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The patch that was due to release 'around 15th" has been delayed with date 'unknown'

DoogiehowserDoogiehowser ParisPosts: 1,873Member

Took me by surprise this morning when i checked forums. I was really excited about playing Defiance with a working chat. But now there is a rumor going around that patch is delayed because  they are also adding content in this patch. Could it be just a coincidence that they delayed patch due to show airing yesterday in US?

"The problem is that the hardcore folks always want the same thing: 'We want exactly what you gave us before, but it has to be completely different.'
-Jesse Schell

"Online gamers are the most ludicrously entitled beings since Caligula made his horse a senator, and at least the horse never said anything stupid."
-Luke McKinney

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  • MoodsorMoodsor HerningPosts: 650Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser

    Took me by surprise this morning when i checked forums. I was really excited about playing Defiance with a working chat. But now there is a rumor going around that patch is delayed because  they are also adding content in this patch. Could it be just a coincidence that they delayed patch due to show airing yesterday in US?

    Yeah I gotta say i was disappointed aswell when i saw this.

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  • falconhandfalconhand ZuidbroekPosts: 47Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser

    Took me by surprise this morning when i checked forums. I was really excited about playing Defiance with a working chat. But now there is a rumor going around that patch is delayed because  they are also adding content in this patch. Could it be just a coincidence that they delayed patch due to show airing yesterday in US?

    It was no secret that there was something added to the story line after the airing of episode 1, so maybe they discovered something did not working correctly and delaying the whole patch.

    Still sad there will be nothing fixed to the social part of the game like chat.

  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 8,564Member Uncommon

    The patch should be here today, that's "around" 15th in my book. 

    Trion has done this before, where they say delayed and boom, patch the same day! 

  • muthaxmuthax mondaPosts: 593Member Uncommon

    They said teh patch will be out AROUND the 15th (anyway after the show aired).

    Sledgehammer70 also spoke of 15th-16th. So AFAIK it's still possible it comes out today. If you subscribe in twitter to @sledgehammer70 (he is Trion's Community Manager) you can get real time updates on this issue

  • DoogiehowserDoogiehowser ParisPosts: 1,873Member
    Originally posted by DMKano
    The patch should be here today, that's "around" 15th in my book. 

    I think something major went 'kaput' otherwise they won't go straight to 'un known ' from 'around 15th"

    "The problem is that the hardcore folks always want the same thing: 'We want exactly what you gave us before, but it has to be completely different.'
    -Jesse Schell

    "Online gamers are the most ludicrously entitled beings since Caligula made his horse a senator, and at least the horse never said anything stupid."
    -Luke McKinney

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  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 8,564Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser
    Originally posted by DMKano
    The patch should be here today, that's "around" 15th in my book. 

    I think something major went 'kaput' otherwise they won't go straight to 'un known ' from 'around 15th"

    We will see, I think they will patch today.

  • muthaxmuthax mondaPosts: 593Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser
    Originally posted by DMKano
    The patch should be here today, that's "around" 15th in my book. 

    I think something major went 'kaput' otherwise they won't go straight to 'un known ' from 'around 15th"

    It's also possible and it wouldn't surprise me, as it does tend to happen quite often. Put it this way, better before than after

  • gamerman98gamerman98 SKPosts: 804Member Uncommon

    id rather have a patch bug free and done properly than one that makes a game more unplayable. I don't mind waiting I am having fun in the game as it is.

  • DerrosDerros Posts: 1,077Member Uncommon
    I would bet on an issue with the microsoft/sony validation of the patch.
  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKPosts: 8,564Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Derros
    I would bet on an issue with the microsoft/sony validation of the patch.

    I think Trion has some kind of a "fast track" cert process from Microsoft and Sony. Also here's a fun little fact, look at the back of Xbox 360 Defiance box, see the Players go to 10,000+ heh, Microsoft had to come up with that new label for Defiance, as they never had a game with so many possible players in one server cluster :)

    So there were many technical "firsts" with Defiance for Xbox, I think fast track certification is one of those.

  • DoogiehowserDoogiehowser ParisPosts: 1,873Member

    Got a message in game that there is a patch in 30 minutes.

    *keeping fingers crossed*

    "The problem is that the hardcore folks always want the same thing: 'We want exactly what you gave us before, but it has to be completely different.'
    -Jesse Schell

    "Online gamers are the most ludicrously entitled beings since Caligula made his horse a senator, and at least the horse never said anything stupid."
    -Luke McKinney

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  • muthaxmuthax mondaPosts: 593Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser

    Got a message in game that there is a patch in 30 minutes.

    *keeping fingers crossed*

    Yeah, official forum is ablaze. Not sure it is THE patch but very likely

    BTW that would be 7:00 AM PST of the16th

     

    Patch 1.010 is going out at 7:00 AM PT today for all platforms and regions. Expected downtime is 1 hour. More info at http://forums.defiance.com

  • IsturiIsturi Phoenix, AZPosts: 1,509Member

    The game is patching now. I am very please to see how well Trion is bending over backwards to make this game very fun to play. This has got to be one of the best Patches I have ever seen for a game.

    TYVM Trion.image

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  • waynejr2waynejr2 West Toluca Lake, CAPosts: 4,481Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser
    Originally posted by DMKano
    The patch should be here today, that's "around" 15th in my book. 

    I think something major went 'kaput' otherwise they won't go straight to 'un known ' from 'around 15th"

    Yet if it had been released with problems, you guys would still complain.   If they don't tell you about patch dates,  you compalin they don't talk to you.  If they are not perfect, you get to complain.  Even if they are perfect, if you don't like something you complain. 

  • StonesDKStonesDK SomewherePosts: 1,805Member
    Originally posted by waynejr2
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser
    Originally posted by DMKano
    The patch should be here today, that's "around" 15th in my book. 

    I think something major went 'kaput' otherwise they won't go straight to 'un known ' from 'around 15th"

    Yet if it had been released with problems, you guys would still complain.   If they don't tell you about patch dates,  you compalin they don't talk to you.  If they are not perfect, you get to complain.  Even if they are perfect, if you don't like something you complain. 

    It released with problems! I'm complaining!

     

    Dying in Arkfalls and PvP reset kills

  • DoogiehowserDoogiehowser ParisPosts: 1,873Member
    Originally posted by waynejr2
    Originally posted by Doogiehowser
    Originally posted by DMKano
    The patch should be here today, that's "around" 15th in my book. 

    I think something major went 'kaput' otherwise they won't go straight to 'un known ' from 'around 15th"

    Yet if it had been released with problems, you guys would still complain.   If they don't tell you about patch dates,  you compalin they don't talk to you.  If they are not perfect, you get to complain.  Even if they are perfect, if you don't like something you complain. 

    You see everything as a complaint don't you? although i wasn't earlier but if you want i have a long list of complaints after the patch... interested? atleast then your post will be more relevant.

    "The problem is that the hardcore folks always want the same thing: 'We want exactly what you gave us before, but it has to be completely different.'
    -Jesse Schell

    "Online gamers are the most ludicrously entitled beings since Caligula made his horse a senator, and at least the horse never said anything stupid."
    -Luke McKinney

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