The game's producer has implied that there might be delays on the horizon if the outage goes on for too much longer.
I agree with kayla I was just thinking about how this is impacting on devs currently developing games for the ps3 that have network play. Wouldn't it slow down the process of making the game? it could be putting companies weeks off their projected development schedules; they wont be able to test network features and get things up and running. Sony have well and truly dropped the ball this time @ Fishy Fingers - Yeah, but how would they know if it works on the actual network? they would need to set up everythign on the main network to get an idea. The main network is down, and im sure I read that anonymous accessed private sony servers, which is how they illegally downloaded content from the store
What does this mean for PSN releases? Are they all going to release at the same time when PSN gets back up (oh boy)? Will Sony have to reschedule every release? Damn, devs and publishers must be really pissed right now.
Those devs could take the route that many less respected companies have chosen to do this generation and just release the game and patch it to work at a later date. (Socom Confrontation, Cod Black Ops to name a few) Its happened for many titles this generation and unfortunately this is the consequence we have to deal with when those douchebags attacked the network. If it requires a delay to get the final build up to standards so be it, the last thing we need is a bunch of duct tape to hold the windshield on to a vehicle going 200 mph.
I thought they had internal networks to test such things on.
The whole PSN is down Fishy, even the "Dev network".
Ah, thanks for the reply. More useful than a nameless disagree :)
Actually, we don't know this. The whole PSN isn't down since we still receive software updates to games. Sony could have the actual game servers up and running, which aren't the same servers that store your data and verify your PSN credentials.
The patch servers have always been up.
@van-essa: I know, that's why I said they were up. The only thing that's restricting our access to the dev's servers is our PSN account(s). This may not be a restriction for developers. They could easily have access to the same servers through a VPN.
And im having trouble as well with the psn being down
Wait, PSN is down?
One more year and then the entire Internet will be down. CURSE YOU SKYNET!
Well, I can understand, the people responsible should be ashamed of themselves.
Yea, removing that OtherOs really did piss a lot of people.
eh sony and their ancient psn servers... really don't want the game to be delayed!
Funny thing is. Going back to socom devs, they wanted there game to be played Played well online. You dont see them complaining instead they contacted sony to reset the scoreboard. Thats a exclusive ip with a game thats gonna be dependant on online. I dont hear naughtydog complaining. Do you hear activision and EA complaining i dont... Whos tosay this isnt just made up. To add fuel to the fire.
"Going back to socom devs, they wanted there game to be played Played well online. You dont see them complaining instead they contacted sony to reset the scoreboard. Thats a exclusive ip with a game thats gonna be dependant on online. I dont hear naughtydog complaining." Well, maybe because that would be like Sony complaining about PSN being down. And EA is twenty times bigger that Frame Software, they can afford the loss of revenue
As much as I love my ps3, I am already beginning to lose my interest in DCUO. By the time psn is up & running I dont think the ps3 version of DCUO will last because gamers will have moved on to other games because of psn being down so long. Im even beginning to think why the hell did they take the OS out in the 1st place, I mean yeah they tried to stop users from hacking the ps3 but was it really worth it? I just hope that they learn their lesson from this to prevent future hacks.
Very reasonable post clintos. bubs up You can be a "PS3 fan" but at the same time realise that what Sony did prior to the PSN hack was just stupid. I remember back then when they took away OtherOs to "prevent hacks", several people where joking about them taking away PSNas well, to prevent hacks... Not so funny now hein.
You know ive admit many times on these forums that I do tend to favor my ps3 out of the 3 that I own but there are times that even as much as u do admire one side over the other where u get tired of being patient for so long that all I want is to play online with my friends, and hearing them say a few more days just annoys me even more when they say that & weeks have gone by.
Im right there with you on the DCUO...I have a few buddies who will pick right up where they left off, but there is no way I can get back into it. Now would be a good time to give a lifetime membership for cheap as a gesture to the community. The price they want, and for the content they offer I cant justify the expense when there are so many other games making noise for my attention. A single player offline mode (free patch) would have helped this title out a bunch. They have enough missions that people could still go about the game the same way without fighting other people online. I very rarely ever do pvp, I like the online co-op but theres enough content to hold peoples interest for a while just fighting it out with the cpu.
No offense but that last part you said makes no sense. We all know why Sony took Other OS away. It was the hackers who stepped over the line and got it taken away. Sony couldn't predict that the hackers would be such immature [email protected]$$es to do something as drastic as this over something barely anyone used. So I am not sure why people continuously say Sony shouldn't have crossed the hackers or they shouldn't have fought them or if it was worth it. They had every right to protect their investment from ignorant people who pretend they don't see the problems they are causing. This is their fault. People can go on and on with speculation about how secure PSN really was but it always comes back to the hackers. They did this and it is their fault. Sony removing the OS is not a sane reason to put people's jobs and lively hood at risk. @bangoskank everyone always thinks they could have done everything better after the crisis is over with no good suggestions what they would have done nstead.
don`t care about dark souls, I just want PSN to be back up by the end of this week! This is becoming ridiculous
Tottally i agree starting to get psn withdrawl symptoms.
I find it weird how everyone is expressing their disappointment in Sony. Yes, they made some stupid decisions but if hackers didn't exist we wouldn't have these problems. I'm sure they all feel really special right now. [email protected] losers.
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