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CoD4: Official word from Infinity Ward on the PS3 firmware update issue

Fourzerotwo (Robert Bowling), Community Relations Manager from Infinity Ward, writes: "You should no longer be receiving this error message or any other issues related to the firmware update in the game.

Thank you to everyone for giving us the heads up on this so we could start tracking down answers, and getting it resolved and please let us know if you have any additional issues."

Original story reported by CVG: "Today's 2.01 PS3 firmware update was released solely to fix instability issues on the console, but it's suspected it may have done the complete opposite for Activision's best-FPS-on-the-platform shooter, Call of Duty 4.

Dozens of angry gamers have hit the official forums to report that, since updating their PS3s this morning, they have been unable to play the online mode in the game. They obviously blame Sony's new firmware."

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MK_Red3621d ago

WT... First they said FW2 is freezing Assassins and now 2.01 is causing COD4 problems!? What is going on here?

NeonSkull3620d ago

and microsoft sux at hardware,

but one can fixed with updates, the over is with you always

The Killer3620d ago

one of the best comments i read about in a long time!!
bubble for u!!

Relcom3621d ago

It does break the online mode. I can tell you fist hand.
I'm pretty pissed too. Its the only game i play ATM.

jiggyjay3620d ago

You guys should just buy the 360 version! Got it two days since it was released and have had no problems! It feels good that my $40 a year fee for xbox live is way worth it!

paul_war3621d ago (Edited 3621d ago )

I havent been able to play COD 4 online since day 1, all it says is 'downloading game settings...'!

Edit: Never been fixed for me, might be a Europe thing, i've tried every day & on different updates & it still won't let me play.

Relcom3621d ago (Edited 3621d ago )

Until the Firmware broke again

yocdub3621d ago

Well I've had no problem playing since the update. That said, I do notice server time outs and lag. This I believe is IW's problem and not Sonys.

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