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2004 Cadillac Escalade Series II [GMT820]

2004 Cadillac Escalade [GMT820] in Gran Turismo 5, Racing, 2010

Class: Cars, Off-road / SUV — Origin: US

Unplayable vehicle

2004 Cadillac Escalade Series II [GMT820]

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subzero MY (203)

2010-11-26 17:38

Blazer?

AlexSheckler18 IT (0)

2010-11-26 17:50

Cadillac Escalade...

kecske HU (42)

2010-11-26 17:53

Cadillac Escalade (judging by the wide third brakelight, and the remains of the large Cadillac logo)

ShantJ US (9)

2010-11-28 18:54

I've never understood why they never simply put playable cars in the background. Much less work and much better looking.

subzero MY (203)

2010-11-28 19:30

Perhaps with the placement of playable vehicles, this would used up more disc space and ps3 have hardware restrictions, since those playable vehicles are more detailed and the quality of the texture is higher. Higher details used up more spaces and hardware resources... Plus background vehicles is not very important
(Just a guess)

-- Last edit: 2010-11-28 19:33:08

TA-Caprice-XI SX (8)

2010-12-12 17:55

subzero wrote Perhaps with the placement of playable vehicles, this would used up more disc space and ps3 have hardware restrictions, since those playable vehicles are more detailed and the quality of the texture is higher. Higher details used up more spaces and hardware resources... Plus background vehicles is not very important
(Just a guess)


That's exactly why they don't use playable cars as background props. If they did, you could easily have 40-50 different high detailed models onscreen at once, which would obviously have a devastating effect on how smoothly the game runs. The same applies to racing games featureing road traffic (like Need for Speed or Burnout) - you'll notice that the traffic cars are always less datiled than the playable ones. Also, in most cases, the average player barely pays the background cars any notice.

I've always thought games like GTA should adopt this "system" to make parking lots appear busier.

That said though, the cars featured in GT 1 could've been re-used as parked cars for GT 5, as they were basically just 3D models with textures on them.

sajmon14 PL (232)

2010-12-12 18:06

On Photo mode you can have player cars as parked ones(I mean the photo mode from menu)

PantherAusfG44 ID (17)

2011-05-11 16:51

Whoa, Super-realistic graphics in the cars and stages but the background vehicles were in LOW-QUALITY?!

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