Default sound device switch mid-game

  • #1, by dos4gwSunday, 03. July 2016, 04:08 4 years ago
    One of my testers just found out that if you unplug a set of speakers/headphones while running the game, all sound in the game stops and it needs to be restarted. I am guessing this is because his laptop switches the default sound device when something is unplugged.

    Is there a way to fix this in the current version? If not, is it possible that it can be addressed in the next update?

    Thanks.

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  • #2, by afrlmeSunday, 03. July 2016, 11:48 4 years ago
    Wouldn't that be an issue of his laptop? My laptop started behaving the same way since I recently did a fresh install of windows 8.1 pro a few weeks or so back - before that I only had 1 sound device & 1 playback device & now for some reason I have multiple sound & playback devices depending on what I currently have plugged into my laptop at any given time. I think it's given me these options because I didn't bother reinstalling my sound card drivers & let windows handle itself...

    Other than that... I guess I'll let Simon anwer your question about whether anything can be done on VS end.

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  • #3, by sebastianSunday, 03. July 2016, 18:47 4 years ago
    Seems to be very soundcard/windows related.
    The same should also happen when you are watching a youtubevideo and switch sound device in the middle of watching.

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