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Microsoft Pulls Fez Patch, Polytron Says Fix Will Take Less Than 2 Months

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Posted on June 25, 2012 AT 11:38am

If you’ve been a victim of strange death animations and otherwise broken gameplay elements in Fez, a recently released patch “fixed” the problem—by corrupting your save file. Now, that patch is offline until Polytron can fix it.

That’s the official word from the official Polytron website, as the developers have confirmed that the dangerous patch is out of the Xbox Live.

How long it’s going to take to fix is anyone’s guess, but the team says that they have to get it done in less than two months regardless. Either way, the options available to new users aren’t so great: either deal with the glitches and issues in the vanilla Fez release, or remain stuck with a patch that might delete your precious game time.

As Polytron quips: “YAY GAME DEVELOPMENT!”

Source: Polytron

McKinley Noble, Contributing Editor
McKinley Noble has been writing about video games for seven years as a blogger and journalist, with each job adding to his painstakingly alphabetized collection of retro gaming memorabilia. When not cracking jokes about the gaming industry, he's a talking encyclopedia when it comes to mixed martial arts and anything MMA related. Follow him on Twitter: @KenTheGreat1. Meet the rest of the crew.

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