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'Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood' game-breaking glitch has still not been fixed

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 Dec 2010 19:30 User comments (27)

'Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood' game-breaking glitch has still not been fixed 'Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood’ gamers have vented their frustrations this week over a glitch that literally breaks the game, leaving users stuck in the year 2012 and halting all forward progress in the game.
For current players of the title who might be worried they will encounter the same glitch, angry gamers are reporting that the glitch happens when you leave "the Animus as Desmond Miles and explore Monteriggioni in the game’s year 2012. It appears that after a player does this he or she is then unable to have his or her character return to the Animus, which essentially traps them in the game’s year 2012 and stops all further player progress," says GR.

For some gamers, they managed to avoid the glitch by not saving the game, at all, while in the year 2012. A few others turned on the subtitles and averted breaking their game. For some gamers, neither "fix" worked.

Ubisoft, the company behind the blockbuster game has yet to comment, living up to their growing reputation in the gaming community of being "anti-consumer."

As of writing, Ubisoft has not provided a timetable, but it is clear that a patch will be needed.

You can read the Ubi forums here (a lot of the posts have been removed due to profanity from frustrated owners): Brotherhood Forum thread

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27 user comments

112.12.2010 19:57

bullshit....fix the damn games lazy edited by ddp

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 12 Dec 2010 @ 23:25

212.12.2010 21:44

Screw this game...there is a reason everyone calls it Ass Creed.

And f**k you ubisoft...releasing a game without even having testers play it through!



313.12.2010 0:23

ubi are prob waiting for the Warez scene to patch it for them

413.12.2010 0:38

hey how often does this developer make a serious edited by ddp up, now to mention it how often does a next gen game edited by ddp up this bad. Yes they made a big mistake but let them fix it and don't give them edited by ddp, If you revise yourself that these things happen just as much as computers are faulty at times too. Show more respect to the Developers who provide our entertainment!!!

And don't act like noobs, the patch will be released soon.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 17 Dec 2010 @ 0:10

513.12.2010 3:17

Man, these guys should chill out. Go out and get a girlfriend, this is not the end the world. I've experienced this glitch too it will get fixed not a big deal.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 13 Dec 2010 @ 3:24

613.12.2010 5:41

Originally posted by Zealousi:
hey how often does this developer make a serious edited by ddp up, now to mention it how often does a next gen game edited by ddp up this bad. Yes they made a big mistake but let them fix it and don't give them edited by ddp, If you revise yourself that these things happen just as much as computers are faulty at times too. Show more respect to the Developers who provide our entertainment!!!

And don't act like noobs, the patch will be released soon.
They didn't test their game...at all. If they had put three testers on the game, at least two would have had this problem, they would have seen how bad the problem is, and they would have fixed it. They didn't. Now, it is almost a month after release, and a massive, game-killing bug that was discovered on launch day has yet to be fixed, and Ubisoft has not even admitted there is a problem...nor have they said that there will be a patch any time soon. Of course, I am giving them the benefit of the doubt; it is more likely that they knew about the problem, and released anyway...because they only care about short-term profits; not about making a good game or keeping customers happy.

People paid a premium to get the game on launch day...the price will drop with time (it has already dropped at a few stores). People paid $60 or more to get this game...it has already dropped to $50, and it will be $40 soon. If you bought the game for $60, and you are not able to play it until the time that you can get it for $40 (again, I give them the benefit of the doubt by assuming that they might actually release a patch that soon), then Ubisoft stole $20 from you.
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713.12.2010 9:53

Wow, that is really bad a month after release. No wonder they are hiding in the corner but now that you have said it, it has been out for a while because i got the new Need for speed that was released that day too. Think i made the better choice haha

Ubisoft better give out some free goodies to make up it tho haha

813.12.2010 10:01

I played this game and finished it and didn't run into any glitches, oh well.

913.12.2010 10:37

Perhaps people should just stop buying games made or published by Ubisoft and see how the company likes that response.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 13 Dec 2010 @ 10:38

1013.12.2010 14:44

Originally posted by biglo30:
I played this game and finished it and didn't run into any glitches, oh well.
prolly a glitch!

:/

1113.12.2010 14:50

Originally posted by jos22:
ubi are prob waiting for the Warez scene to patch it for them
OMG ROFL!!!



Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

1213.12.2010 14:57

is this all assassins creed brotherhoods? For ps3, xbox360, and pcs?

1313.12.2010 15:07

Originally posted by Brian0423:
is this all assassins creed brotherhoods? For ps3, xbox360, and pcs?
NO just the PC.

:/

1413.12.2010 21:46

This seems to be the trend with ALL games makers, put out an untested game and let the dupes that spent $60 on it figure out the glitches, then release patches. They do this for obvious reasons, it's WAY cheaper and because we all keep buying them anyways. The ONLY way to stop this is to not buy the game or to have far more class-action lawsuits against them. If the game makers start to lose money because of the way they do things, then, and only then will they change.

1513.12.2010 21:52

ok the first game was ok but the online checks suck all the life out of the game if your not on line dont launch it or it will crash now the second game same as the first yes I waited and bought it for the pc even thinking if they fixed it they would update the game easier on a pc then having to port it to a consoul sad they havent and to make it worse they really ment to tell the people who get stuck in 2012 the world has ended and so has your game... good day..

1614.12.2010 11:49

Originally posted by mystic:
ok the first game was ok but the online checks suck all the life out of the game if your not on line dont launch it or it will crash now the second game same as the first yes I waited and bought it for the pc even thinking if they fixed it they would update the game easier on a pc then having to port it to a consoul sad they havent and to make it worse they really ment to tell the people who get stuck in 2012 the world has ended and so has your game... good day..
Yeah i heard ubisoft are going to call the 2012 patch The Nibiru Update.

Ha Haah HHaah Come on that had to tickle someone.
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1715.12.2010 22:09

No, it is not just the PC version, I have encountered this on 360 and the Ubisoft forums indicate that it occurs on the PS3 too. This is by far the mot fustrating thing that has happened to me in 20 years of gaming

1816.12.2010 2:36

Its pretty bad when you can't even finish the game. This is the first I've heard of this besides the occasional glitches in fallout

1916.12.2010 10:46

Originally posted by jos22:
ubi are prob waiting for the Warez scene to patch it for them
Love it! ;)

2016.12.2010 10:56

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Screw this game...there is a reason everyone calls it Ass Creed.

And f**k you ubisoft...releasing a game without even having testers play it through!
Awww ... you get the grand prize for figuring out the real name of the game! It's also the call sign of their corporate management ...

2116.12.2010 11:02

i stopped buyinubisoft games when they put copy protection on their game saves. ps3 died and i got a recon, tried to load my gamesaves back and they refused to copy! how the fuck do gamesaves need copy protection linked to the bios?!?!?! same with rock band!


:: If you were a woman i'd sock you - Peter Griffin ::

2216.12.2010 11:38
alexeemo
Inactive

Originally posted by plazma247:
Originally posted by mystic:
ok the first game was ok but the online checks suck all the life out of the game if your not on line dont launch it or it will crash now the second game same as the first yes I waited and bought it for the pc even thinking if they fixed it they would update the game easier on a pc then having to port it to a consoul sad they havent and to make it worse they really ment to tell the people who get stuck in 2012 the world has ended and so has your game... good day..
Yeah i heard ubisoft are going to call the 2012 patch The Nibiru Update.

Ha Haah HHaah Come on that had to tickle someone.
It made me laugh

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2317.12.2010 0:13

Zealousi, watch the language, posts edited.

2418.12.2010 9:26

After reading these posts, I have decided NOT to buy this game until Ubisoft reluctantly fixes their problems. Nice one, just saved $70. Tell them to email me when they get the job done.

2529.12.2010 11:18

Happened to me on my 360 yesterday.

Finished the last "memory" watched the cut scene then back into 2012, the characters talked and then nothing. I can run around in the little animus room but I cannot interact with anything.

I was looking for a fix but I guess I am just screwed, has anyone tried to play through the game again? does it keep happening?

edited:
I guess mine is a little different, I cannot even run around the city. I am stuck in the room with the animus.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 29 Dec 2010 @ 11:25

2616.2.2011 9:35
geeguy
Unverified new user

I've played the mission where you leave the animus in 2012, and after I beat the mission, it let me go back to Ezio's memories. So my advice to players who have not left the animus in the year 2012, is just to play the missions, DO NOT LEAVE THE ANIMUS IN THE YEAR 2012, and if you do leave the animus, make sure it isn't 2012. Because after you beat the game you can't leave the animus anyways.

278.12.2011 17:27
Ash3
Unverified new user

i finished assassins creed brotherhood then but now i've got this trophie bug that disables me from getting additional trophies so now i cant get the platinum trophie.. realli disturbing.. plz help me how to fix this..

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