Dead Nation Patch Available Next Week!

For those that have been waiting for the Dead Nation voice-chat feature, you can now sleep with confidence. According to Housemarque, the developer behind the game, voice-chat, along with some other features, will be implemented by next week.

In my honest opinion, I hope it isn’t to late, it was extremely hard to play with someone without having the option to communicate. Even though the game sold over 100k units, I am not sure how many people stuck around. We first heard about the patch shortly after the game released, but that was months ago. We even tried to contact the developer to see if they could give us a time frame on the patch, but the only thing we heard were cricket sounds from our inboxes.

Some of the other features coming in the patch are:

  • Checkpoint saves
  • Ability to copy saves
  • Some surprises for all the Dead Nation players out there!
  • Below is a Development Diary that might hold you over until the patch is out:

    Written by: Luke - News Contributor

    1. #1 by Beastxjason on March 4th, 2011 [ 28406 Points ]

      Can we have a day where we can Slap the face of the person who thought, “We dont need voice chat”. I mean what are we in 1996? lol About time. Now I can plat it out finally.

    2. #2 by pedro on March 4th, 2011 [ 39949 Points ]

      It’s nice when things like these are addressed.

      But I’ve been hearing many thing about the “long time sony takes to publish patches”. Does anyone have any insights on this? Or is it just speculation?

    3. #3 by Dynojunkee420 on March 4th, 2011 [ 860 Points ]

      Nice! I love this game, pretty cool that they’re adding voice chat, definitely very useful in this type of game. It is strange it wasn’t included from the get-go.

      I play this game in local co-op and single player way more than I have online. Although, I suppose that could change with this patch.

      Just a few trophies left!

    4. #4 by Danny on March 4th, 2011

      People love this game that’s why they stuck around, and I’m so excited that they’re adding a voice chat!!!!!!

    5. #5 by Kane112 on March 4th, 2011 [ 35672 Points ]

      ye finally some needed updates cant wait for them

    6. #6 by Luke on March 9th, 2011 [ 27382 Points ]

      Who wants to buddy up and do co-op? I really need to get me them trophies!

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