Fallout 3 'The Pitt' DLC launches packed with glitches

By on March 24, 2009, 1:00 PM
The second piece of Fallout 3 downloadable content went live earlier today. However, those who got up early to download the $10 expansion were in for an unpleasant surprise, with a multitude of glitches and freezes forcing Bethesda and Microsoft to pull the content from Xbox Live. Several different threads can be found on the official Bethesda forums regarding the flaw, mostly centered on the Xbox 360 version of the DLC.

According to the complaints many areas in the new expansion are packed with faulty textures and, bizarrely, giant floating exclamation marks. Users are also reporting lockups and crashes occurring with an alarming frequency. Bethesda says it is working to fix the release so, hopefully, we will hear from them again soon. In the meantime, some users are suggesting the problem could be related to the size of the update apparently the Xbox 360 file tops out at around 492MB while the PC update comes in at roughly 682MB.

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yukka said:
Unless there is some deeper **** up thats led to this being released, how bad is it when you cant release an update to a program that runs on identical hardware without mistakes?Considering you are asking people to pay for the update and you wonder where the money is going - perhaps they should reinvestment in more quality assurance?Or maybe the courier delivered the wrong disk..
x darthmonkey x said:
[b]Originally posted by yukka:[/b][quote]Or maybe the courier delivered the wrong disk..[/quote]The sad thing is... it's possible.
gobbybobby said:
Are people not suppose to test it before they release it.
Grimrocker said:
Ah that's a shame, after considering how awesome the game is. Lets hope they iron out the issues quickly.
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