Opening movie only showing the bottom half of the screen?

#1Earthbound_XPosted 7/11/2013 11:18:42 PM
So I just started the beta, loaded the game up, mess with some options, then press start.

The opening move plays, but the top half of the screen is black, the bottom half showing part of a floating crystal

Is this happening to anyone else? How can I fix this?
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#2AlziedPosted 7/11/2013 11:30:30 PM
Make sure V sync is turned on. If you don't know how google it. I would tell you but I am at work, sorries ;/
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#3Earthbound_X(Topic Creator)Posted 7/11/2013 11:46:34 PM
Alright thanks, I'll give that a try after it's installed again, figured I'd try to reinstall it.
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#4samuraidylanPosted 7/12/2013 12:08:48 AM
I don't see an option in the settings to turn on Vsync and I get the intro video issue too. I dont' see an option for it in my card settings either. I'm using a Radion 5850 if that means anything. I'd upgrade but... I can't really afford an overhaul at the moment.
#5Earthbound_X(Topic Creator)Posted 7/12/2013 12:25:03 AM
samuraidylan posted...
I don't see an option in the settings to turn on Vsync and I get the intro video issue too. I dont' see an option for it in my card settings either. I'm using a Radion 5850 if that means anything. I'd upgrade but... I can't really afford an overhaul at the moment.


Hmm, not sure about that sorry, I have a Nvidia card, which has the Nvidia control panel, pretty sure I can force V Sync on in FFXIV with that.
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#6Earthbound_X(Topic Creator)Posted 7/12/2013 1:13:23 AM(edited)
Well I forced V Sync on for the game, but no, it still only shows the bottom half of the opening movie.

This doesn't make me hopeful for the beta and game, if they can't even get a cutscene to work properly.
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#7Lucavi000Posted 7/12/2013 1:33:23 AM
worked fine for me and im sure countless other people as well. Dont dismiss it as SE's fault if you cant take the proper steps to fully rule out something on your end.
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#8Earthbound_X(Topic Creator)Posted 7/12/2013 1:46:59 AM(edited)
Lucavi000 posted...
worked fine for me and im sure countless other people as well. Dont dismiss it as SE's fault if you cant take the proper steps to fully rule out something on your end.


I say the same thing about Bethesda's games, they've always worked fine for me, but not for others.

Same type of situation here. Just because something works fine for some, doesn't mean it will for all.

I've done everything I can think of, anyone have a link or something to the opening movie, so I can just watch it and move on with the beta?
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#9RaverbasherPosted 7/12/2013 1:56:39 AM
I got the top half of the screen missing too for the Empire cutscene.

I just assumed it was deliberate tbh, so there's still something to look forward to when the game goes live. In Phase 2 they just outright removed all cutscenes so there wouldn't be any spoilers.

As for the opening cutscene, that was working fine for me in Phase 2, which I think was the last time I saw it. Haven't changed any settings so I don't know why the top would suddenly go missing for the Empire scene unless SE did something.

If you're in the beta make a post on the official beta forums, someone there will have a better idea and should be able to help.
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