Test Drive Unlimited 2 DLC To Be Free -- Atari Says Sorry For Bugs


Posted February 24, 2011 - By Nikole Zivalich

This Week's New Releases: You Don't Know Jack, Test Drive Unlimited 2

Test Drive Unlimited 2's first premium DLC pack will be free. The price tag for the content has been dropped by Atari in effort to make amends for bugs reported when the game launched. Some of the more serious bugs reported prevented players from logging in and staying connected to the multiplayer. Gamers even reported having corrupt save files and in-game money-exploits. A patch for the PC has been released fixing many complaints. Microsoft and Sony still need to approve the patch for the console versions of Test Drive Unlimited 2. Keep reading for details on the DLC.

VIDEOTest Drive Unlimited 2 Multiplayer Trailer

A message from the development team at Eden Games was posted in the forums.

"Thank you for your continued support and feedback. Our community has been amazing and helped us quickly identify a number of issues, which we have made significant progress in addressing in the upcoming patches.

We really appreciate your patience in this matter and we would like to announce that we will be making the first premium DLC for the game free for everybody as a way of saying thank you.

The Exploration Pack contains new wrecks to be discovered that unlock the Lancia Stratos version Rallye and 1969 Dodge Charger.

We now have fixes for all of the following issues that have already gone live on PC and will follow shortly once patches are approved by Microsoft and Sony, respectively.

Issues Fixed:

  • Logging into the game has been improved
  • Once into the game the online network experience is now much more stable in all areas
  • Save games no longer corrupt
  • Existing corrupted save games will be repaired in many cases
  • Friends lists are now populated
  • Invites now work correctly
  • Clubs have been brought back online
  • Exploits to gain money have been fixed
  • Casino access has been improved
  • Players will no longer lose money because of the Casino bug

The team spends a great deal of time looking at community feedback, so please keep posting your comments to the official TDU2 forums and we look forward to seeing you in Ibiza.


The TDU2 Development Team

The development team seems to be taking in all the feedback they can get from the community and are actively trying to make sure gamers get the best experience possible from Test Drive Unlimited 2. So what do you say, apology accepted?

Source: Escapist via Test Drive Unlimited 2 Forums

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Test Drive Unlimited 2 DLC To Be Free -- Atari Says Sorry For Bugs


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