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BioShock 2 MP fix patch coming

Patches for all formats to squash various multiplayer-related bugs

2K is working on patch updates for BioShock 2 on PC, PS3 and 360, each one fixing a variety of mostly multiplayer-related glitches.

The patches are in the "final stages of testing" with Sony and MS, says 2K on its forum, releasing a full list of patch notes. And here they are, split into their appropriate formats, for your perusal:

360 PATCH NOTES
# Fixed MP freezing and connectivity issues

# Fixed lobby in MP when two parties, each consisting of five players, are unable to join the same game lobby for any game mode except Survival mode

# Fixed lobby issue in MP where the BioShock 2 Party falls apart at the end of a match when the host of the party is the host of the game in the Multiplayer Lobby.

# Updated both SP/MP and Launcher to find new exe and SP content fixes

# Fixed issue where clients are denied progress toward multiplayer ranking after a host powers down the console during an Xbox LIVE ranked match.

# Fixed issue where Filtering the leaderboards causes the leaderboard to occasionally not load.

PS3 PATCH NOTES

# Fixed MP freezing and connectivity issues

# Fixed lobby in MP when two parties, each consisting of five players, are unable to join the same game lobby for any game mode except Survival mode

# Fixed lobby in MP when four clients in a party lost connection to the party host when the host attempted to Find a Match

# Fixed issue where 10th player would hang on the game loading screen when attempting to join a 9P pre-hosted game using a wireless connection

# Added some PS3 beep crash fixes

# Added support for launching patched executables on PS3

# Fixed server TUS slot issue

PC PATCH NOTES

# Fixed MP freezing and connectivity issues

# Implemented color-blind friendly hacking UI.

# Fixed further issues related to HUD stretching.

# Resolved functionality issues related to NVIDIA 3D Stereo options. Option in the Single Player Options Menu was removed and is now activated through the NVIDIA hardware.

# Fixed an issue where the User's whole vision would become blurred while using ironsights in DirectX10.

# Fixed a problem where trying to install a patch manually through the appdata directory would not work properly.

# Fixed an exploit in Multiplayer involving Rebirth

# The "Reset All" option in the Multiplayer Controller Settings now functions properly.

# Fixed further issues related to plasmid gene bank hotkeys not taking effect in-game.

# Resolved a problem where two parties consisting of five players were unable to join the same game lobby for any game mode except Survival of the Fittest.

# Fixed various localization bugs for Multiplayer

# Fixed an issue where task switching while in a game lobby would not initiate.

# Improved security for various weapon loadout files and fixed related exploits.

# Fixed issue where the title will fail to direct the user to the proper lobby when a join-able match is in session and the user accepts a game invite or attempts to join session in progress.

# Fixed issue when BioShock 2 fails to apply the title update when the files are placed in the appdata directory manually

# Fixed text overrun on the Corpse counter from the first Little Sister

# There are 53 achievements available to the user after installing TU 047.

# Fixed issue where BioShock 2 is listed as two separate games in the Games for Windows - LIVE guide after installing the title update and earning achievements.

# Fixed Spanish language issue where text overrran the textbox provided on the multiplayer lobby

# Fixed German language map title for Fontaine Fisheries

# Players can automatically reach rebirth rank 40 with any rank rebirth profile by viewing the epilogue within the apartment.

# Changes made to customizable controls using the "Reset All" function are not saved when the game is restarted.

# Fixed issue where the title will fail to properly task switch while in a game lobby when account management is chosen on Vista x86 PCs

# Fixed exploit where the user can modify the user specific .ini to acquire weapon loadouts before reaching the appropriate rank

[ SOURCE: BioShock 2 forums ]

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