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Free Content and Double XP Weekend for Friday the 13th: The Game

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CTDMUDRUNNER
259,434
CTDMUDRUNNER
Posted on 20 June 17 at 02:24
Been having a blast playing F13. Excited for a patch and free points. woot woot
The Wet Chef
210,240
The Wet Chef
Posted on 20 June 17 at 04:39
Grim Sadist said:
Awesome. I like the NES Jason. Did not see that coming. I thought it would be Jason X or something.
I so read "NES" as Nintendo Entertainment System!

Good jobb me clap headspin
ScoobyDoobyD0nt
Posted on 20 June 17 at 05:16
i almost didnt buy this game because i went to a game store to pick up a copy only to find out they don't sell it on disc yet. so embarrassed because i didn't hear what the guy said. I ended up going to the gas station for points cards. wasn't disappointed it's a great game especially with a cluster of friends.
BPBPBPBPBPBPBP
Posted on 20 June 17 at 11:15
I'll play heavy this weekend. I was surprised when you couldn't use microtransactions to purchase CP.
Dead Rising Survivalist: 17d 06h 58m (PS4 ; 2nd), 17d 06h 56m (Xbox One ; 1st) Xbox 360 : 17d 07h 00m (hacked leaderboard)
AeriBouS
526,760
AeriBouS
Posted on 20 June 17 at 14:07, Edited on 20 June 17 at 14:09 by AeriBouS
He A Good Boy said:
Wow free outfits, that totally makes up for scamming people out of $40!!!! I feel bad for anyone who bought this.
Your loss the game is great. Totally worth the $40 buddy and I think you need to look up the defintion of the word scam. FYI I can sell you this virtual pebble for $40 it will keep you from getting scammed by gaming companies. You send me the cash and I'll email you the file. You just put the virtual pebble on a flash drive and plug it into the usb on your Xbox and WA-LA, no more gaming companies scamming you. Hurry though I only have a couple left.y
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Ravenjen
108,100
Ravenjen
Posted on 20 June 17 at 23:31
He A Good Boy said:
Wow free outfits, that totally makes up for scamming people out of $40!!!! I feel bad for anyone who bought this.
I bought this game at launch And knew issues could happen. I still don't feel I wasted anything, I love the game and it is the only game like this, That I enjoy so much. I don't play games with people much so interacting with so many had made it amazing for me. I am looking forward to the free stuff on the 23rd, But if it was a waste, Why not just get a refund?
Yuki
FoRty9
346,883
FoRty9
Posted on 21 June 17 at 05:48
Update: The Update is Going Live for PS4 and Steam Users. Should be live around 30min after this post.

Remember; the double XP weekend starts June 23rd and goes to June 25th. You will receive your 13,000CP at the start of that weekend as well.

To access the Retro Skin, it is a swappable skin with Jason, Part 3.

However, a note directly from studio head Wes Keltner for Xbox One Users in regards to the continued crashes and the lack of patch for today.

"I wanted to take a moment to update our Xbox One Users. Both on the current state of the build and the imminent “Retro Jason” patch.

Retro Jason Patch
Unfortunately, our patch that was to include the Retro Jason has not passed certification for Xbox One. This was due in part to some instability of the new content AND the memory leak issue mentioned below. This is an unfortunate turn of events, as we had hoped to add the skin and content while continuing to work on these issues, however, this has become our top priority for Xbox One users. We’ve narrowed some memory leak crashes down, and we are currently back in certification and are hoping to have the new content out to you just as soon as we can, however, we are not certain when that will be.

Crashes
The XB1 build of the game has been unstable since launch. I know, I know..tell you something you don’t know, right? The problem is a memory leak in the engine, and our guys are working to fix this leak. I know it appears on the surface that PC and PS4 players are getting some favoritism on this front, but that’s not true. We have been working very hard on the XB1 version, this has just been a tougher problem to track down. When we test internally, we can play the game for 15-20 matches in a row on XB1 and only have one player crash out. On the exact same build, we can test again and get 3-4 players crashing out after only a few matches. Again, this all points to a memory leak.

So what is a memory leak?
Basically, when a program (in our case a game) uses memory, it is supposed to “release” said memory when not in use. When a leak occurs, memory is not being released properly or in some cases at all. Almost every game suffers from this, but they are usually so small, that the end user doesn’t notice it. Ours is very noticeable. We’ve narrowed some down and have fixed them but there are more. We are actively working on finding and fixing them as fast as we can. I wish we knew the exact amount of time required to fix it, but at times can be like a needle in a haystack. But we’re getting some outside help, from other colleagues in the industry that have had this identical problem. This in an effort to speed it up, or at least avoid some hurdles getting to the root of the problem.

What we Know
Here’s what we do know. We failed certification, we then immediately put in some quick fixes and re-submitted for certification with MS early this morning. Tomorrow morning (Wednesday) we will get an update from MS on this patch. If everything checks out and we pass, then Retro Jason will be available within that patch. This could be same day or Thursday morning. However, if we fail certification again, we will continue to work on fixes to get this content out ASAP.

I want to personally apologize to all XB players. Both for the memory leak causing all the crashes, for the bad matchmaking, and for this content delay. We were very excited to get XB players this awesome update, as you all deserve some cool stuff, given the circumstances. This is on me and I’m sorry. We’re doing our best to make it right, just as fast as we can. As soon as I know more, you will know more. You are our priority right now, and few of us are sleeping until we solve it.
-W"
Chad Wilburn
980,427
Chad Wilburn
Posted on 21 June 17 at 15:54
Instead of double XP how bout double matches played!!! Just saying
Evandalist
346,708
Evandalist
Posted on 21 June 17 at 16:31, Edited on 21 June 17 at 16:33 by Evandalist
Double XP + Half of your matches ending in server timeouts = Normal XP.

The patch failed certification for Xbox One, too. Love the game when it works properly, but this is a perfect example of why you don't kickstart video games : If the developers were competent enough and had enough experience, they'd have the money for their project to begin with without needing to ask the public to fund them.

Hopefully everything gets ironed out soon enough, but even the most hardcore of series fans like myself are starting to lose patience with Gun Media's excuses.

Also, NES Jason, while a nice idea, is just a lazy Part 3 purple re-skin rather than a new Jason like he was originally promised.
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FoRty9
346,883
FoRty9
Posted on 22 June 17 at 21:49
I'm not sure what they did when they released the update yesterday because they didn't provide any patch notes or anything but they've definitely made some improvements. I hardly ever get booted out of games anymore and I'm now able to play more than 3/4 games on the bounce without getting kicked or sent to the dashboard.
BPBPBPBPBPBPBP
Posted on 22 June 17 at 22:25
FoRty9 said:
I'm not sure what they did when they released the update yesterday because they didn't provide any patch notes or anything but they've definitely made some improvements. I hardly ever get booted out of games anymore and I'm now able to play more than 3/4 games on the bounce without getting kicked or sent to the dashboard.
As a player of the game, that is still shitty, but a lot better! laugh I think my tolerance for shitty games and their servers have made my heart solid so I believe anything above a 90% success rate satisfies my needs. laugh Playing this game drunk with headphones makes me a little queesy though toast
Dead Rising Survivalist: 17d 06h 58m (PS4 ; 2nd), 17d 06h 56m (Xbox One ; 1st) Xbox 360 : 17d 07h 00m (hacked leaderboard)
MC PHILABUSTA
756,711
MC PHILABUSTA
Posted on 23 June 17 at 07:13
Though the patch was supposed to fix the chevos ?
He A Good Boy
466,777
He A Good Boy
Posted on 07 July 17 at 22:09
AeriBouS said:
He A Good Boy said:
Wow free outfits, that totally makes up for scamming people out of $40!!!! I feel bad for anyone who bought this.
Your loss the game is great. Totally worth the $40 buddy and I think you need to look up the defintion of the word scam. FYI I can sell you this virtual pebble for $40 it will keep you from getting scammed by gaming companies. You send me the cash and I'll email you the file. You just put the virtual pebble on a flash drive and plug it into the usb on your Xbox and WA-LA, no more gaming companies scamming you. Hurry though I only have a couple left.y
Releasing an unfinished product for full price definitely falls under the definition of a scam you mong
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