Microsoft Issues Statement Regarding Fez Patch Issues
Fez creator Phil Fish released a statement recently as to why his company Polytron would not be fixing its problematic patch. Microsoft has released its own statement.
“Polytron and their investor, Trapdoor, made the decision not to work on an additional title update for FEZ. Microsoft Studios chose to support this decision based on the belief that Polytron/Trapdoor were in the best position to determine what the acceptable quality level is for their game. While we do not disclose the cost of Title Updates, we did offer to work with Trapdoor to make sure that wasn’t a blocking issue. We remain huge fans of Fez.”
The statement does little to deny Fish's claims of how expensive it is to issue a patch for a game on Xbox Live, but it does make it seem like perhaps Microsoft may have been willing to negotiate with Fish to a certain degree.