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Burnout: Revenge mystery auto-update


Remember that mystery meat the cafeteria lady used to dish out in highschool?  If you booted your copy Burnout: Revenge this evening you got an automatic update via XBL. Sounds good. The problem is, for a minute there nobody was sure  what this update did, including the Director of Xbox Live Programming (aka Major Nelson). Major says he doesn't have the full details, but you can now burn out in those cars you downloaded  from the Xbox kiosk.

Xboxic readers report it will also re-set the Top 20 videos every month, making it easier to get that achievement.

[Thanks Gary]

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1. I think it also reduces the extra long load times between races and after restarting a race. Yeah i think thats what it does.

...Atleast I can wish right?

Posted at 2:07AM on Apr 11th 2006 by nizzy1115 0 stars

2. Im not sure about the leaderboard thing, they have been resetting the thing about every day for a month now, hat why me and all my buddie have it

anyway, i do hope load times are shorter

Posted at 2:21AM on Apr 11th 2006 by LostIdiot 0 stars

3. I received this update yesterday when I started playing it (just recently bought it), and I was wondering the same, what did it do? It didn't seem to do much, it didn't even fix the "slow menu animation" glitch where sometimes the animations on the menu and load screens will go slowly (noticeable also when it ranks you on a crash junction). Its very minor issue but I notice it.

I am guessing it more than likely fixed some online based issues and probably improved some load times.

Posted at 8:27AM on Apr 11th 2006 by DA360 2 stars

4. Don't hold your breath on the load times. (Really. You might pass out), I doubt any publisher would dig that deeply into their product as I'm sure decreasing load times would require a substantial effort.

Load times are long for a lot of 360 games, but it doesn't really bother me. I've grown up on the Commodore 64, which had horrible load times, so I've been conditioned to just accept it.

The game play is what matters to me in the end.

I hope more games will detect and use the hard drive for cache. That would reduce load times considerably. Seeing that probably 90% of users have the HD, it's a safe bet.

Posted at 8:59AM on Apr 11th 2006 by Thomas Crymes 7 stars

5. I wish they would have shipped every xbox with some kindof hard drive, even if it were to only be used to cache game data. That is my only true gripe about the xbox system's hardware as we speak.

Posted at 9:18AM on Apr 11th 2006 by nizzy1115 0 stars

6. Wonder no more, folks.

The patch fixes the bug that was keeping the downloadable kiosk cars from working. So if you have a memory card and downloaded the Xbox 360, Gamestop, Circuit City and Best Buy cars, they'll finally work. As far as I know, this is all the patch does.

Posted at 1:32AM on Apr 12th 2006 by InvadErGII 0 stars

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