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CoD: Black Ops developers promise fixes for bugs

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 17 Dec 2010 2:14 User comments (15)

CoD: Black Ops developers promise fixes for bugs Despite the release of at least one fix to address reported problems, users of Call of Duty: Black Ops are still reporting serious problems with online play.
Gamers have complained about connection error messages in the middle of online gaming sessions that appear to be limited to the PC and PlayStation 3 (PS3) versions of the game. Other users report crashes, glitches and lags in the gameplay that can be very frustrating.

Treyarch says it is working hard on a fix and already released an update aimed at the reported issues two days ago. "People buy this game mainly for multiplayer features. The main feature being unplayable makes this nothing but an overpriced paperweight," said gamer "Ian" on the BBC's Newsbeat Facebook page.

Treyarch has acknowledged in a post on its forums that many gamers are experiencing connectivity and other issues with the popular title.

"We've already updated the game with one 'hot fix' since Tuesday's release that has improved many of those connectivity problems, and we've got more coming, so stay tuned. We're committed to doing everything we can to support the best online experience, and we're working quickly to resolve this issue."


Within 24 hours of going on sale, the title sold more than 7 million copies, 5.6 million in the U.S. and 1.4 million in the U.K.

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15 user comments

117.12.2010 7:31

I really thought it was my wi-fi, when there was interrupt connect problems. Then I realized after hard wiring it it was the server. Sucks being stopped through a match. They keep jumping servers, almost like a demo that gives you a little look in to the game.

For the money they are making servers and glitches should be resolved stat.

217.12.2010 11:15

They developed it well on the 360 and done a half-ass port for the PS3 and PC.

And that's that. The PS3 will always have the inferior version. At least on PC mods and stuff can be tweaked or whatever. On the PS3 we rely on Treyarch to fix our crap and with new patches, they claim to solve problems when they don't but instead they add more problems.

317.12.2010 12:13

Originally posted by kikzm33z:
They developed it well on the 360 and done a half-ass port for the PS3 and PC.

And that's that. The PS3 will always have the inferior version. At least on PC mods and stuff can be tweaked or whatever. On the PS3 we rely on Treyarch to fix our crap and with new patches, they claim to solve problems when they don't but instead they add more problems.
that the golden rule of most patches in order to fix something something else must be broken. most of the time its something so minor you wouldn't even realize it.

what they don't bother to log when it comes to fixes is what code was broken in order to get the fix.

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417.12.2010 16:21

There are still problems with it on the 360. I can not find one match where my connection is not bad and does not lag. I have downloaded the update and it has still not fixed my issue. I have also had issues with the game going in what I call slow mode.

517.12.2010 17:20

Zombies is difficult to start a game sometimes but the main thing that needs to be fixed is them dam glitches in "Five", every time a glitch comes out the noobs rack up the leader-boards and screw it for the pro gamers.

Leader-boards needs to be more regulated when using glitches and for once some removed like the hacked accounts that show 999999999999999999 points a the top of the list.

One failure of 360 is leader-board regulation

617.12.2010 20:51
plakadista
Unverified new user

I just playedd 10 games straight without getting disconnected. sure there was a little bit of lag but not too much. i thought that treyarch really did a good job on releasing that "hot fix" patch. I enjoyed playing earlier and will continue playing till who knows when..this game is playable now on ps3.

718.12.2010 2:42

Originally posted by plakadista:
I enjoyed playing earlier and will continue playing till who knows when..this game is playable now on ps3.
But PS3 suxs, 360 still pawnz it

818.12.2010 9:36

I learned my lesson from playing WAW, treyarch has garbage servers. I bought all the map packs and just after the 3rd one was released support dropped off completely. Zombies would lag out half the time (or the host would leave in the 12th-15th round ending the game for everyone else... what kind of crap is that?).

After playing MW2 made by the real COD team (infinity ward) I refuse to waste money or gamble on the chance that treyarch will get their act together this time.

On a side note I can't wait till the new recon is released it's been what 4 or 5 years now... spring 2011, hopefully it won’t be pushed back for the umpteenth time.

918.12.2010 13:52

is the hot fix update automatic when logging in to play or do you have to download it?

1018.12.2010 17:28

I can't count how many times a lost has been added to my combat record. I am the kind of person that hates having a bad combat record on any game, and because I've been trying to play since the update my record has gone kapoosh. Thanks a lot for ruining my game experience and making me take time to make my record right again.

1118.12.2010 20:56

Originally posted by redux79:
I learned my lesson from playing WAW, treyarch has garbage servers. I bought all the map packs and just after the 3rd one was released support dropped off completely. Zombies would lag out half the time (or the host would leave in the 12th-15th round ending the game for everyone else... what kind of crap is that?).

After playing MW2 made by the real COD team (infinity ward) I refuse to waste money or gamble on the chance that treyarch will get their act together this time.

On a side note I can't wait till the new recon is released it's been what 4 or 5 years now... spring 2011, hopefully it won’t be pushed back for the umpteenth time.

yes and MW2 was so much better...please. the last real call of duty was MW. Activision is going to destroy the franchise, like they normally do.

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1218.12.2010 21:43
right--on--
Unverified new user

just play its fun

1319.12.2010 14:31
FunnyGuy5051
Unverified new user

Originally posted by Zealousi:
Originally posted by plakadista:
I enjoyed playing earlier and will continue playing till who knows when..this game is playable now on ps3.
But PS3 suxs, 360 still pawnz it

your just a xbox fanboy

1419.12.2010 19:21

This is what happens when you send the Beta version to be pressed and sold.

1519.12.2010 20:28

really hope they fix this soon it's painful to deal with

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