We all know about the Steel & Titanium Map Pack that's coming for Killzone 2 – it'll be available for download on April 30 – but Guerilla has more updates to issue.

It's patch 1.24, which will enable support for the aforementioned DLC pack and also adds three additional ranks to the top of the list; they're known as "Hardcore Ranks." It also boasts a few "minor improvements" that will enhance the AI, Campaign mode, Clan options and more. For instance, there's a potential bug on the Salamun Bridge in the Campaign that will be fixed, and there are more than a few Exploits that are gonna disappear. There's a funny one where the player can actually gain access to the palace roof if they respawn in a certain area when fighting Radec. Then there's a crazy incomplete wall in the Salamun Market that lets the opposition see and shoot you through the transparent obstruction. Then there are a bunch of new features, and if you want to see 'em all, just head on over to the official PlayStation forums . There, Seb "MotherH" Downie fills us in on all the details, and that list that encompasses the patch is quite lengthy. Now, where's our co-op, damnit?! Oh right, they've already decided it's not a good idea.

Anyway, if you're still having a blast with KZ2, you're likely more than ready to get an update like this and that Steel & Titanium pack will help a great deal, too.

Related Game(s): Killzone 2

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maxpontiac
maxpontiac
11 years ago

Speaking of "hardcore"…

There needs to be a mode similar to the aforementioned namesake in KZ2 multiplayer..

PSN _HAITIAN_JB
PSN _HAITIAN_JB
11 years ago

SWEET!

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

Bring it home to my dome!

ThugNificent101
ThugNificent101
11 years ago

Im extremely pleased to hear about the removal of exploits in the online stages. I just played a game a few days ago and had an unpleasant encounter with a group of glitchers, 3 to be exact, and i was pretty disappointed.

I have played more than a few games where i had simply stopped playing them because of the amount of glitchers and this is one i refused to give up. Never thought i would ever have to report anyone till that time.

Im pretty happy about the new ranks as well

Totalz
Totalz
11 years ago

Name and shame them so we can all look out for them and flood them with a torrent of abuse

Zemus101
Zemus101
11 years ago

Awesome, this will get me playing again. Whenever I pick it up now I get killed like 7 times before I even get a shot off at anyone ūüėõ Okay, maybe not all the time, but it feels that way. Now I have something to play for since I'll be able to rank up further. The only other thing I want is the air-bots to be stronger and/or more effective.

SPS3
SPS3
11 years ago

Awesome! But we still want co-op GG! This masterpiece deserves it and wont be totally complete without it. Anywho, thanx for the updates!!!!!!!

dveisalive
dveisalive
11 years ago

I hope they fix the movement, and thats it! the last patch was suppose to make the cross-hairs movement more fluid etc… but from my point of view it sucks! Anyways online is great/fun. I wish they add CO-OP.

shadowpal2
shadowpal2
11 years ago

Awesome…the better the AI…the more fun the gameplay. Well…not in the case of Ninja Gaiden haha.

jerocarson
jerocarson
11 years ago

cool

Jian2069
Jian2069
11 years ago

no co-op what?!

ShamRock
ShamRock
11 years ago

I like the game the way it is. I am seriously getting kind of sick and tired of everybody talking about co-op.The game is awesome without it.

daizycutter
daizycutter
11 years ago

gotta agree with shamrock.. far too much moanin about co-op…they have already said NO to co-op get over it!!

I can see the need for co-op only if killzone did not have online mode

dillonthebunny
dillonthebunny
11 years ago

the details on whats in the patch is in the forums… in about 1 min!

dante_zero
dante_zero
11 years ago

might give me a reason to pick it up again. platinumed it about a week and half ago and had EU ranking of about 19,000 overall but maybe need to work on that especially with dlc coming.


Last edited by dante_zero on 4/18/2009 8:58:51 AM

LegendaryWolfeh
LegendaryWolfeh
11 years ago

I have never been able to figure out how glitchers can sit for hours jumping up against walls and rubbing along objects to glitch stuff, where do they find the time and or patience to do it…

___________
___________
11 years ago

are they making elite easier?
ive been on the cruser lvl for over a month now and cant get past it because youve got to stop 2 enemies from shooting you from the frount behind left and right.
its ridiculous you need 5 pairs of eyes and 5 pair of arms to get past that lvl.
its a miricle my ps3 TV and controller are still working.
if i can finish COD [email protected] resistance 1 and 2 Uncharted drakes fortune basicly every game on the highest difficulty why not this.
its driving me nuts only this trophy and the top 1% are holding me back from my fith plat