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Rock Band patch introduces lag [update]

Update: It looks like the lag still persists even when calibration settings seem to be correct. We've contacted Harmonix for more information.

We're receiving reports that the new title update for Rock Band -- the one that introduced the music store -- is creating some unforeseen problems. Specifically, the patch seems to create some on screen lag not present before the patch. We tested it this morning (we also noticed it over the weekend). Sure enough, there was some lag present and many notes were missed. Before everyone starts running around screaming bloody murder, you should know that the lag is completely fixable.

Essentially, all the patch does is throw Rock Band's calibration settings out of whack. As the video above notes, the Standard CRT setting defaults to a lag of 0ms. For whatever reason, the patch alters this setting. The solution? Change it back to the way it was. It's not even necessary to manually calibrate. Just select the setting that you had before and you should be good to go. Crisis averted.

[Thanks, Mike McD]

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