On PC Patches

The Call of Duty Website has a post from Treyarch community manager JD_2020 on the process for creating a patch for a major PC game like Call of Duty: World at War. Responding to complaints about the wait for a new version of the World War II shooter, he explains the complications and testing that drag this process out for months. He also touches on console patching, turning conventional wisdom on its head by saying it is consoles that are suited to quick hotfix style patches, but there is no centralized service for hot fixes on the PC: "You may have also seen posts in the forums regarding 'hot fixes' (more specifically, in the console forums only). There is presently no infrastructure for us to release Call of Duty: World at War 'hot fixes' to the PC community, as is possible with the consoles. There is no overarching service for the PC version like PSN or Xbox LIVE to make this possible. Thus, any hotfixes you see a console receiving must wait to be included in the full PC patch. " Thanks Kotaku.
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How about the truth, this games multiplayer is so buggy that they are spending all there time trying to fix the console versions and do not care to put resources on a PC fix. Seems that the PS3 version is also taking a back seat while the xbox is getting all the fixes.

On a side note I enjoyed the single player campaign, I thought the levels were well done, and although quite linear like all COD games they did make some of the levels large enough that you have multiple options\paths to complete them. Working my way through the game on Vet, insanely hard to do, really wanting my KB\mouse now, I'm playing on the PS3.
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