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TrackIR head movement STILL not synced in multiplayer
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Description

Head movement is not visible for other clients in multiplayer games if done with TrackIR while on foot. Using the free look bind however works and results in head movement being visible for everyone. Head movement in vehicles is synchronized so it doesn't appear intentional.

Details

Legacy ID
2194453318
Severity
Major
Resolution
Open
Reproducibility
Always
Operating System
Windows 10 x64
Category
Multiplayer
Steps To Reproduce

Have two people join the same server. At least one needs TrackIR for head turning.
This person's TrackIR head movement will not be visible to others on the server and he will instead appear to simply face forward.
The intended behaviour is visible while in vehicles where head movement is synchronized.

Event Timeline

FoxHoundSWE set Category to Multiplayer.
FoxHoundSWE set Reproducibility to Always.
FoxHoundSWE set Severity to None.
FoxHoundSWE set Resolution to Open.
FoxHoundSWE set Legacy ID to 2194453318.May 8 2016, 12:27 PM

This has been working perfectly for years and in multiple games. What happened?

Dasky added a subscriber: Dasky.May 8 2016, 12:27 PM

This still isn't fixed in dev version 1.55.133365. TrackIR head movement is synced inside a vehicle.

Dasky added a comment.Dec 1 2015, 8:57 PM

Still an issue in the 1.54 nexus update.

Since this hasn't been fixed yet are we to assume it is intended as part of network optimization or has it just been forgotten? It's an important part of immersive gameplay and there's no reason for it to have been removed when it's still present for mouse look.

Please have a look at this.

If this is just a flag having been disabled, please fix it. If it takes more effort please just let us know here.

FoxHoundSWE updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 16 2016, 12:55 AM
FoxHoundSWE edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)
FoxHoundSWE set Operating System to Windows 7.
FoxHoundSWE changed Severity from None to Major.Jun 16 2016, 3:32 AM
FoxHoundSWE changed Operating System from Windows 7 to Windows 10 x64.

I can confirm this issue.

FoxHoundSWE renamed this task from TrackIR head movement not synced in multiplayer. to TrackIR head movement still not synced in multiplayer. 1.5 years later..Jan 31 2017, 1:45 PM

Would a better description or a video help in making this higher priority?

FoxHoundSWE added a comment.EditedSat, Aug 10, 1:25 PM

Is there a reason this hasn't been fixed or even looked at? It is a massive immersion breaker and makes it impossible to tell which way someone's looking.

FoxHoundSWE renamed this task from TrackIR head movement still not synced in multiplayer. 1.5 years later. to TrackIR head movement STILL not synced in multiplayer.Sat, Aug 10, 1:28 PM
FoxHoundSWE edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)