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After seeing all of the interest and anger over the latest Need for Speed game I thought that people would be also interested to know that L.A. Noire is also locked at 30FPS. I picked it up on a recent Steam sale and noticed that the frame rate will never go above 30 in-game. The game doesn't look very nice as you're driving around but it's an incredibly original game that incorporates some unique mechanics, I don't like it as much as Heavy Rain but it's still an ok game.
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Why do developers do this?
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Was thinking about buying it with my Christmas money, definitely not buying it now. Wouldn't touch a game that's locked at 30 FPS with a ten foot pole.
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Originally Posted by _Revenge_ View Post

Why do developers do this?
I think it makes porting it over to the PC platform easier (copy/paste code) since it's locked for consoles.
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post #5 of 14
Pretty ridiculous. This even with V-sync off!?

DCUO has Vsync locked to 30fps. Take it off and it skyrockets. You have to force V-sync in your adapter application to get it to v-sync at 60 fps.

Perhaps that's what's happening?
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Pretty ridiculous. This even with V-sync off!?
DCUO has Vsync locked to 30fps. Take it off and it skyrockets. You have to force V-sync in your adapter application to get it to v-sync at 60 fps.
Perhaps that's what's happening?
There isn't an option to enable V-sync in game, the other graphics options are pretty limited but my resolution is set to 1920x1080x120(hz) so even if it was somehow enabled I should be limited to 120fps not 30.
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I play this game in 3D and it is running at 120fps for me?
    
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post #8 of 14
It's not a game that really interests me and seems to have got mixed reviews too.

As for the 30fps limit with NFS, I didn't ever notice it. Seemed fine to me.
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I play this game in 3D and it is running at 120fps for me?
Download and install fraps then let it run in a corner of the screen (showing current FPS) while you're driving/walking around.
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post #10 of 14
WHY R* WHY????

my fav game is GTA, but the dodgy coding and now this?

WHYYYYyyyyy?

so it can be unlocked guys smile.gif . but Rockstar (are good company but) need to sort this stuff out for PC's really. really. Rockstar get it sorted.

just a tuppence there.
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