It wasn't enough for Naughty Dog to spend its day working on the Uncharted 3 beta. The dev team also had to respond to upset fans via twitter. The Gamer Sheep website compiled a some of those interactions.
Twitter has turned gaming developers into pr companies when things go bad.
People are just retarded and ungrateful. THIS IS A BETA NOT A DEMO. We knew this the day before. We knew the possibilities of issues day one yet people bitch because they can't get a game in. Let ND do their job and fix the game. Its not for you to enjoy now anyway. I wouldn't be surprised if companies went back to just private or closed testing. Too many idiots gamers who don't understand the meaning of a beta. ND if you are reading this, Ignore these fools, just do what you have to do to fix the game for launch. Love you guys
"Too many idiots gamers who don't understand the meaning of a beta" Blame Sony on that one. If they didn't advertise shit like "Buy this game and get X beta", half those idiots wouldn't be in the beta at all. They did this for the SOCOM 4 beta with Killzone 3. The Resistance 3 beta with SOCOM 4, and now the Uncharted 3 beta with inFamous 2.
i couldnt agree more. ND are not one of these waste developers who push out half arsed product im sure they are working hard to get this fixed the fans just need to calm the f down
Agree, since this beta is opened for all Plus member, lagging and freezing is expected. It's like every one try to get into the game. I think it will be back to normal within a day, hopefully. However, people can complain whatever they want. So far I see some people not only complain about the connection, but also about the openning menu (lol). But in the end, it's ND who decides whether to take the complain and improve it or not. The beta is for that purpose, players help developer to find flaws and the developers base on that to improve their game, all for the best final release. I see nothing bad here.
Technically because it's open to PSplus subscribers it's basically open to everyone who has owned a PSN account since the big hacking incident due to the free 30 days. I think some people just need to get a grip and realise that it's a beta and these kind of problems happen. I bet by now that Naughty Dog are well on their way to fixing these problems or might have already fixed them.
no xPhearR3dx i blame you. sony advertise buy this game you get x "beta". Key word beta. if you are to stupid to realise that you might not get the experience you hoped for due to bugs,freezes, and crappy framerates then i dont know what to say. OT topic the first 3 games i had were choppy as hell, the game freezed on me 3 times and yet i still recognised the improvements Naughty DOg have made over the previous game. It will be interesting to see the full game in competitive action online. i love the uncharted tv they have in the corner, i hope they keep something like that in the retail version. its fun watching videos rather than text waiting for the game to load
Couldn't agree more... People need to understand how betas work... You aren't meant to play it like a demo... The way betas work is: Play it like you normally would... If you find a glitch or bug, report it... Repeat process... If you've participated in betas in the past and have never reported glitches or bugs that you've found, than you shouldn't participate... It's like a white person going to a Detroit theater to see a black comedy.. You really shouldn't be there
They need to cut out these public betas and get back to real testing. We all know in the end its an advertisement and money grab when you allow anyone to buy their way into a beta. This was expected. The majority don't know what a beta is. Go back to the days of players signing up on forums and filling out a quick application to test.
Good point Lary... I only slightly differ from what you've said... For some games it is a money grabber... If the game that comes with a beta is a new IP or series reboot than it is... Perfect examples would be Medal of Honor on PS3 coming with the Battlefield 3 beta, Socom 4 coming with R3 beta, Crackdown coming with Halo 3 beta, and Bulletstorm on 360 with the GoW3 beta... Games like that need all the money they can get to ensure that the game could have a sequal... But a sequal coming with a beta is just an added bonus... Infamous 2 was gonna sell copies regardless if it had a beta or not attached to it but I totally agree with your point about having to register on forums to gain access to betas because with this "open access format", they quickly turn into 10% of players reporting bugs and glitches, 90% of players treating it like a final build demo and only playing it once
Um...this IS testing. It's testing server load, matchmaking, etc...How are they supposed to test something like that effectively from inside their own house?
@firelogic you're also right but only on one side of the argument... Having the high numbers does help developers test their server load, matchmaking, etc... But it's the way that the players utilize their time with the beta that is the issue... Look at the new CoD Beta that's coming out... They reported that 2 million people have signed up for it... That's great for the developer because they will be able to test their servers under such extreme traffic... But at the same time how many of those 2 million are going to treat it like a beta and leave feedback on bugs and glitches, and how many people just signed up because it's free access to the next CoD in house testing helps fix bugs and glitches but, like you said, can't test server load... Either way developers can't really win
I'm astounded by the entitlement and stupidity of fans. IT'S DAY ONE OF A FREE BETA. Jesus Christ, when was the last time a beta for a HIGHLY ANTICIPATED GAME that was available FOR FREE to the public rolled out without a hitch? The answer you're looking for is never. NEVER. It's not a free demo, it's not a free preview, it's a free BETA -- a tool used to help developers polish their games and anticipate problems LIKE OVERWHELMING TRAFFIC AND SERVER CRASHES. Jesus people are stupid. If PR didn't dictate that Naughty Dog be professional, I would love for them to simply post, "STFU. It'll work when it works. That's why it's called a beta."
This maybe shouldve stayed in alpha testing (in-house). Betas should be more polished than this. So many problems, bugs, glitches ive come across. One of the most unoptimised betas ive ever played. From what i did manage to play, i loved. But that doesnt include the massive slowdowns I had, the 6 times I had to soft reset my ps3 and the issues with some of the game modes (particularly siege in co-op). Thanks Naughty Dog but this shouldve been developed a little more before it reached beta phase. If it doesnt improve within a couple of days ill just wait for the full game. The UC2 beta ran far better than this.
These problems aren't caused by issues with how the game is optimised. It's simply due to the fact that so many people are going on it due to it being open to literally everyone. Wait till tomorrow and then re-consider your views.
it's a little disappointing with all the lagging and freezing however it's a beta so this is no surprise but i just played like 2 flawless matches i think they kind of fixed it =)
Disappointing is a good word to use here.
How about using expected instead?
Games working for me as of now.... Honestly, I just dinged rank 7 and im starting to get bored.... I dono... Does anyone else thing that the game feels a little more "heavy" than UC2?
so many wingy bastards out there that cant wait to moan at the devs after putting so much hard work into their product for us. unapreciative cunts,if i was a dev id be super pissed that i chosen this proffesion now. people these days are utterly stupid and the likes of twitter makes it possible for these dumb immature mugs to say what they want. end all facebook and twitter websites. whos up for that? ;)
I just wish it gave you a notification of when someone invites you. Other than that the betas great when everythings working for you.
People do realize that it is a beta and problems are apart of that, QQ more newbs.
I got major lag and a freeze, and I don't care at all. It's a friggin BETA, that's why they're having it in the first place. People go on the internet to whine because they hate themselves, and their dad or their job or whatever, and because they can. The causation rarely has to do with the subject at hand.
Haven't had a single problem on my part. Although I've seen some other players moving like time slowed down for them.
Gears 3 beta was more polished than 99% of retail games.
Agree absolutely, one of the betas that looked like a final build.
This has nothing to do with the subject at hand, why post it?
same reason retarded ps3 fanboys keep posting shit about uncharted2/3 in gears articles. just face it, the MP in uncharted is second rate. I wont be playing MP in U3 just like i never played it in U2. if you want a TPScompetitive MP you play gears, you play uncherted for the campaign, end of story.
yea because it was demo that they called beta as the game was complete by then. remember they pushed the release date 6 months so MS can have an exclusive at the end of the year/ holiday time.
The beta seems to run very good now. Having a blast in free-for-all. Chateau map > Airstrip map (in my opinion) and the Para 9 pistol needs a bit more power.
The only problems I had with the beta are the sprint and control sensitivity. Sprinting feels stupid. You don't seem to speed up, the camera just closes on you. Control sensitivity is not functioning. I've maxed out the setting and camera movement is as slow as fuck.
I agree with you about the camera angle and speed. They've made gameplay a lot more fast paced than UC2, but I don't see the point of doing that AND slowing down the speed of the camera. When you go out into an open area it takes like 5 seconds just to check the area to see if any enemies are there! It also seems like the camera is much closer to the character than in UC2 (even when not sprinting). Still at least these are small things that ND should be able to change pretty easily. There are no major problems with the gameplay, spawning, or map designs which is the main thing.
I agree with you, I doubt I will ever sprint if this is how it's going to work.
beta people...beta. The whole point is for you all to find issues and tell them to fix it.
is a beta is free
IT'S A BETAAAAAAA
It says I need 1.01. I hit download and it says please wait......Then my system beeps and restarts.
Killman, I have the same problem.
There are loads of problems with it but calling people ungratful or upset like most people on here is wrong......just because we have found flaws with the game I love Uncharted and ND but ND aren't perfect
I played the beta for a little while last night and I had absolutely no framerate or lag issues (once I finally got into a game of course). I don't know why people are crying over a beta. Betas are not full-game demos. People think "Hey, this is my chance to try the game out to see if I want to buy it when it comes out"... They're still making tweaks and changes to the game. I have full confidence in Naughty Dog though. When have they disappointed us?
Because of this we might not get an open Beta next time. When you play a Beta you are essentially the tester its not a demo. Share your findings with the developer so they can fix them. However saying this is the worst beta ever and this has tarnished the Uncharted name is just ridiculously dumb.
why are gamers upset because its not working right. that the whole reason for a beta is to take care of these kind of issues.
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