> dustin11 wrote:
>> How often do those day 1 patches fix completely game breaking bugs though? Practically
>> never, its just to clean up stupid stuff that the majority of people don't notice
>> or to fix some of the online components.
> Many of them are for online components. Most games are playable to the end offline
> even without the patch.
> There are also some instances where the day 1 patch actually breaks the game, too.
> An example that affected me was Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed on Wii U, where
> the day one patch broke a particular type of race, making it impossible (it's a timed
> race, where you gain additional time as you go through gates, but the patch accidentally
> got rid of all the gates, so you couldn't win).
> It was fixed in a later patch, but there were several days where you just had to
> lose those races three times to get a pity-pass to be able to move to the next one.
> Good times!
That's pretty much was I was thinking, that the day 1 patches are typically only to fix online potions of the game and very rarely ever fix anything single player.