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  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit PC Patch adds 3 New Cars

    Electronic Arts has released a new patch update for the PC verison of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. This new patch update will add three new cars (The Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible, the Lamborghini Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster and the Dodge Viper SRT10 Convertible Final Edition.) and will also fix host of issues face by gamers.

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

    Check out the complete patch note below:

    Issues fixed:

    • Flickering graphics after Alt-Tabbing out of the game and back.
    • Controller configurations sometimes failing to save correctly.
    • Steering response dead-zone when playing with steering wheel controllers.
    • Player car engine audio volume too low.
    • Some issues with CPU performance.
    • Rare crash issue when entering the Career map screen.

    3 Free Cars:

    • The Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible, the Lamborghini Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster and the Dodge Viper SRT10 Convertible Final Edition.

    Note: After installing this patch you will only be able to play online against players who have also installed it. You will, however, continue to get Autolog updates from all other players regardless of which version they are using

  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Second PC Patch Details Revealed

    Criterion on the official Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit website has announced that a second patch update for PC version of the game is in development and it will be coming out soon once its get ready.

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

    Complete details about the patch update is revealed, here is what to expect from the upcoming update:

    • Groundcover Graphical Errors: When alt-tabbing, the groundcover would start to corrupt, causing random tree images to appear all over the screen.
    • Controller Configurations: On some machines controller configurations that have been set up for wheels, pads, etc are not saving correctly to a configuration file. This is now fixed.
    • Rare crash when entering the Career map screen: The game sometimes crashes when entering the Career map screen quickly after booting the game.
    • Rare crash when streaming graphical data
    • Steering response reported as having large dead zone
    • Player car engine volume too low
    • Crashes affecting players with AMD / ATI Radeon graphics cards if they have overridden the AA settings in the control centre happens when players pick an event in the map screen prior to the car select. AMD/ATI has said this will be fixed in the next release of AMD’s drivers (10.12) around the second week of December.

    Release date for it expected to announced soon, so stay tunned for more updates on it.

  • Treyarch Planning New Patch for PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops

    Treyarch has announced that they are planning to release a new patch update for the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops, however they didn't provide the exact release date for it but details about the fixes and improvements planned for the game was revealed. Check it out below:

    Black Ops

    • Added an option to create shaders during load time. This fixes hitching when viewing a new area of the map for the first time on some video cards.
    • Incomplete server browser results.
    • Improvements to Quickmatch results (with better ping and reduced lag)..
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    • reconnect
    • Improved threading performance on computers with only 2 cores.
    • Fixed random freezes in certain computer configurations.
    • Increased reserved slots to 9.
    • Improvements to the spawn system to resolve an issue where negative spawn influencers from specific game events were not always being deleted after the danger had cleared – in some matches, this was causing good spawns to be erroneously flagged by the game as bad spawns, which in turn forced actual bad spawns to get selected later in the match
    • Weekly and Monthly leaderboards will now track all kills, deaths and assists properly (All Time leaderboards were not affected by this)
    • Prevention of killstreak selection getting disabled in Combat Training under rare conditions
    • Array: Added collision to prevent players from partially clipping into a tree
    • Launch: Added collision to prevent players from strafe jumping onto an invisible ledge at the base of the rocket near B3
    • Summit: Added collision to prevent players from jumping to a location outside of the map boundary when in Custom Games where player speed is maxed out
    • Havana: Added collision to prevent players from jumping onto an invisible ledge above a doorway at C2
    • Nuketown: Adjusted a spawn point that would spawn players on top of a mannequin’s head when that mannequin was randomly spawned in that location
    • Launch: User could access a small platform outside of the intended play space below the rocket gantry by jumping to a very specific location; now blocked from access
    • Launch: User could access a small area inside geometry at vents near Dom flag A by going prone and moving around in a very specific location; now blocked from access
    • Some users reported that weapon attachment challenges were not resetting after prestige; now all are guaranteed to clear as soon as selecting the prestige option
    • Radar sweep when there are only 2 players left in One in the Chamber will stop functioning if the 2 players have multiple lives when the sweep starts
    • Villa: User can clip into rock at west edge of grid zone B2 and see through to the other side
    • Crisis: User can clip into LVT between grid zone A3 and B3 and see through to the other side
    • User can get an infinite number of ‘Sam Turret’, ‘Care Package’ and ‘Sentry Gun’ killstreaks (commonly referred to as the “care package glitch”)
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit PC Patch Coming Out Next Week

    EA on the official Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit forum has announced that they will be releasing a patch update for the PC version of the game which will be coming out next week.

    Hot Pursuit

    They didn't reveal the exact release date for the game but it was confirmed that it will be coming out next week. Here is the details about the fixes and improvement that patch will include:

    • Fixed the problem that players were reporting where the game would crash on Car Select, Map Screen, Loading screen or just at the start of an event.
    • Fix Missing Rain / Snow and Corona effects
    • Fix CL Eye Driver crashing the game on startup
    • Fix Corrupted Dreamshots in non 16:9 aspect ratios
    • Addition of D-BOX motion chair support.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops PC Patch Released

    The reported Lag issue in PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops has been fix by a patch update which was released by Activision today.

    According to the details the issue is relaed to CPUs which many times runs at 100 percent during gameplay as result of which it cause lag and skipping.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    The update released is available through steam and will fix various issue whose details is given below:

    • Improve Performance of Dual as well as Quad Core System
    • Reduces GPU hitching on some graphichs cards
    • Makes Tweaks to servers for reducing lag.

    Hope Activison also released a patch update for PS3 version of the game as it is also hit by various bugs and glitch.

  • Fallout: New Vegas PC Patch Released

    Last week Bethesda promised that they will be releasing a new PC patch update for Fallout: New Vegas on Steam and today they fulfilled their promised and released a Patch for the game which will fix the following issue face by the gamer.

    Fallout: New Vegas

    • Companions now show up as waypoints on the map
    • Companions will always fast travel with you, unless told to wait or sent away
    • Fix: DLC error/save corruption
    • Fix: Stuttering with water effects
    • Fix: Severe performance issues with DirectX.
    • Fix: Controls temporarily disabled after reloading Cowboy Repeater while crouched
    • Fixed crash using the Euclid C-Finder while having the Heave Ho perk
    • Fix: Entering the strip after Debt Collector causes crash and autosave corruption
    • Fix: Using Mojave Express dropbox can cause DLC warnings
    • Fixed crash when buying duplicate caravan cards from a vendor in a single transaction
    • Crafting menu should filter valid (bright) recipes to the top of the list
    • Fix: Sitting down while looking down a weapon’s ironsights leaves player control locked
    • Fix: If a companion is knocked unconscious with broken limbs they stay broken on respawn
    • Fix for varmint night scope effect persisting in kill cam
    • Fix for giving companions armor that adds STR does not increase their carry weight
    • Fix NPC Repair menu displays DAM as DPS
    • Having NPC repair service rifle with forged receiver decreases CND

    Bethesda also list out steps in gamers finds some issue in running the game after updating it. Here is the details of it

    1. Open Steam
    2. Right click on Fallout: New Vegas
    3. Hit Properties
    4. Click the “Local Files” tab
    5. Click on “Verify Integrity of Game Cache”

    Note: if it still doesn't work out than delete the ini files and repeat the step.