Konami To Offer A Free Game To Silent Hill HD Collection Owners On Xbox 360

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  1. Rick

    Rick Moderator

    Jul 14, 2010
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    The Matrix
    As compensation for the patch that's never coming

    Konami is reportedly offering compensation to Xbox 360 owners who can prove they purchased Silent Hill HD Collection for Microsoft's console.
    See, a few days ago, the company released a title update for the bundle on PS3, but stated the patch had been canceled for Xbox 360 for undisclosed reasons. People were plenty mad about it.

    Well, not everyone was going to take this sitting down, and one consumer actually contacted Konami customer service over the issue. Turns out, raising enough of a stink will get you compensation in the form of a free game, provided you can prove you own it. You'll have to pick from a list of games they provide, and while the roster isn't all that impressive, you're not limited to an Xbox title.

    Interestingly, Konami hasn't made any official announcements regarding this, so anyone looking for compensation will need to take the initiative. Here's a recount of Punisher138's customer service experience, plus a full list of games you can choose from:

    Konami announced yesterday that they will not be releasing any further patches for the xbox 360 version of the Silent Hill HD collection.

    For those of you who are like me and purchased the Xbox 360 version of the Silent Hill HD Collection NEW and still have a receipt to prove it, if you send an email to customersupport@kde-us.com expressing your displeasure about the lack of further patches, you will be presented with a list of select games to choose a free copy from. The list is below. While not a great selection, its still better than nothing.

    Deca Sports (Hudson)
    Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2007
    Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2011 Over the Nexus

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3DS (PES 2011)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 3DS (PES 2012)
    Frogger 3DS
    Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights
    Metal Gear Solid 3DS
    Nikolis Pencil Puzzle
    Deca Sports Freedom

    Castlevania Judgement
    Dance Dance Revolution (2010)
    Dance Dance Revolution II (2011)
    Dance Dance Revolution II (2011) Bundle
    Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2
    Deca Sports (Hudson)
    Deca Sports 2 (Hudson)
    Deca Sports 3 (Hudson)
    Def Jam Rapstar
    Dewy's Adventure
    Fishing Master (Hudson)
    Karaoke Revolution Glee
    Karaoke Revolution Glee vol. 2
    Karaoke Revolution Glee vol. 3
    Marble Saga Kororinpa (Hudson)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (PES 2008)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (PES 2012)
    Rooms: The Main Building (Hudson)
    The Cages: Pro Style Batting Practice
    Wing Island (Hudson)
    Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's: Wheelie Breakers

    Contra: Shattered Soldier
    Frogger: The Great Quest
    Karaoke Revolution Party
    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
    Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance
    Metal Gear Solid Essential Collection
    Silent Hill: Shattered Memories
    SLAI: Steel Lancer Arena International
    Suikoden III
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    Yu Gi Oh! Duelists of the Roses

    Birds of Steel
    Blades of Time
    Castlevania Lords of Shadow
    Castlevania Lords of Shadow LE
    Dance Dance Revolution (2010) Bundle
    Hellboy The Science of Evil
    Karaoke Revolution Bundle (2009) Bundle
    Lucha Libre AAA Heroes Del Ring
    Metal Gear Solid HD
    Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (MGS4)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (PES 2009)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 (PES 2011)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (PES 2012)
    Silent Hill HD
    Silent Hill Downpour

    Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops Plus
    Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012
    Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Tag Force 5

    XBOX 360:
    Adrenalin Misfits
    Birds of Steel
    Blades of Time
    Castlevania Lords of Shadow
    Castlevania Lords of Shadow LE
    Dance Masters (Kinect)
    DDR Universe 3 bundle
    DDR (2010) Bundle
    Deca Sports Freedom (Kinect)
    Jimmy Johnson
    Karaoke Revolution (2009) Bundle
    KR Glee vol. 3
    Lucha Libre AAA Heroes Del Ring
    Metal Gear Solid HD
    Otomedius Excellent
    Otomedius Excellent LE
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 (Latin America - 30101 )
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 (Canada/US)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (Latin America - 30126)
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (Canada/US)
    Rock Revolution
    Rumble Roses
    Silent Hill Downpour

    AirForce Delta Storm
    Bloody Roar Extreme
    Castlevania:Curse of Darkness
    DDR Ultramix
    DDR Ultramix 2
    DDR Ultramix 3 bundle
    DDR Ultramix 4 bundle
    ESPN International Sports 2002
    Frogger Beyond
    Karaoke Revolution Party Game
    King Arthur
    Konami Classics vol1
    Konami Classics vol2
    Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance
    Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2
    TMNT Nightmare
    Winning Eleven 9
    WTA Tour Tennis
    Xiaolin Showdown

    Konami will offer free game to Silent Hill HD Collection owners on Xbox 360 - Neoseeker
  2. Rockman

    Rockman Godlike

    May 29, 2011
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    If game companies were more about quality than quantity, i.e, releasing the game in its complete production than incomplete nothing of this or patches would be needed.

    I don't have this game but if I had to choose from the list it'd be Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker.
  3. Trebor

    Trebor Dolphin Fan

    Jun 1, 2007
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    I take it big game companies such as Konami don't get the one free patch that MS allows Arcade games such as Fez etc? Serves them right to be honest, they shouldn't release bugged games but I guess every company does it now so that makes it OK (hence why MS probably charges for companies to patch their games). Perhaps Knoami thinks the game isn't worth patching but now that people know about the situation I can see them changing their tune at some point ;)
  4. andrewsqual

    andrewsqual Active Member

    Jul 27, 2012
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    Lol becasue the PS3 one is fixed now? I downloaded that patch and all I have noticed is the game's framerate isn't unlocked anymore but locked at 30fps. It STILL slows down all the time though. And all the sound effects that the creatures make at specific moments are STILL all wrong. You know what the strange thing is, the game was a bad port because "it was taken from an unfinished version of the game". So you're telling me there was no final version of the PC or original Xbox version either. That's a helluva coincidence that they lost all final code versions of the game.

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