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DaveT1969

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    Fanatec CSW 2.5 / BMW GT2 / Formula V2

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  1. DaveT1969

    FoV fix??

    Chris, Thanks for getting back to us regarding this. I've seen posts on other forums where people are requesting this very fix.....I'm glad that it has been (re)recognised. For me this is a total game changer as I drive cockpit view for realism and immersion and driving from the back seat or sat on the bonnet ruins that immersion! I would be extremely grateful if you could keep us posted with any updates or information. Cheers.
  2. DaveT1969

    FoV fix??

    Cmon @ChrisGrovesMCM there are a few people that share the need to have the FoV adjustable. At least some acknowledgement that you'll discuss it with the team would be nice. I'm starting to lose hope that this will even be considered, let alone fixed. Prove me wrong.....please.
  3. DaveT1969

    FoV fix??

    I'm glad to have some support on this Newgun. Hopefully @ChrisGrovesMCM will see this and take it to the team for further discussion. I really can't see it being difficult to implement as this function already exists. As you say, it just needs to go further below 55 (30 would be ideal).
  4. DaveT1969

    FoV fix??

    @ChrisGrovesMCM Good Afternoon Chris. I've asked a couple of times now regarding a fix to the amount of FoV adjustment but there's been nothing really in the way of a response, so maybe some visuals will help in showing you my issue. I have a 49" 32:9 monitor and at 55cm from the screen my FoV should be circa 34 degrees but Grid only goes down to 55 degrees. Please look at the examples below which feature the same Aston Martin car at 55 degrees FoV and 34 Degrees FoV. As you can see from the Top Grid pic, the seat head restraints are visible and the in-game steering wheel looks way too small. The view in the Bottom Assetto Corsa pic is more natural and authentic. If the FoV slider could have it's range extended down to low 30's then would be appreciated. If some seat manipulation controls could be added, that would be great. F1 2019, Dirl 4 and Dirt Rally (which I own) all have this feature. Please help, Dashcam footage is not ideal either as I cannot see the side mirrors or car instruments in that view. Thanks in advance.
  5. @ChrisGrovesMCM I've asked a couple of times now about a possible fix for the Cockpit view FoV setting. On a 49" 32/9 screen at 24" away the Fov needs to be about 33. The cockpit is way too zoomed out for anyone that wants an authentic in-car view. The incorrect Fov makes the sense of speed wrong too as it stretches the track out. Please tell me it will be looked into. Cheers.
  6. DaveT1969

    GRID - Mode/Feature/Content Suggestions

    I agree with this 100%. @ChrisGrovesMCM any news that greater adjustment of FoV and moveable seat will be implemented?
  7. DaveT1969

    GRID - Mode/Feature/Content Suggestions

    Exactly. I use cockpit view in F1 2019 and I can adjust the view to how I want. If this game uses the same engine (as mentioned above) this should be a quick fix that will keep those that 'take it a bit more seriously' happy.
  8. DaveT1969

    GRID - Mode/Feature/Content Suggestions

    I know this has been mentioned before but the FOV setting needs a wider (lower number) adjustment range. I use a wheel and a full rig, I sit 60cm away from a 49" 32:9 monitor and the vertical FOV should be around 31 degrees. For the minimum 55 FOV to be accurate I would have to sit 32cm away from my screen or use a 90" projector! At higher FOV values the situation is worse. For proper immersion, sense of speed and braking accuracy, this is very important to set up correctly. I can't believe this is not an issue for almost everyone that uses cockpit view, maybe everyone uses huge screens, I don't know. Please don't ask me to use dashcam view as the FOV is off (and unchangeable) in that view too. Lastly, can we have some way to move the seat up, down, backwards and forwards so we can align the real steering wheel to the in-game one as well as having an accurate view out of the window? Thanks for listening.
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