Sorry for the delay with the updates on this one, unfortunately I haven’t heard anything yet but I am hoping there is some great news sitting in Nick’s email box at the moment.
Nick is dealing with them directly and at the moment he is still in Sun City.
We will hopefully have good news on Monday but one way or another we will update you on Monday.
Last Updated: November 14, 2008
November 14, 2008 at 09:10
Nick, get your ass back to work!!!
November 14, 2008 at 09:35
well. . . .get the maps. . .or maybe not.I hope. .we atleast got Msft attention that we do have a need for Live.Btw. . .any1 else notice. . .the front cover of GeOW2 doesnt say xbox live? It just says ‘only on xbox 360’ ,thats weird,its the only game that says that. . .and I think thats what their sending to countrys with xbl support. . .
November 14, 2008 at 10:10
http://www.xbox-360.co.za is busy with a campaign on hellopeter.co.za
Please go and post your complaint there
Microsof is listed as a company that responds.
November 14, 2008 at 11:13
Wait… this is confusing, Lazy. Last night, ‘Pode said he got a mail from Epic and he was reporting what they said to him on here… any news on that front?
November 14, 2008 at 11:30
The Gears of War 2 limited collectorâ€™s edition for the South African market does not contain any of the downloadable elements found in the version advertised on international websites & where the Live service is available .
Live has not launched in South Africa at this point and as a result downloadable content which relies on users having legitimate access to the service is excluded from the content of the collectorâ€™s edition .
Legislation and a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority prevents us from utilizing Live branding on local versions of the game until such time as the service is available in country . The inclusion of Live branding and Live related content would imply that the service is available locally and could be construed as being misleading .
We are in the process of seeking alternative methods of delivering this content as we recognise the value this content to our local customers . In addition we remain committed to bringing Live to SA but unfortunately there is no update with regards to a launch date at this point . We appreciate your understanding at this time as we seek an alternative solution to this issue .
The XBox team
November 14, 2008 at 12:39
I have a response from Microsoft. You can read it over here (http://craign.net/2008/11/14/a-comment-on-the-gears-of-war-2-map-codes/)
November 14, 2008 at 16:17
Sorry doesn’t fly. EPIC sold the codes as part of the game. If we don’t have live then block our access, but you don’t take away the codes.
What happens if/when we do get Live?
November 15, 2008 at 09:58
We are in the process of seeking alternative methods of delivering this content as we recognise the value this content to our local customer
TRUE OR NOT ?