Silent Hill HD patch out now for PS3, Xbox 360 version offers an exchange program

Konami announced that it would be bringing the Silent Hill series to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the Silent Hill collection. The game featured remastered versions of Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill 3 with new voice tracks (Silent Hill 2 had the option to use the original track) and remastered HD graphics.

Sadly the final version was filled with bugs. Some caused crashes, others caused very long load times, voice tracks were mismatched for cut scenes and the list goes on. I even found myself dreading to continue playing the game for the review, since I got mad at the many times I had to restart my 360.

Eventually Konami acknowledged the problems and announced that a patch was in the works. After about 5 months, the patch is finally out but only for the PlayStation 3 version. Konami made the announcement the day the patch was released, but the Xbox 360 version patch was scrapped due to problems. Some 360 owners are left with a somewhat playable copy and others an expensive coaster.

Konami’s solution? If you email customersupport[at], Konami will offer you a replacement for the 360 version from any game on this list while supplies last. The game needs to be bought before August 8th, and you will need to have a copy of the receipt.

Guess its tough luck if you don’t have the receipt.

Here is a list of games you can exchange your 360 copy for:

Deca Sports (Hudson)
Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2007
  Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2011 Over the Nexus
3DS 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 Judgment
  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
PS2 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
PS3 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
PSP 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
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
XBOX 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

I guess if it was a gift or review copy no luck for you either.

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