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Xbox Burnout and widescreen games

Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by pavement, Jun 8, 2002.

  1. pavement

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    I have recently bought Burnout for the Xbox and have noticed that although it seems to be widescreen it doesn't fill the screen (comes up about a quarter of an inch short on either side). I've also got Rallisport and Amped which have no problem filling the screen (PS2 widescreen games are fine as well).

    I was wondering whether anyone else had experienced the same problem or had any ideas on how to get round it. I can get at the service menu for my TV but I really don't want to set it to overscan much more than it is. I run my consoles into a RGB switch box then through my Sony DVD player as my tv only has 1 RGB Scart (Sony KV28LS35).

    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. bishman

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    Also similar on the Game Cube version.
     
  3. alanrob

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    Guess it's another bad PAL game convertion - Ain't I glad I got myself an American Xbox :D
     
  4. pavement

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    Bit poor really, unless they expect most TV manufacturers to set the overscan defaults really high to hide poor geometry.

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  5. bishman

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    That may be the case for the X-Box, but I got a US cube and copy of Burnout. So I am guessing it is more to do with the game itself rather than a particular territories conversion.
     

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