Bethesda reveal that they have put over 200 fixes into patches for Fallout: New Vegas so far
200 fixes? Good grief! I know games have bugs in the high thousands through development, but still. This is why I always waited a few months before playing the S.T.L.K.E.R games. They were always bug fests. And they broke your gamesaves too.
2000 more to go
more like 9000
is the western media trying to back up this western devs are catching up/on par/better than eastern devs malarkey that they review their games with kid gloves. You better believe that if this game was made from an eastern dev it would of got slaughtered. This gen has highlighted too much double standards and inconsistencies its sickening.
thats alot of bug spray!
we all know it's over 9000.
Think about it. You have to test a game to see if the person went to these 35 ares in a specific order and used these 150 weapons in a certain row then killed 145 enemies in a specific order before entering the cave that caused the game to freeze. There are literally millions of possible coding issues that could come up. Everyone plays the game different. Trying to test for each specific order that each part of the game was/is played in is immpossible.
Patchout: New Patches Prepare for the Future...of Patching...
What they said ^
pfft....that jokes like a week old.
they should have used a new engine
They should have fixed the old patches, cut the price by 10 dollars, make you able to download via XBL or PSN as well....
Cause that file wouldn't be humongous...
Damn thats a shame.
Alternatively, you could have just delayed the game so that it was pretty much bug free at launch. Just saying
But think of the profits, man. Yeah, QA these days is a joke. Exec: "Does it crash?" Eng: "Yeah, like 2 or 3 different major ones. And that's just at start-up." Exec: "Ok, but is the game broken?" Eng: "Autosave can break sometimes, and the AI can spazz out and make quests unfinishable, essentially breaking the game." Exec: "Wow, look at these pre-order numbers. So the game's basically gold, right?" Eng: "Well, n..." Exec: "Patches, nerdlinger. Get it in boxes and ship it out. You can fix whatever stupid little problems there are later, my Hawaiian vacation isn't going to pay for itself." Eng: *facepalm*
Should have been fixed before the game was released
i feel shame for all the haters... i can enjoy this Epic and incredible big game, even with those Bugs.
I feel incredible pity for beta testers such as yourself (they should be paying YOU) EDIT: lol you clearly don't understand the principle. And if you choose to acknowledge what I'm saying but you don't care...you aren't quite right in the head.
dont need to be payed... fun is what i got from games.
Incipio - I understand your point and I do agree with the intent. But, the game is still very enjoyable, bugs and all. Is it good that it was released with the sheer amount of scripting bugs? Hell, no. But, it's a good game, regardless.
The fact that it's a good game isn't being disputed. The principle of game quality overrides and takes precedence over whether a game is fun, though.
We all want to enjoy this game; we just don’t want to worry about it breaking after 70+ hours.
This reminds me of another game of theirs, that come out this year, Alpha Protocol.
Seems to like the game is just a beta rather than a finished game. Are these dev's idiots or something?
Ship now, patch later......... I can understand patching for additional content, but that's ridiculous
Problem is 2 fold 1. QA testing done by inexperienced "engineers" 2. Release now, patch later It will only get worse if games are DD only.
Are we supposed to be impressed that they fixed this many problems so quickly, or ashamed that they released a game with this many problems in the first place?
I'm impressed they quickly fixed their shame problems.
My Ps3 froze more after the patch than before. :(
I know right?! fallout 3 for my ps3 worked fine and was better looking then Fallout new vegas. but...New vegas does have a better plot and is a better rpg.
but it is still good -_-.NCR for the dam
I have 2 a night (about every 3 hours). Don't care, though. I save often and have multiple slots. Aside from the freezing, I get a couple enemies stuck in the ground but who cares? This game is so epic I have skipped dinner all week because when I get home from work I start playing and the next thing I know it's 11:30pm Great story, great exploration. I just reached 35 hours and I have not entered New Vegas yet. Still have 40 areas to explore. 60 bucks I paid and I am 35 hours into the game and MAYBE half done. That, to me, is a great game.
Finish your goddamn game before you release it you maniacs. 200 fixes is impressive in a very bad way.
if the whiners in N4G actually made them
I didn't encounter a single glitch in my whole first playthrough. Starting my second today, but I'm also on PC version, so that could be why I haven't seen any bugs. I think most are for the console ports.
I yet I can find no detailed list of the fixes any where.
People complain like little girls when games ship with bugs like this, but if Bestheda had of delayed the game to fix up the (non gameplay breaking) bugs, they also whine like spoilt children. It is a massive open world game...games of this ilk and scope are sure to ship with more glitches than linear games like COD and such. But even the supposedly faultless MW1 & 2 shipped with bugs (including major online diconecction and lag issues).... So getb used to it people. Games will often ship 98% finished, and will require patches to make up another 1-1.5%, and the other 1 to 0.5% will remain unfinished most likely. Games ain't catridge based mario and donkey kong clones anymore (to Nintendo's dismay). Buy a Wii if you want a finished last gen game with arm flailing support. Otherwise don't complain about the massive graphically beautiful, spfx laden, awesome games you get on the actual current gen machines....as at least you know good developers will spend time fixing most faults that a game may mistakingly ship with. Kudos to Bestheda for getting this done across 3 seperate formats with such speed.
Okay dumbass when i have had more problems with new vegas than i did fallout 3 even after the patch, i think some bitching or whining is appropriate since we bought the game. No one expected fnv to be perfectly bug free, it's a open world game by bethesda duh. I would call a game locking up my ps3 several times, forcing me to hard reset the unit, game breaking enough.
it's a great game! I installed the 2nd update yesterday, but even prior to that, I once crashed when I minimized to desktop and that's it other than that, it's running great (fingers crossed :P)
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