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I have no idea why anyone cares about this so strongly, playing with the camera above and behind the car is the best way to play if you want to be as fast as possible.
GRID was never a simulator, it was just a good looking arcade game. Who cares if it doesn't have a view that 5% of people (which is probably right) use?
The 5% of people that use cockpit view? tongue.gif
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Not bothered. I personally dislike cockpit view in racing car games. I prefer behind the car view. I like to see the beast I am driving.

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I never used cockpit view anyway.

I guess that settles the sim vs arcade rumors.
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Not bothered. I personally dislike cockpit view in racing car games. I prefer behind the car view. I like to see the beast I am driving.
And the fact that the cockpit view's wheel is always delayed (this has been consistent from DiRT 1 through DiRT 3) compared to where your actual wheel is....kinda annoying.
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And the fact that the cockpit view's wheel is always delayed (this has been consistent from DiRT 1 through DiRT 3) compared to where your actual wheel is....kinda annoying.

Iracing, rfactor and many others have no noticeable delay on the virtual wheel (if setup properly),
also any serious racing game will allow you to disable the virtual wheel and to adjust your seat position, FOV and whatever...

but even on games like Dirt I always tend to use cockpit view anyway, high frame rate, no vsync and a good monitor will always help with the delay.

I always loved cockpit view, since I played Stunts from 1990,
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Does not affect if I would buy this game either way......
    
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There goes my interest in the game... I only game with cockpit view. Maaaan I was so eager to see it ... Sad news.
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post #48 of 183
Cockpit view would be better if they use that headset that tracks head movement like for flight sims.
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What semi-serious racing game doesn't have a cockpit view? mad.gif

And why would they reveal this to us so early in the grand scheme of things? It's obvious from this thread alone that they're already going to lose business from that decision.
    
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I have no idea why anyone cares about this so strongly, playing with the camera above and behind the car is the best way to play if you want to be as fast as possible.

That camera angle is terrible, especially when playing with a wheel. It feels all wrong. You can be just as fast in cockpit view as well, I always have been in every game I've played that has had a cockpit view.
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