Fat Princess dev working to fix online issue
- Posted August 3rd, 2009 at 12:12 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 25 Comments
Fat Princess developer Titan Studios has confirmed it has identified a “specific problem” as to why a number of the game’s users can’t connect to an online match, and has assured punters it is working hard on a patch to rectify the issue.
A post on the company’s blog reads: “Players are sometimes experiencing significant lag in some games. Thanks to your feedback, we’ve identified a specific problem and already have a fix in testing. The matchmaking system will randomly pick potential servers bases on a number of criteria. As implemented, the results that are returned are fit in some regards, but sometimes have a high ping for your location.”
The firm added it is now working in conjunction with Sony in order to have the patch enter testing stages asap: “We have implemented a number of fixes for previously identified problems, focusing most of our efforts on connection failures. We have already tested this patch on our own client machines, and performance appears to be dramatically improved. We are working with Sony now to get the patch into the Sony testing process as soon as possible.”
Stay tuned for more developments here at PSU as they break.
- 7:16am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Should never have been released with such a major online problem.
Been playing for 4 days and haven't yet managed to get into one game.
- 7:19am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Great game, love it.
Not had a problem getting into online games either.
- 7:37am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
I've jumped into plenty of games, I've noticed some players lagging but rarely.
- 8:16am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
for the ppl that can jump into a game, just create one, easy as h3ll. and its common to see these problems when an online game is released.
great game, having a blast with it
- 9:50am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
i don't think the problem occured with beta testers, otherwise they probably would have fixed it
- 10:49am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
For me it is hit or miss. Sometimes I can fire it up and get online right away, sometimes it take me up to 15 minutes to connect, or I give up- and play wolfenstein.
- 11:18am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
I think that games who's major selling is only game play (MAG, FAT Princess, BattleField 1943, etc) should have an Open BETA. Sony should demand this. This will cut down on the issues on Release Day.
- 11:23am EDT - August 3rd, 2009
@1 the problem didnt exist in testing, only when it hit the PSN store and had more purchases then they had planned
- 12:08pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
glad to see they are working on it, thaught i was the only one cuz i have a wireless connection thank u titan
- 12:13pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
I can't even connect to a game. I have tried 80+ times. It just says it cant connect to that particular player. If its not cleared up by the weeks end I will be really upset and asking for a refund.
- 12:23pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Great to hear. I haven't been able to get online either.
- 1:07pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Blame all those people who can´t stand another delay and all the PS haters.
Zero problem here.
- 1:52pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Its hit or miss as well, same with the lag
- 3:40pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
I haven't taken this online yet. Looks like I'll wait until it gets a patch until I do.
- 5:02pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
This game isnt worht 15$. It should be 10$. I know i'm knickle and diming here, but seriously, there are a ton of better games at a lower pricepoint. I wont be buying this until the price drops, or I have every other good psn game.
- 5:07pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Why is this game so popular? I hated it.
- 5:11pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Developers take note, this is how you SUPPORT a title that you've released. Yeah maybe this should have been addressed before release but the important thing is that they are fixing it POST-RELEASE... it's a real shame that certain other companies aren't supporting their titles... ahem, Infinity Ward.... Has anyone tried to play cod4 lately? it's overrun with hackers and I haven't heard a peep out of IW about fixing this. In my opinion every single person hacking on cod4 should be banned from both cod4 and MW2.
- 5:31pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Iceshade, once I saw people hacking I realized IW wouldn't even bother patching because its a console version and its near the release of MW2. Hacks have ruined the game, I agree.
- 5:57pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
@16 because your opinion is YOUR opinion. lol. you realy are unbeleivable..............
- 6:17pm EDT - August 3rd, 2009
Got it yesterday, and been playing all day. no problems to get online, maybe once or twice that's about it.
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