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Originally Posted by Masta Squidge View Post

This can be as simple as one bad line of code. One individual line can do that. Software is not as fault tolerant as you seem to think. A bad piece of code almost never results in an insignificant problem, because the instructions run in sequence. It isn't like the console just says "oh, well, that line is bad so I will just ignore it and do something else instead".

Well duh. *facepalm*

Could be something as simple as two spaces somewhere instead of one programming wise, but the simple fact is that it renders the console unusable. That's a pretty god damn significant problem if you ask me.
How something like that makes it past testing and into the wild is a friggin joke.

edit: Sorry didn't mean to come accross as a dick.
I just meant that the problem was significant, not the actual programming error. Just don't like being talked down to!
I'm mega hungover at the moment and a bit edgy thumb.gif
Edited by self_slaughter - 6/22/13 at 5:41am
post #62 of 63
Are we still discussing this...?

The update was pulled two hours after the release, very little people were affected, and Sony's rolling out a solution the 27th... What's the point on going on?

http://www.videogamer.com/news/ps3_4_45_firmware_fix_coming_next_thursday.html
   
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your avatar really expresses my thoughts (facepalm)
This is what I am wondering "its just as simple as downloading it to a usb and flashing.." <---- that requires some technical expertise that, and I'm sorry to offend our brothers here, most console gamers do not possess. Hence why they own a console.


Sony just hurt themselves in the next gen console war and MS didn't even have to fire a shot.

You actually think the average gamer doesn't know how to download a file and then transfer it to a USB flash drive?

I suggest that you get out more. wink.gif
   
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