RB2 PS3 Patch Notes: v1.01

edited November 2008 in Announcements
Rock Band 2 Patch 1 (PS3)

Hey everybody,

PS3 users may have noticed an update to Rock Band 2 this morning. Below I have listed all the changes in the release notes. In addition I have also posted our release about how stoked we are to have interoperability of controllers. Please enjoy - and thanks to all of you who helped us identify issues post-launch, that was an enormous help and one of the great advantages of these forums. The Xbox 360 patch forthcoming, I will send out a new announcement when that patch hits.

Thanks,
Sean


Harmonix and MTV Games have always believed in an open platform for music game peripherals and were the first to advocate interoperability. The reason for that is simple: our fans. Consumers should not be forced to buy separate controllers for each game. Rock Band peripherals should be compatible with other music games--even those of our competitors. We've continued to lead the charge for a game controller open platform, even offering to work with any developer or publisher towards making that happen.

We have been actively working with Sony to develop a software solution to correct the interoperability PS3 issue with the Guitar Hero World Tour drum and guitar peripherals and are pleased to announce that this solution is going live via patch today. We are extremely excited that consumers can finally use the peripherals of their choice with their games on the PS3, and that they no longer need to buy multiple guitars or drums. Harmonix and MTV Games will continue making every effort to support interoperability, and to maintain it for all of our games and hardware in the future.




ROCKBAND2PATCH01


App Version 1.01 (NA)

App Version 1.01 (EFIGS)


Release Notes:

Hardware

· Provided support for third party drum and guitar controllers including GHWT & RR.

· Adjusted crosstalk values for drum hardware.

· Bug fix for remote drum fills being silent – users will now hear the drum track when drum fills.

Gameplay

· Fixed overlapping drum fill bug on drum track.

· Fixed rare network crash involving client signing out during setlist creation.

· Fixed rare crash on calibration screen when users mash guitar controller buttons.

· Fixed bug where Leaderboard scores in BWT were not uploading after users played the first song.

· Fixed bug where Leaderboard career scores were posted including DLC songs and not just disc songs as originally intended.
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