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Annoying PAL/NTSC Switching

Manos Sg

Posts 37
21 Feb 2021 15:41


Hello, vampires,

I liked the PAL/NTSC switch with the press of a button feature in the latest V4 core update. Yet, this switch occurs sometimes when I press other keys as well -especially the cursor keys- so this becomes an annoyance and I would be better off without it.

Is there any way to turn off this feature?


Mårten Björk

Posts 5
22 Feb 2021 22:32


I have noticed this annoying PAL/NTSC/Zoom switching too, when playing the game Worthy (excellent game) with the keyboard, not the joystick. Using the cursor keys seems  to trigger this behaviour.


Manos Sg

Posts 37
23 Feb 2021 07:29


Mårten Björk wrote:

I have noticed this annoying PAL/NTSC/Zoom switching too, when playing the game Worthy (excellent game) with the keyboard, not the joystick. Using the cursor keys seems  to trigger this behaviour.

Hello, Marten, thanks for confirming that this happens to other users as well. Let's hope there is a way to turn this thing off. :S


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5173
23 Feb 2021 07:34


The PAL/NTSC runtime switch was a test-feature.
Which we added for US users for R5 Release.

As this feature can lead to side-effect and confusing its diasbled in the upcoming R6 release.


Manos Sg

Posts 37
23 Feb 2021 08:17


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

The PAL/NTSC runtime switch was a test-feature.
  Which we added for US users for R5 Release.
 
  As this feature can lead to side-effect and confusing its diasbled in the upcoming R6 release.

This is great to know, Gunnar, thank you always for your hard work.

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