The War Z back on Steam, refund offer ends

The War Z is back on Steam after a troubled launch. A notice states that Hammerpoint worked with Valve on community feedback, and a patch has been issued for existing customers.

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After a troubled launch that resulted in the game being pulled from Steam, The War Z is back on Steam today. A notice states that Hammerpoint Interactive collaborated with Valve to address community feedback and make the title available worldwide.

The announcement also notes that the game has been patched for existing customers, and the refund offer has ended. The game is available for purchase for $14.99, or with tiers of Gold Credits for $24.99 and $49.99.

The game initially released late last year, but was dogged with complaints almost immediately. The game page didn't list which features were current and which were planned for future updates, leading some customers to feel they had been misled. Comments from executive producer Sergey Titov didn't ease matters, and he later apologized. Steam subsequently pulled the game and offered refunds.

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    February 27, 2013 9:30 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, The War Z back on Steam, refund offer ends.

    The War Z is back on Steam after a troubled launch. A notice states that Hammerpoint worked with Valve on community feedback, and a patch has been issued for existing customers.

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      February 27, 2013 9:42 AM

      I want this game to be good... i put the money towards it and got nothing but turd cereal with hacker marshmallows in return for my moonies!

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        February 27, 2013 9:53 AM

        That bad hey, I missed getting it before it was pulled so I guess I was lucky? In the screens it looked cool I guess the gameplay was crap?

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      February 27, 2013 9:45 AM

      Then play the arma 2 mod instead

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      February 27, 2013 9:51 AM

      This is the same guy who blamed the customers for his shitty game, something along the lines of "I am sorry the customers misunderstood what was actually going to be int he game". Valve should have a little more respect then to put this blatant ripoff back on Steam.

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      February 27, 2013 9:52 AM

      It'll be interesting to see if it breaks the top 10 again.

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      February 27, 2013 9:57 AM

      Unfortunately, many of the features advertised on the game’s Steam page were either exaggerations, or outright lies. Rightly so, customers were frustrated by these false promises, and this led to executive producer Sergey Titov making an “apology” on the title’s official forum, where he said he was sorry that gamers “misread” the Steam page.

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      February 27, 2013 10:06 AM

      Awesome, we need some new drama after the recent Cangate in DayZ

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      February 27, 2013 10:43 AM

      I still don't get the title. 'The War Zombie'? I think 'Z War' would've made more sense since they obviously couldn't take 'World War Z'.

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        February 27, 2013 1:44 PM

        isnt War Z a comic?

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        February 27, 2013 1:59 PM

        World War Z was taken, DayZ was popular. What's not to get.

        It's a shitty title, but what do expect from a game like this.