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Graphics Glitch - White Patch?

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Hello! 

 

I was wondering if there is any fix for a graphics glitch I have encountered.  Pretty much a white patch flickers on the screen occasionally, and it seems to correlated to my camera, as I can move the camera back and forth when it happens, to make it worse.  I've found a camera position where it is on/visible, and posted the pictures here:

 

https://plus.google.com/106850229510581600273/posts/iN5413MXWba

 

I did a search on the forum, but wasn't able to find any other posts. I've got a 1st gen PS3.

 

Thanks!

 -Nick

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There was an interview on 1up that details ND's developme...

Nov 1, 2011

 


 I've got a 1st gen PS3.

 


 

There was an interview on 1up that details ND's development status up to the last minute.  They came across a graphical bug that would effect older ps3 models.  According to your post, it seems that this issue hasn't been fully ironed out.

 

Excerpts from the interview:

 

"After reaching the halfway point, numerous bugs would crop up. Objects would disappear. Walls would flicker in and out of existence. Nathan could find himself in a hall devoid of anything -- geometry, texture, lighting, etc"

 

"Balestra interjects to note that the reason this bug came up was because the programmer happened to play the game on an older test unit -- most of Naughty Dog's Quality Assurance team were using newer debug hardware and hence weren't running into this issue. The developers realized that a lot of fans still probably play games on launch-era PS3 systems, and this bug could end up ruining a lot of players' experiences."

 

 

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hello

Nov 1, 2011

Sorry to hear about this problem. Can you tell me what kind of ps3 you are using and how long you were playing before this problem showed up?

 

thanks!

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White Patch Glitch

Nov 2, 2011

Yes I am having that same issues with UnCharted 3. The White patch keeps popping up as soon as I play I thought maybe it would just be in the first few levels but its happening throughout the entire game and it is consistantly in the same spot. I have a first generation PS3

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Thanks for the info.

Nov 2, 2011

Can someone who is getting this issue try something for me?

 

If your tv supports 1080p resolution, can you go to display settings, and uncheck every box except for 1080p. This will force the game to display in 1080p only. Then playthrough and see if the issue occurs again.

 

Thanks for the help!

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Thanks! That seemed to work Ive been playing for about 5...

Nov 2, 2011
Thanks! That seemed to work Ive been playing for about 5 minutes and the white patch has not shown up yet ill keep you posted incase it changes
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Sorry for the delay, I've been playing alot. ;-)   It's a...

Nov 2, 2011

Sorry for the delay, I've been playing alot.

 

It's a first gen PS3 (20 Gig originally, upgraded to 160 Gig).  And I want to say that it started appearing right away/soon?  But that's just a guess. I've been playing for hours and kinda get used to it.

 

I'll try out your fix and let you know if the forced 1080p works for me.

 

Thanks!  (Esp thanks for such a great game! :smileyhappy:

 -Nick

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Sorry, looks like didn't work for me. :(  I turned off wh...

Nov 2, 2011

Sorry, looks like didn't work for me. :smileysad:  I turned off what I could, which was 1080i and 720p.  480p wasn't something I could unselect.  But it was just 1080p and 480p, and still getting the white patch.

 

Any other suggestions?

 

Thanks for your time and efforts!

 -Nick

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First Son
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Yeah, I'm getting the same thing on my PS3. I've got the...

Nov 2, 2011

Yeah, I'm getting the same thing on my PS3. I've got the 80GB  model that came packaged with Metal Gear 4. 

 

I first saw the white squares while walking around the musuem, and was seeing it sporadically afterwards. I just played through Act 7-8, and the issue makes the game almost unplayable. The white glitching is seen everywhere, and it prevents the player from being able to see to aim their gun. I had to run around and melee everyone.

 

Changing the PS3 settings to just 1080p didn't do anything for me either.

 

Definitely an issue that has to be addressed or patched.

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Sounds like a GPU issue...

Nov 2, 2011

Sounds like a GPU issue...

http://community.us.playstation.com/t5/The-Last-of-Us-Multiplayer/Ping-filter-toggle-SUPPORT-for-less-lag/m-p/40782623
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