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Fallout: New Vegas Patch Next Week

The Bethesda Blog has word that a new version 1.02 patch for Fallout: New Vegas is available on PlayStation 3, and should be coming to Steam and Xbox 360 next week. The new version addresses a number of bugs and issues, including a bunch of quest fixes. The extensive change notes follow.

Top fixes:

  • 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: Entering the strip after Debt Collector causes crash and autosave corruption
  • Fix: Using Mojave Express dropbox can cause DLC warnings
  • Crafting menu now filters valid (bright) recipes to the top of the list
  • Weathered pistol no longer glitches when applying mods

In addition, this patch addresses issues with the following areas:

  • Pip-Boy Interface
  • Pre-Order DLC Items
  • Reputation System
  • Radio Stations
  • Companion fixes
  • Companion Quests
  • Repair Menu
  • Caravan
  • Weapons and Weapon Mods
  • Hardcore Mode
  • Perks
  • Skills
  • Crafting Recipes
  • Crafting Menu
  • Mojave Express
  • Chems/Addiction
  • Doctors
  • Vendors

And fixes for the following quests:

  • Ainít That a Kick in the Head
  • By a Campfire on The Trail
  • They Went That-a-Way
  • My Kind of Town
  • Boulder City Showdown
  • Ring a Ding Ding!
  • Kingís Gambit
  • For The Republic, Part 2
  • Render Unto Caesar
  • Et Tumor, Brute?
  • The House Always Wins
  • Wild Card
  • Beyond the Beef
  • GI Blues
  • How Little We Know
  • Oh My Papa
  • Still In The Dark
  • Youíll Know It When It Happens
  • Arizona Killer
  • Eureka!
  • Veni, Vidi, Vici
  • All or Nothing
  • No Gods, No Masters
  • Birds of a Feather
  • I Put A Spell On you
  • Come Fly With Me
  • That Lucky Old Sun
  • Donít Make a Beggar of Me
  • The White Wash
  • Ghost Town Gunfight
  • Restoring Hope
  • Bleed Me Dry
  • Aba Daba Honeymoon
  • Tend To Your Business
  • Wang Dang Atomic Tango
  • Flags of Our Foul-Ups
  • Debt Collector
  • Talent Pool
  • Left My Heart
  • Someone To Watch Over Me
  • Hard Luck Blues

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15. Re: Fallout: New Vegas Patch Next Week Dec 10, 2010, 20:13 Brumbek
 
Wow, that's a hilarious changelog. Basically, they could have just said, "What we fixed: every aspect of the game."

I also think it's funny that this patch numbering is 1.02. Version 1.2 would be much more fitting, or maybe version 1.5 or even 2.0. But I digress.

Anyway, sadly I do frequently encounter game breaking bugs such as the "you stop shooting in VATS and watch as the enemy kills in slo-mo you because you went all Ghandi" bug...and the "gun won't shoot anymore or reload" bug...oh, and the "when crouching and walking you iceskate and teleport across the room" bug...oh, and the "enemy mysterious teleports right behind you even though you were just shooting him 5 feet in front of you" bug. Then of course there's the hang on exit bug that requires end-tasking, but that also occurred in Fallout3 and rarely in Oblivion.

But despite all that, the game is very good. Here's hoping my above bugs got fixed...wish those fools knew how to put out an accurate change log instead of just saying "game fixed" because it appears our definitions of "fixed" vary quite a bitÖ
 
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