Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune Demo Back on the World Map!
Christophe Balestra, the Co-President Naughty Dog has posted up an update to the Uncharted demo region lock situation. He once again states that the locking was a mistake but the issue has now been fixed and a new demo has been posted of which the whole entire world can play and enjoy.
To quote: Christophe Balestra, here, and I'm Co-President at Naughty Dog. I wanted to give a final update on the Uncharted: Drake's Fortune demo situation.
We're really sorry about what happened and didn't anticipate this at all. We just didn't know people from other territories could connect to the US PLAYSTATION Network Store and download demos … now we do! We've been too busy working on the game to wrap our head's around the infrastructure of the PSN.
We absolutely did not plan the demo to be region locked. As soon as we figured out the problem existed, Sam Thompson called me and I jumped into my car, drove to the office and fixed it right away. It's an honest mistake and we didn't try to prevent anybody from enjoying the Uncharted demo. I feel even more sorry because most of the people who experienced the problem are in Europe and I'm European myself.
So again, we're really sorry about what happened and it wasn't done on purpose. The good news is it's now fixed and a new demo of Uncharted has been posted to the US PLAYSTATION Network Store so the entire world can enjoy it.
Thanks to Sam for taking the heat yesterday and for letting us know about the issue. More...
Has anybody compared the 2 versions headers to see if there is anything in there that can help us unlock other region locked downloadables? Or am I scratching?
Has Anyone Had Trouble Installing This On There PS3, As Ive Tried With PS3 Proxy And Its Notr Working, Ive Used PS3 Proxy Loads Of Times But, For Some Reason Its Not Working With Drakes Fortune .. Do U Think Its The 2.0 Update ..??
Mozzy not sure if it had something to do with the 'fix' on the PSN world thingy but I installed mine through proxy no problems at all. And it was after 2.0
Mmmm.. Strange, What Demo Did U use ..?
i downloaded the demo from the storelist-link on this site. load and installed it with ps3proxy on my ps3 with fw 2.0 without probs...