Assassin's Creed For PS3: "White Screen Of Death"

Kotaku writes: "Irate PlayStation 3 owners are reporting a host of technical problems with their copies of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed, writing of frame rate problems, screen tearing, geometry clipping and game-stopping lock ups on the official game forums. Most reports from those affected by "white screens of death" are writing that they're using firmware 2.0, specifying so at the request of official Ubisoft forum managers. In addition to a thread dedicated to the PS3's freezing issues, a consolidated bug/glitch thread is currently receiving plenty of responses".

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jack who3989d ago

gold anyways there you have it 360FTW!!

Tabasco3989d ago (Edited 3989d ago )

I'm pretty sure they are playing with the idea of the "red ring OF Death", so one game or a whole console being screwed up, which is worst?

lwsbrck3989d ago

To be honest, i would reckon its less a play on words of 'Red Ring of Death' and more of the Blue Screen of Death you get on PC's...

I mean, honestly, which one is closer?

Blue screen => White Screen
Red Ring => White screen...

surely its not that hard of a decision ^o)

I keep considering buying a PS3 (i really think GT5 is shaping up to be a stunner) but things like Skate, CoD4 and now AC are making me have doubts...

If GT5 gets lower reviews than FM2 then eff it, not worth the the hassle.

jack who3989d ago

oh teh noessss i have been ignore

PS3Freak3989d ago

skate on the ps3 is fine(I've seen it slow down twice), and so is call of duty.. what are u talking about. Assassin's creed i agree with you on that one though.I rented it and it froze within 10 minuites.

feejo3989d ago

Ya it so hard to accept their RROD.

Enigma_20993988d ago

Froze on him... the stupid SOB left it frozen on the screen for over an hour, they said... don't ask me why...

... so yeah, the problem ain't just with the PS3 version... but I'm sure you knew that... right?

Laexerias3988d ago

mine works fine here. dunno whaddya mean guys o_o

Vip3r3988d ago

That you? The fanboy comments and poor spelling and grammar seems like it is and the fact you were banned from the UK PS forums make it all the more believable.

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power of Green 3989d ago

WTF is the PS3 anyways?. Seems too computer-ish to be a game console. You have to do all these things to it; to get to do what you wan't.

lebaneseprince13989d ago

wow u have no life i always see u post in every piece of news btw PS3 OVER 360

Apocwhen3989d ago

You mean insert game disc and play, yeah I know, really difficult /sarcasm

Beren3989d ago

Allmighty ignore button :D

EZCheez3989d ago

That's about as specific as it gets right there.

And not to be too technical, but it's not called Sony COMPUTER Entertainment for nothing.

supermandead6663989d ago (Edited 3989d ago )

Some 1 should buy Consoles For Dummies book for Mr. power of Sh!t.

jctoyou3988d ago

power of green,power of ignore,goodbye

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power of Green 3989d ago

Its like PS3's not finished being developed/desinged, like its in a coninuous fix. I wonder if gamers that don't update their PS3s will be able to play furture games due to Sony playing some sort of low key catch-up.

Bonsai12143989d ago

you really have nothing productive to say do you. if you don't, then shut it.

you cannot place the problem on sony because 1) people with both versions of firmware are experiencing this, and 2) the difference between 1.93 and 2.0 were actually really small.

this is another classic case of bad development.

and sony is actually smart enough to include firmware updates with their games. so people who don't routinely update their ps3s still get a boost at some point or another.

oh, and "You have to do all these things to it; to get to do what you want." its called PROGRAMING. developers should do a better job at it sometimes.

Infernus3989d ago (Edited 3989d ago )

At least Sony are providing continual support for the PS3. Microsoft gave the 360 users a blank 'Here's a warranty, now be done with this RRoD nonsense'.

Shows how disappointed you are with MS deep down, considering that you're now trying to drag Sony and the PS3 down at every possible opportunity, it's a form of reflective disappointment, closely linked with jealousy, pushing your underlying bad feelings towards MS upon the PS3 owners.

supermandead6663989d ago (Edited 3989d ago )

"Its like PS3's not finished being developed/desinged, like its in a coninuous fix"

I wonder if the 3FIXME BOX was ever finish developed/desinged?

RROD, send it to M$ for 3-4 week to repair, M$ send back the "repaired" 3FIXME BOX, RROD again repeat the process.


ActionBastard3989d ago

You're right. Enjoy your dashboard update on that "finished" 360.

EZCheez3989d ago

I'll never sleep easy as a PS3 owner until I own one with the "Falcon" chipset. Hopefully my PS3 has the new HDMI port too.

lodossrage3989d ago

I can never understand why an xbot (Power of Green) has a comment in a PS3 thread

SebL3988d ago

It's obvious why you're so xbox obsessed. Your dad uses your xbox controller as an arse-vibrator, and if you give it up for a PS3 (with no vibration) he'll go back to abusing you again.

NanoGeekTech3988d ago

U r a FOOL........................Po wer of the Retards...unite....

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Chris3993989d ago

Official Ubisoft forums thread for the 360 version of the game can be found here:

I guess you folk are just used to freezing, glitchy software and general - hardware - malfunctions associated with your gaming experience. Maybe it's not such a big deal to you.

On a less snide note, the last game that I played from Ubi was Enchanted Arms. That was the ONLY game that has ever - repeatedly - frozen my PS3 (I exchanged the disc, reset all my settings, played it on my friend's PS3 and everything, still with the same results). And the issue was not PS3-centric, but on the 360 as well.

Instead of attacking each other we should be blaming sloppy developers and their destructive code.

- C

jack who3989d ago

reviewers say you phailled

Snukadaman3989d ago

but on another topic..isnt this a double post of a story done already???

jackdoe3989d ago

Assassin's Creed could have benefitted from a delay. More QA, more polish.

Thugbot1873989d ago

I don't have the PS3 version so I can't comment on that. However I have the 360 version and while i haven't got the white screen I got the complete freeze to where I had to power off the console. One time by press y in the map area. One time i got thrown of a roof and it froze in mid air. There are also some combat glitches that i ran into also.

lodossrage3989d ago

The 360 one is causing its share of problems too. And personally, which problem would you rather. This "white screen of death" where at least your system still works. At least the ps3 STILL WORKS AFTERWARDS.

Or, when assassin's creed causes the red ring of death on your 360 whereas the system will more than likely STOP WORKING PERIOD??

You xbots are moving far beyond simple fanboyism at this point. Now it's more like downright stupidity.

Covenant3989d ago

Good point, well-said. Agree and bubbles.

KingJames19063988d ago

Most of the posts were from other fanboys (PS3 or PC) making stupid RROD comments. Others have stated that the issue happened once (on the 360) and non since after that. Unlike the PS3, that has continuous issues with AC. I rented AC for the 360, I played it for 3 hours without one freeze. I didn't rent it for my PS3 as I prefer multi platform games on the 360 more than the PS3. Uncharted is out now, play that game instead and take back that AC. I don't think I'm going to buy AC as I think it's kind of repetitive. I'm interested in the story line more than the game. There just seems to be a lot of anger in these post which I would be angry if I spent 65 bucks for a buggy game (PS3 or 360).

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Nicosia3989d ago

Didn't know the ps3 version was having problems. Kinda sucks for gamers, waited so long for the game...