I personally am getting a bit anoyed with Epic anouncing patches and bonus packs that are no way near ready to be realeased. We 1st heard mention of this patch about 2 weeks after the release of the 1st patch. And the bonus pack weeks and weeks ago.
I get get sick of waiting for stuff like this and lose interest. I love UT2k3, if its not everyones taste then whatever. Dont play it. You can still play UT you know. Its still out there, and yes, there are still ALOT more people playing UT online than there are Playing 2k3. Go and do that rather than b1tch about 2k3.
BUT the realease was buggy and I know sometimes that has to go with the territory. If they are gonna release something buggy then they have to be prepared to release TIMELY fixes for the bugs. I for one cant use the redeemer because I STILL (even after the 1st patch that was supposed to fix it) have the view skew to one side and everything get messed up till I die. Surely they could have released a few hotfixes in the meantime while they betatest the patch. Yes, I want added content, but its more important to me that the game that was shipped actually works properly 1st. Priorities guys. And keep your traps shut untill maybe a week or so before you are ready to release something. People will play your game because its a good game, they arent gonna stoop just because you p1ssed them off, but still, is it anyway to treat your customers?