Aliens: Colonial Marines

Aliens: Colonial Marines News for Xbox 360

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A second title update for Aliens: Colonial Marines is now available to download on Xbox 360, Gearbox has announced.

While it's unlikely any of the changes will make the game significantly better, a number of bug fixes should at least make it more bearable for those giving it a go.

PS3 and PC players will get updates soon, although Gearbox hasn't said when they'll roll out.


  • Addressed an issue that could sometimes cause co-op player revival to not work under certain circumstances.
  • Addressed issues with players not spawning into a level properly.
  • Fixed a marine player invincibility exploit.
  • Resolved several instances where players could walk or fall outside of maps.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause localized text to sometimes display incorrectly.
  • Addressed an issue where weapon ammunition was not always highlighted properly.
  • Addressed some issues where multiplayer / co-op clients could see interactive objects displayed in a different state.
  • Fixed a bug affecting voiceovers with the Firing Range bonus content.
  • Addressed an issue where Ripley's Flamethrower (bonus content) would sometimes fire continuously without player input.
  • Addressed a rare issue that could cause Achievements to not unlock properly.
  • General user interface improvements.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.


  • Addressed some issues that could cause improper warping for co-op players.
  • Various tweaks to address instances where NPC characters would not always properly navigate to objectives.
  • Added safeguards to prevent players from using a weapon in the weapons-suppressed portion of "One Bullet."
  • Modified Bella and Reid's behavior in "No Hope in Hadley's" to prevent them from spawning at the wrong point.


  • Fixed issues that could clients to report inaccurate results and statistics.
  • Addressed instances where a map would appear to "pop in" when loading into a new match.
  • Addressed an issue that was could cause stutter when opening the multiplayer scoreboard.
  • Switching profiles while in a lobby now returns players to the title screen immediately.
  • Multiplayer teams should now correctly auto-balance between rounds.
  • New Xeno appearance customization added.


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rbevanx's Avatar


All those "fixes" and not one for O'Neil!
Posted 15:48 on 08 March 2013
Bloodstorm's Avatar


I can't see "fixed an issue where players experience extreme disappointment while playing" anywhere.
Posted 13:44 on 08 March 2013

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Release Date: 12/02/2013
Developer: Gearbox Software
Publisher: Sega
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: BBFC 18
Site Rank: 1,378 104
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