119w ago - Today SCEE Senior Product Manager Chris Weatherhead has outlined Killzone 3 PS3 Open Beta update issues and solutions from Guerrilla Games.
To quote: It's less than a week since the Killzone 3 Multiplayer Beta hit PlayStation Store, but already you've racked up some impressive numbers.
There's been a staggering 62 million - million! - kills, of which around ten per cent have been Brutal Melee kills. Some 400,000 games have been blitzed through, with well over half a million players appearing on the Killzone 3 leaderboards.
And two of those players have stormed through the one million XP barrier already. The Helghast don't know what's hit them.
Your dedication to the cause hasn't gone unnoticed over at developer Guerrilla Games.
Far from it: the team has been working around the clock to analyse and act upon your feedback. Below you'll find a round-up of issues discovered thanks to your hard work, and the solutions that Guerrilla is working on to refine your experience:
High level issues discovered:
• Connection problems
• High load caused the database to fall over
• Score posting
• Flickering screens
• Ribbon stats not updating
120w ago - Product Marketing Manager TJ Consunji has announced that as of today the Killzone 3 PS3 Multiplayer Open Beta is live!
To quote: Starting at 10AM Pacific Time today, the Killzone 3 Multiplayer Open Beta is live!
Japan and Europe are already hard at frag and now it's time for North America and Mexico to join the party! You'll find the Killzone 3 Beta on the main page of the PlayStation Store; it's also listed under the 3D and PlayStation Move categories for added convenience.
The Open Beta includes one map, Frozen Dam. All game modes can be played on this map:
• Warzone: The traditional Killzone game mode with game types changing on-the-fly
• Guerrilla Warfare: Our take on Team Deathmatch
• Operations: Our new story driven multiplayer game mode
• Botzone: An offline version of Warzone which can be played against AI opponents
The Killzone 3 Open Beta is playable in 3D and supports the PlayStation Move motion controller. The Beta trial runs until February 15th, so get on board while you can!
If you have any feedback, Killzone.com has a section of the forum specifically set up for this purpose....
With this tool you can search for game updates (retail, debug, q&a, release candidate...) and download them where ever you want, search for game titles (uses sonyindex), add games with infos & covers into a database, Options Dialog.
This tool is still in beta phase, because at the moment it is NOT multilanguage (only english) and maybe have some bugs. But i've tested each function and the program is still functionally I promise you
Please feel free to comment and PLEASE report me any bugs and/or ideas/wishes, what do you want in the program...
The program is self explaining, each button, each textbox etc. has a tooltip in my opinion, it is n00b save But read below for a short introduction...
Working with it is totally easy:
1. Click on "Options" and search for the dir(s) containing your games (click on the Button in the middle. After that, click on "OK", the window will be closed and brings you back to the Update form.
122w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager TJ Consunji has shared a new Killzone 3 Multiplayer MP03 Bilgarsk Boulevard video today alongside details of the KZ3 PS3 Open Beta!
According to the US PS Blog the Killzone 3 PlayStation 3 Open Beta for North America arrives on February 2, with the EU PS Blog confirming the Killzone 2 Open Beta hits Europe on February 3, 2011.
To quote: In case this morning's Killzone 3 Multiplayer Open Beta announce wasn't enough to tide you over, here's some more Killzone MP goodness.
Here is video of Killzone 3's third multiplayer map, Bilgarsk Boulevard. When you play, remember to stick to the alleyways and building interiors because the long sightlines make crossing the boulevard a deadly proposition...
For more details on Killzone 3's 8 multiplayer levels, including MP03 Bilgarsk Boulevard and the MP05 Frozen Dam map featured in the Multiplayer Open Beta, check out the full briefing on Killzone.com....
123w ago - Spanish PlayStation 3 developer nathan_r32_69 has posted a Beta release of PS3 CFW Evilnat today along with details on their BackUp Loader WIP.
To quote, roughly translated via Google:
CFW Evilnat BETA
Good fellow, you know that I decided to make a CFW and investigate, since the programming along with the PS3 is a pretty fun hobby.
"This software is shared with no warranty. Neither I, nor members of PS3SOS liable for any damages to your console. Use with caution."
I have access to the archives of the kernel of the PUP, as I can I start to create the Backup Loader.
Took several days creating this CFW as many already know, only with the disadvantage that do not have Kakarot tool as it gives me errors everywhere, so I'm doing everything manually, and it takes more logically.
I know many will think that I'm doing a CFW own seeing what's online and who are very advanced, I know I could be stupid, but the reason is very easy, if not the major draw, if I get SI Exposing LO.
Comment I did not know for sure if it would get, but I always try. For now its beginnings are already made, the CFW 3.41-Evilnat
The firmware that you create and modify debug options enabled take, I have all minimum. At...