Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Some of your prayers will be answered

If you haven't heard Epic is working on a patch for Gears of War 2. Yes, I know if they had done the game right before it was released there wouldn't be a need for a patch but people make mistakes. Here's the interesting part:

We’re fixing a whole bunch of online exploits. For example we’ve fixed the ability to wield an invisible shield, melee through some walls, gain infinite Lancer ammo and equip a shield and a two-handed weapon simultaneously plus many more.

We’re also making several small changes to improve the overall online game play experience. A few of the ones that might interest you are; increased penalties for quitting matches early, adding additional spawn protection against planted grenades and chainsaw attacks, and adding the ability to see the Submission flag carrier destination by using Tac/Com.

He didn't say anything about the shield glitch that gets you into the back of the spawn on Pavilion. Maybe that's something in the patch or maybe not. Let's hope this patch works . . . and that it doesn't break something else. So for those of you who are frustrated with online play in Gears of War 2 it might be time to consider getting back in the game once the patch is released. Your prayers might well be answered by then.


Zak said...

I just read this, I think they fixed it because last night people were trying to do the shield glitch and they couldn't do it. But who knows, I'll see as the week goes.

Anonymous said...

This is Great to the loyal players who have not given up on this game. Zak sent this to me on email. It was great news to hear! Now lets see if it happens. You are right Zak about the shield. I played wingman with Sand Dog and I saw alot of picking up of the shied and then letting it go.


Kralon said...

They didn't mention anything about any of the map glitches or the invisible grenade glitch. I wish they would do a you tube search for Gears 2 glitches so that they could work on them all.

pengwenn said...

When I read the post there wasn't many comments on the board. Since then more people have commented and more info has come out. Once we know things are final and official it will be interesting to see what's in the fix and what isn't.