Treyarch: "We Are Not Bad People, Just Outnumbered"
Call Of Duty has had a chequered history on the PS3, and Black Ops II doesn't want to be the exception that proves the rule. Reports of faulty DLC codes and online freezing problems are currently flooding the forums, though Activision are apparently on the case.
In response to large numbers of players reporting connectivity issues and 'freezing' for the PS3 version, Activision has issued a few Twitter statements asking for patience and understanding, while promising to fix these problems soon.
"We are aware of connectivity issues that some players are facing in Black Ops II on PlayStation 3," the latest update reads. "We are working on resolution, thank you."
"We are currently testing backend matchmaking changes that we think can help with this," Treyarch's David Vonderhaar added. "I don't have a time table, or I would tell you."
"We are running again," begs another tweet. "Sorry about that. We are not bad people, just outnumbered several million to 1."
It's worth noting that PC and Xbox 360 players have also reported similar problems, though the vast majority of complainants seem to be PS3 owners.
However, this isn't the only issue facing PS3 owners, since the EU PlayStation forums [via VG247] are overrun with reports that the Nuketown 2025 pre-order codes are refusing to work. Several posters are annoyed that their code has apparently been redeemed elsewhere, or that Activision support simply says that it "should work."
We'll keep you updated with the latest. Until then, are any of you suffering from these issues?