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Missing "RemovePlayer" node

In C++, you are able to remove players via the gameInstance, but in Blueprint there is currently no node to do so.

Check the answer section of a proposed fix for this of me.

I hope to see this in Unreal Engine at some point.


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asked Feb 11 '15 at 12:46 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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EDIT: As of now it seems to be not working.. for now im going to use this deprecated (!) code instead: https://answers.unrealengine.com/questions/140342/how-do-i-remove-a-second-splitscreen-player.html

Add a new Blueprint Function library, with the name "UBP_FuncLib" and add this code for the cpp file :

 #include "CarCarCar.h"
 #include "UBP_FuncLib.h"
 #include "Runtime/Engine/Classes/Engine/GameInstance.h"
 void UUBP_FuncLib::RemoveSplitscreenPlayers()
     const int32 MaxSplitScreenPlayers = 4;
     ULocalPlayer* PlayersToRemove[MaxSplitScreenPlayers];
     int32 RemIndex = 0;
     for (FConstPlayerControllerIterator Iterator = GEngine->GameViewport->GetWorld()->GetPlayerControllerIterator(); Iterator; ++Iterator)
         // Remove only local split screen players
         APlayerController* Controller = *Iterator;
         if (Controller && Controller->IsLocalController() && !Controller->IsPrimaryPlayer())
             ULocalPlayer* ExPlayer = Cast<ULocalPlayer>(Controller->Player);
             if (ExPlayer)
                 PlayersToRemove[RemIndex++] = ExPlayer;
     UWorld* currentWorld = GEngine->GetWorld();
     UGameInstance* gameInstance = currentWorld->GetGameInstance();
     for (int32 i = 0; i < RemIndex; ++i)

For the .h file add this code:

 #pragma once
 #include "Kismet/BlueprintFunctionLibrary.h"
 #include "UBP_FuncLib.generated.h"
 class CARCARCAR_API UUBP_FuncLib : public UBlueprintFunctionLibrary
     UFUNCTION(BlueprintCallable, Category = "CustomLibrary")
     static void RemoveSplitscreenPlayers();    
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answered Feb 11 '15 at 12:49 PM

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