Real-time HUD display removal during race?

Discussion in 'Kazunori Yamauchi Q&A' started by amar212, May 21, 2014.

  1. amar212

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    We have buttons for many real-time functionalities during racing:

    - wipers
    - horn (in GT5)
    - lights flash
    - QT menu
    - change view
    - look left-right

    However, the HUD elements - position, lap count, map, times, positions, tyre status - are not possible to remove in real-time, but only through pausing the game and manually turning them ON or OFF.

    Gran Turismo is a beautiful game which looks even more beautiful and feels more immersive when HUD is OFF. However, in both A-Spec or multiplayer racing, it is inconvenient - and impossible in online - to remove HUD when desired.

    Adding HUD ON/OFF button as assignable button to real-time in-race functions would dramatically increase the enjoyment of the game for many of players.

    And it would also save hundreds of thousands plasma-screens from nasty burn-ins.

    Is there anything you can do about it?
     
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  2. gitslautriv

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    Maybe some simplified pit radio messages, TOCA World Touring Cars style.
     
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    Ah yes, this is one of the things I like in SHIFT 2. You can change the HUD appearance with just a button. No need to pause the game.
     
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  7. VBR

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    This is one off my wishlist, I want it so bad!

    Source.
     
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    Great idea :tup:
     
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  10. dzidza

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    :tup: That would be great
     
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  11. Goruk

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    Why is this on the fourth page?
     
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  12. research

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    What about making the whole HUD configurable? We need to be able to turn each individual piece on/off and move them all around for our viewing pleasure / racing comfort.

    Some of us just want RPM and lap counter.
     
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  13. ikral

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    Hud on/off in Shift style, oh yea!
     
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  14. Kasper79

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    nice idea, put the HUD on a button, can´t be a miracle to add this to the game :)
     
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  15. gtuned

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    Umm... Isn't this way, way more of a Suggestion for a feature than an actual question?
     
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    :tup:
     
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  17. DK

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    This is a great idea, amar. :tup:
     
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  18. ynot

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    They could assign it to the UP button on the D-Pad like the blue lines. Just keep tapping the UP button to cycle through blue lines and HUD.
     
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  19. TRLWNC7396

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    The only problem I see in using the up button is how many different menus will you go through with all of these requests...

    Maybe it could be assignable through quick options or driving options... (shrug)
     
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