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Originally Posted by tpi2007 View Post

Two things that make it perform noticeably better is turning off the capture feature (I think you have to exit the game and start again for it to take proper effect) and dialling down the shadow detail a notch or two to High or Medium. Night shadows can stay on High (down from Very High), as there is no practical gain from going to Medium.

Also, the city looks much better in TBOGT in Episodes from Liberty City.

But yes, speaking of GFWL, it doesn't really do anything (I don't know, maybe it even hinders performance) except being an annoyance, it doesn't even store the save games on the cloud, if you reinstall the game make sure to have manually backed up the save games before and then put them back in the same place. It won't allow you to save progress (or even resume where you left off, if I remember correctly) if you're not logged into GFWL live, but it doesn't actually take care of the saved games, get it ? GFWL acting purely as inconvenient DRM.

Tell be about it, I always play racing games / some sandbox (Like GTA, saints row) with an Xbox controller and I like that steam big picture mode lets me use the Xbox guide button, but I never use big picture because so many of my games that I use a controller on, are GFWL infested, so I end up opening 2 different overlays with 1 push..


I wonder if Xliveless on GTA IV would have any impact on performance. Right now I just max the game out and cap it at 30 fps, because trying to cap it at 60 results in random dips and the such.
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