I've been noticing in the last few Quick Looks and other videos from Giant Bomb, that every few minutes the video will freeze for about 2 seconds and resume, while the audio remains smooth. The frames get dropped, so the video and audio stay in sync.
I've tried watching on YouTube and the videos freeze and hitch in exactly the same places, so I don't think it's on my end.
Is this happening for anyone else?
Edit: For example, the Need for Speed: Payback Quick Look has noticeable frame drops at and
There were also numerous freezes in the Xbox One X Vapor Stream video.
I would chalk it up to the games themselves, but it's too much of a coincidence for a lot of the games to have this, and the GB staff would have commented on noticeable hitching.
I think the videos with this issue are all coming out of GB West, but to be honest I've been watching mostly GBW videos in the last 2 weeks.
I've found the frame drops occurring in a non-gameplay video. For the latest Bombcast video, there's the same hitching at , and sporadically throughout the rest of the video: