Halo 4 Accounts Being Banned After Legitimately Downloading Crimson Map Pack, NeoGAF Thread Alleges

Users on NeoGAF are reporting that accounts are being banned from accessing Halo 4 after legitimately downloading the Crimson Map Pack.

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The-Batman2068d ago

Microsoft seems to have an itchy trigger finger on the Ban Hammer these days. It's a good thing I have failed to download those so far.

aviator1892068d ago (Edited 2068d ago )

I downloaded them two days ago and have been playing them since.. No ban on my account.

If anyone wants to get together and play sometime, my GT is Slain Valhallan. :)

otherZinc2067d ago

I dont believe this at all. I downloaded this on my account & my sons account over a week ago. Granted we have all the Legendary Editions ever & now the Limited Edition.

I've been playing Crimson ever since.

NeXXXuS2067d ago

No problems here either.

nukeitall2067d ago

No problems here either. Thanks MS for the free maps! =)

rpd1232067d ago

They just can't access the map packs. They said when you download them for free that you would only be able to access it until I think the 18th at 9 AM. So, it shouldn't really be a surprise.

rbluetank2068d ago

it seems unfair to ban someones account for down loading a map pack. it Msoft fault that they were able to download it in the first place for free..

aviator1892068d ago (Edited 2068d ago )

I'm pretty sure it's just a glitch affecting isolated accounts as I can still play my account after downloading the map pack.

Even 343i said on their bulletin that no ban of any sort will be handed out to players who download the dlc for free.

rbluetank2068d ago

i hope this is the case. i would be pissed if i got baned.

Crazyglues2067d ago (Edited 2067d ago )

yeah I don't think they are banning anyone, because that would be pretty stupid to ban people because of a mistake you made...

I have not downloaded the map pack, but I am enjoying my halo...

really like what 343i did with the game, it's pretty impressive and that's coming from a PS3 guy..

I'm really enjoying the game... To the guys who have the Map Pack is it worth getting? Would you have bought it if you didn't get it for free???


ALLWRONG2067d ago

@Crazyglues yeah it's worth it, the maps are solid and well designed.

ItsTrue2067d ago

Apparently all the people who exploited the glitch to download the map pack for free will not be able to use it after the 18th of December. They referred to it as a "trial" rather than a glitch.

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juanvan2067d ago

They are ban from accessing the Map Packs, not the game.
They are treating them like a demo to the map pack.
They are not doing a total ban hammer, say if you stole something thru marketplace theft.

~Source Xbox Form Moderator

shutUpAndTakeMyMoney2067d ago (Edited 2067d ago )

lol MS great gaming company.
Free things like this would only happen in ur dream.

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