Had the new Mario Kart 8 update fix the 59fps bug?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Games & Content' started by FanLuigi, Aug 30, 2014.

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DId Nintendo fix the 59fps Issue?

  1. Yes, it does.

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  2. No, it doesn't, because Nintendo don't care about that little frame.

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  1. FanLuigi
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    Well, the new update is relased, but I want to ask something, did this update fix the 59fps bug? I didn't notice the 59fps frame drop, but Digital Foundry does:
    So that's what I'm wondering, anyway to find how it's the framerate right now?

    Source: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2014-vs-mario-kart-8
     
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  2. laudern

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    you gotta be kidding me??
     
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  3. FireEmblemGuy

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    If you need to ask how to find out if the framerate's fixed, the problem's too small for you to even notice it. Fucking pedants, every one of you.
     
  4. Bladexdsl

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    i agree who the fuck can see 1 fps difference?? :rofl2:
     
  5. Arras

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    The issue is not the 1FPS, but that it's out of sync with the TV refresh rate, causing an extremely short stutter once a second. That said I've played MK8 at a friends place and even knowing about the issue I was unable to notice it.
     
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    Nintendo can. They cut the 1 fps out on purpose to resell as dlc in the future. :tpi:
     
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    i dont see any stutter the op needs to get a better TV like the panasonic viera :P
     
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  8. julialy

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    I've noticed it stuttering less. Sometimes the game freezes while playing online (but A LOT fewer than without update), but yeah, it's a bit better.

    Most people won't care about this.
     
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    If I'm focused on finding it, then I'll find it. If I'm focused on racing, then I won't notice it.
     
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    Really? Seriously? That's not even worth a fucking notice, let alone a patch.
    Getting that bet out of space from on 1fps drop is just nitpicking and stupid. Just enjoy the game instead of griping over 1fps drop, that's not going to make a difference in the game.
     
  11. Mario92

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    It's easy to notice if game runs 60 FPS instead of 144 FPS on 144Hz monitor, it wouldn't surprise me if someone did notice that missing frame every second. However even I'm unable to see that stuttering with the game. It may also be like Bladexdsl said that really good TV smooths that frame out even in game mode.
    Unless DigitalFoundry makes another benchmark I don't think there are many people willing to find out wether it was fixed. Recording in 60 FPS and calculating duplicate frames sounds boring without professional equipment.

    Plasma TV master race

    Isn't Nintendo one of only big companies which hasn't been cutting content from games to sell as DLC?
     
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    BlackWizzard17 Don't worry Captin we'll buff out those scratches.

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    The stutter does not occur in single player modes, but only when there are CPU players or online, it could so easily be solved, but so far, it hasn't. Online however, seems more stable, but that could have to do with the LAN adapter I use.
     
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    Never assume things like that unless you programmed it yourself... and even then things can turn out to be a lot more difficult than you may have thought.
     
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    Fair enough, though I hope they patch it at one point.
     
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    The higher the native framerate the easier it is to notice dips - it's a known fact. 1 FPS is still marginal and barely noticable, but it's there and the stutter depends on how the TV handles the "problem". ;)
     
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    On the TV my roommates have, I notice it oddly enough (must be a curse) online and on the GP modes, but never on single player or when playing locally.
     
  18. kristianity77

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    Yeah the micro stutter in mario kart is a bit annoying. Its been a problem for a few games in the past and never gotten "solved". I remember quake 4 on the 360 suffered from it. Like others have said, its not a "framerate drop" per se, more a slight issue with Vsync. Odd that an issue like that got through though to be honest, Nintendo are normally meticulous with QC when it comes to their own franchises.
     
  19. Foxi4

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    That's... debatable.

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  20. kristianity77

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    OK, ill give you that one :lol: