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XBOX in Widescreen?

Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by Lex, Nov 29, 2003.

  1. Lex

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    Guys,

    Just bought an XBOX and am delighted with it, but I can't see how to set it to widescreen (if this is possible?). On my PS2 you just change it in the setup menu, but I can't find an option for it with the XBOX... :confused:

    Also, anyone recommend a good scart lead for it? Is the official lead the best one?

    Cheers!
     
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    Yeah it's there lol. just boot up to the dashboard and navigate to:

    Settings >> Video >> Video Mode

    You should see three choices - normal, letterbox or 16:9:)

    as for a scartlead i just bought the gamester rgb/sp-dif lead. works fine for me:)
     
  3. Lex

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    Okay - now I feel stupid (I had been to that menu, but I was pushing left and right instead of "A")! Thanks James! :clap: :blush:
     
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    lol. no problem:)


    so tell us more about it then - did you buy a pre-mod in the end? (can't honestly remember if you were going to or not lol)
     
  5. Lex

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    No, not pre-mod - just a regular jobby.

    Got Halo, Midtown Madness 3, Munch's Oddysee & Topspin - and I've got Jet Set Radio Future, FIFA 2004 & SSX 3 on order. My credit card has taken a pounding this week!! :D

    Just researching which other games I wanna get - been looking on Gamespot, know wny other good games review sites?

    I also want a decent driving game (MM3 is good, but not great) - any recommendatios... Gonna take a look at Project Gotham & Colin McRae...
     
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    Colin is a good driving game but I prefer Project Gotham Raceing 2. I have top spin, PGR, Halo, MM3 and shenmue 2.
    I have xbox live my tag name is Tony 7.
     
  7. Lex

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    We don't have boradband where I live so unfortunately I can't go LIVE! :(
     
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    both pgr 1 and 2 are excellent. ive also got mm3 and to be honest its crap lol. you'll see the difference in speed and resoultion as soon as you put on pgr;)

    Ive got nfs:u on the pc and that is a fun game, far more enjoyable and less technial than pgr, but doesnt quite have the replay value i think.
     
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    The enhanced scart lead from microsoft also includes an adaptor to plug in your optical lead to allow IN GAME 5.1

    truly the gods made this console :)
     
  10. Lex

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    Thinking about getting this one from Gamester... Looks alright :smashin:
     
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    It's best to go for official products mate, especially as the MS one outputs RGB.
     

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