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Black ZR1
25-09-2017, 14:49
So for some reason whenever I downshift (or upshift sometimes) my helmet camera will flicker between looking backwards and then forwards. It's kinda disorienting. Anyone else having this issue?

RacingTopsy
25-09-2017, 14:57
Have you tried assigning different buttons to either the 'look back' or up/downshifts? Just to rule out a hardware error? Could possibly be that something is completing the the look back buttons contact when shifting.

Black ZR1
25-09-2017, 15:35
I have, and also changed controllers and still no luck. I have no issues in any other camera views, just the helmet.

Lewy
25-09-2017, 15:53
Mines flickering/flashing quite bad but it’s only doing it in helmet cam. Everytime I brake and gear down when approaching a corner it does it and as I’m changing up through the gears.
It’s not looking backwards, it’s like the screen goes into a double vision kinda thing and flashes.

HammerToof
25-09-2017, 15:58
I'm getting the flickering whilst shifting as well. It was fine yesterday, which is strange. In fact, I've just loaded up pcars 1 and I'm struggling to find anything I prefer in pcars 2. It seems they've just added some kind notchy feel to the ffb and downgraded the graphics.

The Biin
26-09-2017, 21:10
Didn't have any troubles until today this started exactly as you described, only happens in helmet view. Tried setting all camera related values and settings to 0 and 100 to no success. Happens also when gear changes are automatic, but its does seem to be a camera movement issue? Happens most evidently when downshifting and camera is turning to apex.

Juiced46
26-09-2017, 22:00
Same issue with me. Xbox One S with a Digital Download copy. Quick flicker ONLY when in Helmet cam view. It will only do it for me on downshifts. Not sure what the flicker is (if its looking back or not) since it happens so fast. This happens using a Thrustmaster TX wheel.

The Biin
26-09-2017, 22:00
Fix? Changing user at the home screen with x-button has resolved this issue for me atleast temporarily. It did appear to reset some profile settings although these are only the controller and visual FX, once i reverted the settings to how i had with this issue originally all seems to be fine this time. I did accidentally sign in to another profile that caused the game to throw me back to the title screen which is when the problem began.

marcoma
28-09-2017, 16:27
my god this game is a mess.

yeah, same here.

Iconiqk
28-09-2017, 22:33
I was just about to make a post about this. Glad I'm not the only one! Mine is happening on upshifts as well. Only in helmet cam, and only when upshifting or downshifting while the camera is panning towards an Apex. It'll flash as if the camera is quickly recentering itself then looking back towards the Apex once the gear shift is complete.

Iconiqk
30-09-2017, 00:52
Bumping this thread to the top to see if anyone else is having this issue as well.

flyweg
02-10-2017, 00:03
Me too. It just suddenly started happening. I don't remember changing anything. It's always on gear change up or down. Manual or automatic clutch and when the head cam is moving.

Benkid
02-10-2017, 00:20
I'm having this. Helmet cam on Xbox one. Downshifting and the screen flashes ever so quickly.

Black ZR1
02-10-2017, 07:05
Wow. Interesting to see others with this issue. Glad to see I'm not the only one, but it sucks that it happened at all.

Juiced46
02-10-2017, 13:16
Guys, when this happens for you. Switch to chase cam and watch your reverse lights. If you are in the chase cam, it is also flashing the reverse lights briefly. Did this to me with the LaFerrari.

Ixoye56
02-10-2017, 17:46
The problem with the helmet cam is a known issue for SMS, i read about it in WMD forum.

tarbat
02-10-2017, 17:52
The problem with the helmet cam is a known issue for SMS, i read about it in WMD forum.

Yes, I reported it before game launch along with a video illustrating the problem - http://youtu.be/z8udoxSta30 (at 4seconds).

Cause seems to be the camera losing the view-to-apex momentarily.

senfsenfsenf
14-10-2017, 13:34
I am experiencing this issue on PC.

tarbat
14-10-2017, 13:41
So XB1 patch installed, and this has NOT been fixed. I find this glitch so distracting that helmet cam view is unplayable :( I really thought this would have been a HIGH priority to fix. I never experienced this problem on PC during WMD testing, so seems to be an XBOX problem specifically.

Example video at http://youtu.be/MEIcETpDvxw (about 1.5 seconds in). The glitch coincides exactly with gearchange into neutral.

And here's 3 sequential screenshots showing the glitch in the middle frame:

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senfsenfsenf
14-10-2017, 15:34
I never experienced this problem on PC during WMD testing, so seems to be an XBOX problem specifically.
It is not xbox specific as im having this problem also on PC. But its somehow strange that only few people seem to notice this problem at all.

I also made an example video of the PC Version Patch 1.2: youtu.be/5zNT2O8v2t8

flyweg
14-10-2017, 21:06
Oh Well...... I guess it was just one step too far. Problem still there for me after patch 2.0. Anyone else noticing the same. If not please share your camera settings. Maybe I have something set weird.

Krylon Blue
14-10-2017, 21:10
It is not xbox specific as im having this problem also on PC. But its somehow strange that only few people seem to notice this problem at all.

I also made an example video of the PC Version Patch 1.2: youtu.be/5zNT2O8v2t8

I was hoping it was a performance issue because that would be addressed on the Scorpio. I only use helmet cam but I find it unbearable currently due to this screen flash and it definitely needs to be fixed.

thevilleky
14-10-2017, 21:22
Same thing now happening to me. Didn't happen first 2 weeks of owning the game and then started after a game freeze. No idea why it started and I haven't been able to fix it.

justonce68
14-10-2017, 22:25
Same here, mainly flickering on downshift

Benkid
15-10-2017, 09:00
Since the update mine has now started to do it upshifting too. 3rd to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd.

pussking
15-10-2017, 11:54
The only reason I bought this fing game is because of helmet cam / look to apex, but it doesnt fing work. Worked fine on PCars 1
What else can go wrong with my miserable life.

ian2726
16-10-2017, 10:36
yep got this issue too.

tarbat
07-11-2017, 14:54
Fixed in the Xbox One X version. Driven several tracks in helmet cam view, and no glitch. The game is now playable!!!

Juiced46
07-11-2017, 23:49
Fixed in the Xbox One X version. Driven several tracks in helmet cam view, and no glitch. The game is now playable!!!

Not for me. On the Xbox One X the camera still flickers in helmet cam view for me.

CRace44
08-11-2017, 01:15
Flickering very badly for me tonight. Never experienced this before now.

tarbat
08-11-2017, 08:07
Not for me. On the Xbox One X the camera still flickers in helmet cam view for me.
That’s dissapointing. Maybe I just got lucky, but in several hours of racing in helmet cam view, with look-to-apex set to 100, I saw no flickering at all.

Juiced46
09-11-2017, 22:02
That’s dissapointing. Maybe I just got lucky, but in several hours of racing in helmet cam view, with look-to-apex set to 100, I saw no flickering at all.

Strange, I tried multiple different cars and tracks and flickering was still present.

Ixoye56
09-11-2017, 23:59
That’s dissapointing. Maybe I just got lucky, but in several hours of racing in helmet cam view, with look-to-apex set to 100, I saw no flickering at all.

I haven't notis flickering in helmet can on my X either, i also use look-to-apex set to 100.

Juiced46
10-11-2017, 11:10
I haven't notis flickering in helmet can on my X either, i also use look-to-apex set to 100.

I will try look to Apex @ 100 tonight and see what happens.

24Lemons
07-12-2017, 20:56
Is anyone else still having this happen? I’ve tried fiddling with look to apex, movement etc.. but it’s happening most of the time in any car or track. I’ve just updated to patch 3.0 and I was hoping it would have been cured but no joy.

Lewy
07-12-2017, 21:01
Is anyone else still having this happen? I’ve tried fiddling with look to apex, movement etc.. but it’s happening most of the time in any car or track. I’ve just updated to patch 3.0 and I was hoping it would have been cured but no joy.

Yeah it’s still flickering/Flashing on downshifts in helmet cam for me but I’m still on the standard X1.

HammerToof
07-12-2017, 21:52
Yeah still happening for me. I'm on the Xbox x too.

justonce68
07-12-2017, 21:52
Flickering still occurring post patch 3 in helmet cam on downshifts, I'm on the X. I think it's worse but that maybe because I'm actually looking at it more.

senfsenfsenf
07-12-2017, 22:03
Its also still flickering on PC with Patch 3.

Juiced46
08-12-2017, 01:48
Still happening to me as well on Xbox One X using a Thrustmaster TX with Auto Clutch on

Donkin Ben
08-12-2017, 05:47
I've noticed it when in 1st gear to 3rd gear up shift or downshift. Think it's the g force effect.
I'm getting screen tearing, thought it was my tv.
Again only in helmet cam. Think only helmet cam uses g force effect.

justonce68
08-12-2017, 11:45
Has anyone not got this in Helmet cam and if so could they share their look to apex and G force effect settings?

tarbat
08-12-2017, 12:08
Has anyone not got this in Helmet cam and if so could they share their look to apex and G force effect settings?

I used to have this problem, but not since getting an X1X. I have look to apex at 100, other G force effects at default (50?).

Zaskarspants
08-12-2017, 13:51
I can confirm I have this issue, it only occurs in helmet mode with look to apex on, I only tried 100. Occurs with helmet on or off. All motion settings 0 except look to apex.

Brno, bmw stanceworks, 11 on grid, sunny. patch 3 installed. xbox x.

Now I feel a bit dizzy, that look to apex is like having your head twisted by an invisible force. I would be annoyed if I used that setting as it is an awful flicker.

OddTimer
08-12-2017, 14:03
I can confirm I have this issue, it only occurs in helmet mode with look to apex on, I only tried 100. Occurs with helmet on or off. All motion settings 0 except look to apex.

Brno, bmw stanceworks, 11 on grid, sunny. patch 3 installed. xbox x.

Now I feel a bit dizzy, that look to apex is like having your head twisted by an invisible force. I would be annoyed if I used that setting as it is an awful flicker.

I think you can turn that off in settings somewhere.

Zaskarspants
08-12-2017, 14:07
I think you can turn that off in settings somewhere.

Sure, I don't use look to apex and only turned it on to test the reported issue.

TooMuchCyanide
08-12-2017, 14:32
I had this issue around the time the game first launched. What really got me confused was that it didn't happen at all on one of my spare accounts (for either my nephew when he's on my Xbox or an account a friend can use). So I thought "Why not try deleting my save file? My career gets randomly deleted anyway so what have I got to lose?" (I think random career deletion was fixed in this patch).

Sure enough, deleting my save file fixed that flickering issue when in helmet cam. It's definitely not the best solution (there has to be something better) but it worked for me.

tarbat
08-12-2017, 17:39
I used to have this problem, but not since getting an X1X. I have look to apex at 100, other G force effects at default (50?).

I should also add that I deleted my save file as well, so maybe that’s what fixes the problem. Deleted the local save file, and cancelled Sync to the cloud to wipe that out as well.

senfsenfsenf
08-12-2017, 21:39
Deleting the savegame did not fix the issue (PC version).

Ixoye56
09-12-2017, 00:48
Haven't had this problem with X1X. I have look to apex at 50, G force effects at 100.

flyweg
12-12-2017, 18:16
I had the issue very early on. A previous poster said that removing their saved data from the console and microsoft fixed it. I can confirm this is the case. I deleted my saved data online and locally and the flickering has gone. Downside is I have had to set everything back up again and start all over. Hopefully it doesn't come back.

fishaac
19-12-2017, 21:05
Yep deleting all saved progress worked for me too

Juiced46
19-12-2017, 22:15
Hmmm, debating if I really want to delete everything and start over.

Ixoye56
20-12-2017, 01:05
Yep deleting all saved progress worked for me too

Same for me.

24Lemons
20-12-2017, 07:59
Same for me.

Me too

fishaac
20-12-2017, 13:06
Hmmm, debating if I really want to delete everything and start over.

I felt the same and just went for it in the end. I'm glad I did as I find look to apex much more immersive.
The fact you can do short championships and catch up quicker was what swayed me in the end