Lareden;190819 said:Speaking of which... Hey HMXSean, why didn't you guys use Bluetooth for the guitar instead of that darn dongle? Bluetooth is a standard... and the preferred controller connection method for both PS3 and Wii. Was it because of the imminent PS2 version?
lhv32;190796 said:2) I'm not saying that anybody at Harmonix should do this, but if it just so happened that somebody in the office managed to alter the update script a bit, sneak it out of the office, and make it available via torrent or something, who knows?
BobsRevenge;190825 said:It was because they couldn't get the connection to be stable enough so they had to use the dongle as an alternative.
No_Skill;190828 said:Yes, you have the Pelican. It does not work with hammer ons and pull offs on GH2. Also, when you hold down a fret it does not light up on the screen.
Lareden;190851 said:Ah OK, I didn't really notice that, not being a seasoned GH player. I always strum HO/PO's cause I never really noticed the difference on GH.
dfjdejulio;190837 said:Then, if players happen to plug in a Les Paul, and it's recognized as a generic non-guitar controller, and players happen to configure it so the red fret on the Les Paul matches what the game expects a red fret to be, well...Let me add that if there was a trade-in program, where I could send in my Les Paul for credit towards a Strat, I'd participate.
Super_Chicken;190871 said:That's a decent idea, allow 6-axis support.They should have a deal, trade in a LP guitar and receive half price of a strato + $30 DLC I'd do it.
HPLabonte;190906 said:in sympathy, I will write an e-mail and boycott activision games for you guys, this is really, really ****ty customer relations.
Luveno;190902 said:The one thing that has been really suspicious about this from day 1 is that you can't use the Sixaxis to play the game. That strongly indicates that it is Harmonix doing something odd with the input and not Neversoft.
Luveno;190902 said:But I still can't help but feel that hardball is being played on both sides.The one thing that has been really suspicious about this from day 1 is that you can't use the Sixaxis to play the game. That strongly indicates that it is Harmonix doing something odd with the input and not Neversoft. Despite Harmonix's claim of the "open standard", it means nothing if they are the one's who invented it and are the only ones who are using it. From what I can see, the Les Paul looks like a standard USB controller to the PS3, whereas the Strat is clearly doing something else.
EtherDragon;190917 said:My letter to activision:"Dear Activision Customer Support,Im sending you this letter in the hope that you can forward it to the appropriate parties. Recently I purchased Guitar Hero III (GH3) for the PS3 and was excited about the music line-up and new guitar controller. My intention was to purchase various accessories and a second GH3 controller, as time and money allowed. I had hoped that I could use the GH3 controller with the upcoming title, Rock Band (RB) by Harmonix. I have just been informed in a statement by Harmonix that Atari is blocking the release of a patch to their software to allow your controller to be compatible. (http://community.rockband.com/vbforum/showthread.php?t=15440)I would like an explanation, as a purchaser of your products, why you have chosen to block a patch for a game written by another company. Until I can obtain the RB patch, I will not be purchasing any Activision accessories since it does not make fiscal sense for me to purchase two versions of the same kind of item for two different games.I cant imagine how the decision to block the patch can possibly positively impact your companys customer perception or sales. And Im writing you for an explanation so I can make informed purchase decisions for my household. Not only do I purchase titles for myself, but I purchase titles for my son who lives out of state. But your decision to block the RB patch forces me to choose between two products on his behalf and I cant, in good faith, buy something for him that wont be useable for future games.Please reconsider your decision,Sincerely,***NAME REMOVED FOR PRIVACY REASONS***Atari Customer for 25 years"
Luveno;190902 said:The one thing that has been really suspicious about this from day 1 is that you can't use the Sixaxis to play the game. That strongly indicates that it is Harmonix doing something odd with the input and not Neversoft. Despite Harmonix's claim of the "open standard", it means nothing if they are the one's who invented it and are the only ones who are using it. From what I can see, the Les Paul looks like a standard USB controller to the PS3, whereas the Strat is clearly doing something else.
ManOwaR;190378 said:Ok, so Activision is the enemy now. It's good to at least know who's what. Thank you for this update.I'll reread for places that I can call and email and send complaint letters to, to activision.regards.
Aldous;190989 said:We definitely do not have any authorization or information in regards to other company's patches or updates. You would have to check with the company in question in regards to any issues with their updates or patches available on the Sony network. We cannot "BLOCK" anything on the SONY network as we do not have this authority or power to do so.
GamerSW;190997 said:What if it's just some dirty dealing assholes at Microsoft paying Activision under the table to fight against PS3 compatibility, just to keep the 360 in a better light? What if they've been doing that for all these games that aren't on the PS3 but are on the 360? And maybe that's the reason why the PS3 version is the crappiest version of the Half-Life 2 Orange Box, even though it took the longest to come out? Microsoft tried to monopolize the computer industry, and now they're doing it again with the video-game industry.Goddamn you Microsoft and Activision. You guys used to be cool, what happened to that?