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This was posted by a staffer at the official Project Gotham Racing 4 forums.

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You won't see different times of day per city because this involves recreating all the textures again (one for day and one for night). Whilst this wasn't a problem for our dev team, it was a problem fitting all this data onto a single DVD. So we've worked around the problem by providing different lighting models per city. For example, Macau is always in the daytime, but if you play it during a storm everything looks darker and more foreboding. If you play during a blizzard then things are slightly tinged blue and everything seems more frozen. Of course, playing this track in sunshine will make everything appear bright and yellowy.
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Edit: Please note the response to this Default DVD size "not a factor" for PGR team.
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post #2 of 94
Great use of the word "Yellowy"
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CODE BETTER AND COMPRESS BETTER....

The Dual Layer DVD is HUGE.
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post #4 of 94
Arent they 9 GB? Also its not just code and compressing the model's textures, music, menu's cars and sounds its going to all add up.
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why doen't they use Blu-Ray or HD-DVD?
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Originally Posted by nugget View Post
Arent they 9 GB? Also its not just code and compression its model's textures, music, menu's cars and sounds it all adds up.
Yeah they are or 9.5.. More than enough. FSX only needed 13GB. They have a lot of sound and a lot of textures.. The whole fricking world.. But besides that they coded the whole world in very nice textures and fit it in 2DVD's...

PG isn't THAT big.
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post #7 of 94
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Originally Posted by MGX1016 View Post
CODE BETTER AND COMPRESS BETTER....

The Dual Layer DVD is HUGE.
Only 9.4GB...
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
why doen't they use Blu-Ray or HD-DVD?
Microsoft needs to listen to this guy.
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post #9 of 94
It's called the PS3, it has Bluray. Make the game PS3 exclusive so they don't have to limit the game in any way.
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Only 9.4GB...
Actually it's only 8.5 or 7.92GB, depending on how you define "GB"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD#DVD_disc_capacity
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