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Who dropped the ball?

Postby Trikeboy » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:25 am

I have a UK PSN account so if I want to use downloads I need the UK game. Since my nearest game store is several thousand miles away, I was relying on downloading Fall of Cybertron this weekend and it isn't on there. WTF!!!! The DLC for the game is on the UK store but not the game? High Moon or Sony, whoever, you made me sad. I had cleared my weekend to play this and now I can't.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Shadowman » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:09 am

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Most major releases aren't made available for download on PSN. It's no one's fault. You just got your hopes up for something you should have known wouldn't be there.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Trikeboy » Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:37 am

The game is supposed to be on the PSN. It says so on the game web page and is available on the US PSN. I would download it there but I don't have a US address.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Shadowman » Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:41 am

Motto: "May God have mercy on my enemies, because I sure as hell won't."
Trikeboy wrote:The game is supposed to be on the PSN. It says so on the game web page and is available on the US PSN. I would download it there but I don't have a US address.


Huh, so it is. That's not a common occurrence. What is a common occurrence, though, is Europe getting the shaft in regards to the game industry. Again, something you probably should have expected.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Trikeboy » Sat Aug 25, 2012 1:42 pm

Its up now and I'm downloading it but my Saturday is over. One less day to play it before the next working week :(
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby craggy » Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:52 am

I'll suggest it was Sony who messed up, since it was on the XBoxLive downloads on Friday, and I'd assume the distributors would have made it available to both parties at the same time...probably contractually obliged to have done so, in fact.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Absolute Zero » Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:27 pm

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It's release date for EU was later than the release date for the US. It should be out in Europe this Tuesday.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Trikeboy » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:26 am

Absolute Zero wrote:It's release date for EU was later than the release date for the US. It should be out in Europe this Tuesday.


Wrong, the game was released in the US on Wednesday and in the UK on Friday. My post was on the Saturday after. The game was released on the Friday and available on the PSN late Saturday, early Sunday. UK games generally get released on a Friday.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby a Cobra Viper » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:50 pm

Trikeboy wrote:Wrong, the game was released in the US on Wednesday and in the UK on Friday. My post was on the Saturday after. The game was released on the Friday and available on the PSN late Saturday, early Sunday. UK games generally get released on a Friday.


Wrong, the game was released on Tuesday. Sorry, I couldn't resist. You could have just made up a fake US address. That's what a lot of people do to get regional deals. I've never done it, but I don't think they have any problems playing stuff like that.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Trikeboy » Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:25 pm

a Cobra Viper wrote:
Trikeboy wrote:Wrong, the game was released in the US on Wednesday and in the UK on Friday. My post was on the Saturday after. The game was released on the Friday and available on the PSN late Saturday, early Sunday. UK games generally get released on a Friday.


Wrong, the game was released on Tuesday. Sorry, I couldn't resist. You could have just made up a fake US address. That's what a lot of people do to get regional deals. I've never done it, but I don't think they have any problems playing stuff like that.


Oops, sorry, for me it was released on Wednesday since I'm in Korea.
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Re: Who dropped the ball?

Postby Absolute Zero » Sat Sep 01, 2012 1:34 pm

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Trikeboy wrote:
a Cobra Viper wrote:
Trikeboy wrote:Wrong, the game was released in the US on Wednesday and in the UK on Friday. My post was on the Saturday after. The game was released on the Friday and available on the PSN late Saturday, early Sunday. UK games generally get released on a Friday.


Wrong, the game was released on Tuesday. Sorry, I couldn't resist. You could have just made up a fake US address. That's what a lot of people do to get regional deals. I've never done it, but I don't think they have any problems playing stuff like that.


Oops, sorry, for me it was released on Wednesday since I'm in Korea.


Ah, well, I thought the date for the game's release in EU said the 28th, not the 24th, but I didn't really care. I'm an 'merican, and all we care about is 'merican stuff.
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