast and it's just brilliant to see rockstar still being awesome as ever.
Dont give em ideas ;D
You have to love their attention to detail. Talk about commitment to your product. I wonder if the update adds additional grass to the Xbox One version? I wonder if the update effects the shoddy frame rate on the PS4 version? I'm away from home and have no way of checking for myself. Someone with both versions give it a look.
Not trying to be a troll here but really the answer is to develop games that the limited power of both systems can handle in the first place. This seems to be the generation where gameplay takes a complete backseat to graphics.
I think its about time that people let go of grassgate. Its like missing a few patches of grass breaks the game or anything. Rockstar merely took advantage of the strengths of each system and people should he happy for that.
Well I still think it's important. The PS4 version has grass while the Xbox One version has a better frame rate and more NPC characters. It's a case of CPU VS GPU. Or grass VS gameplay.
@Multi Gameplay is the same across both. :I So it isn't graphics vs gameplay its lower detail vs higher detail.
Multiconsolegamer# "More NPC characters" what the heck you talking about?
@dRanzer He's lying with this one. He's only saying that to make up for the missing grass in the XB1 version. He's trying to suggest that the Xbox One version has superior gameplay due to extra fictional NPCs. I can't believe what those people will make up to make their system look good. I only need one source of proof and that's comparisons done by digital foundary.
The frame-rate on the PS4 seems to be worse driving in traffic. I couldn't keep up and crashed a lot because of it. It's unfortunate. Better optimization could have been done on both consoles if they waited longer to release the remastered versions.
I am glad that Rockstar fixed it (probably because Eurogamer pointed it out) but it's weird that it wasn't in the game at launch since it was on PS3/360. My guess is it was some sort of bug or oversight on Rockstar's part, not an intentional removal of a feature.
PS4 version wins since there is more grass that moves Joking*
Just when I thought I couldn't love R* more... Very cool!
Thank goodness they added this instead of the heists we've been waiting for since launch. /s
Rockstar listen! Thats what I like about them! No doubt are top of the range devs!
This looks great! :)
Games incredible. I love taking a chopper and flying next to a tree with the blades, you can see so many leaves coming off.
Great....the elements affect the environment but I still can't find an online game 80 percent of the time.....RS priorities are a bit out of sync.
im pretty sure i was a quick code to activate this. woulsnt be surprised if it was a yes no command since this feature was left out of the game for no apparent reason.
Wish they could make one or two sections smoother though. I notice framerate drops and it's a little grating. Not game breaking, but noticeable. Maybe they could slightly reduce traffic flow in those sections, I don't know what could make it better? ;/ Otherwise, the frame rate is just dandy ;o)
It's honestly kinda depressing to come on here and see the "Realistic tree" article on the front page.
I can only imagine what a new GTA game just for PS4/XB1/PC could only look like! 0_o
you dont have to leave your house BOOM
cant w8 to play with realistic trees
Hope next they fix the R2 actions. Hard as hell to shoot and can't spin the tires. Why even sell tire smoke colors if you can't even burn rubber?
Rockstar is amazing! They're just pure quality! No one can touch them when it comes to these sort of open world games. Some people forget as well that all the DLC has been free so far. Other developers would have charged for most of what they have given us.
this is not a dlc. this is a patch to fix the game.
Which it didnt
No I mean all the patch add ons in general. They're like DLC or what have been treated like DLC by other developers, but not Rockstar.
I wonder if rockstar actually plays there game. Yea cool update BUT now I can't connect to online at all. Times out every time Wtf rockstar this is bs. Fix your Damn game already!!! It won't let me connect unless my aim is set to free aim I [email protected] u not. Tryed 10 times with partial auto aim and Times out. Try 4 times with free aim works every time. I don't get it, this is while playing free roam.
awesome picked up the PS4 grand theft auto bundle 2 weeks ago and so far game is great can't wait to kick it up today and see this in action...thanks rockstar!!
immersive new footstep sounds, vehicle steering has changed also.
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