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Burnout Remastered patch to fix corrupt saves, is a patch of a remaster a repatch?

Published: 10:42, 04 April 2018
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EA: Burnout Paradise

Despite being a remastered title, Burnout Paradise Remastered has had its share of issues on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The first patch promises to address that, introducing fixes for corrupt save files and crashes, among many others.

Despite the game practically having launched once before, Burnout Paradise Remastered has a vastly different environment to cope with, which obviously brought about a slew of issues.

In fact, both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 users have been reporting numerous crashes, corrupt saves, frame drops and just general glitching, but Criterion's latest patch promises to fix that.

Criterion Software Burnout Paradise cars are racing. One car took flying lessons in order to overtake the other. Burnout Paradise: Remastered

Among the first to catch the eye is the "Event failed to start, please try again", which was a common bane of many players who tried to join custom matches in Burnout Paradise Remastered. Additionally, offline and unranked races will no longer count towards the World's Best ranking system. 

Xbox One X players have been complaining about N Rouse, with one section of the track inexplicably capping their frame rate to 44 frames per second, which Criterion says will no longer happen. 

Criterion addressed Burnout's social component as well, most notably the issue where players couldn't find their friends' lobbies, despite them being set to Friend Only. Also, Creating races in Freeburn Online will no longer induce 18 seconds of hang time.

Criterion Software Concept art cars racing on promo image for Burnout Paradise Remastered. Burnout Paradise Remastered

Apparently, Burnout Paradise Remastered players who were playing through Showtime events on Newton DR experienced crashes which in turn corrupted saves. Criterion says the patch fixes that, although your saves are most probably toast.

Seeing as how Burnout Paradise Remastered seems to have suffered from more crashes than we'd care to count, here's the game's full patch notes posted by Criterion on reddit, if you care to sift through them.  

Having launched on 16 March 2018, Burnout Paradise Remastered has enjoyed a stellar start to its new lease of life, with the game quickly climbing up charts. In fact, by the end of the week it launched in, developer Criterion was already celebrating its . To be fair, they were helped by hefty discounts, but nevertheless - it's more than a good start.


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