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Patches and the dreaded “Day One” – Reasons to Be Cheerful

Lee Garbutt: "It’s Monday, so you probably need cheering up – So here I am with another Reason to be Cheerful!

Bugs and glitches have always been a part of gaming, and more recently, so have patches. We’re always infuriated when we have to download a Day One patch when we buy a game at launch, but is this a good thing?"

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boing11607d ago

Well, it's very often dictated by certification process. Game should go through it at least 2 months before release and if it passess, not many things developer is allowed to change. It's easier to send a game to certification, even with bugs, and then immediately start working on day one patch.