Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC has severe bugs, players say

Two patches since Tuesday release still leave multiple game-stopping issues, according to support forums.

Gamers who waited for Tuesday's PC launch to get their Ghost Recon: Future Soldier on were greeted with a cornucopia of errors from unrecognized inputs to graphical issues, according to posts on the game's official forums and on Steam. Ubisoft has since responded with two patches, though players are still reporting many issues.

"Okay, I can only shoot and you can only move. Wheelbarrow Ops are GO!"

The forum posts outline issues with keyboard and mouse support, difficulties with rebinding keys, crashes, online multiplayer regularly disconnecting, and graphical issues that actually worsened after patching. Some players are unable to move their characters at all, but Ubisoft support has attributed this to problems the game has when some input devices beyond a mouse and keyboard are installed.

"I present Ubi with my own achievement: 'First time in my life I couldn't play a game on release date,'" one Steam player said. Ubisoft representatives are asking for further information from players on their PCs and problems reported, and have said the team is "working aggressively" on the game's issues. When reached for comment, they did not speak on how or why the game was released with its unusual number of problems.

The game's PC version was delayed more than a month after its console counterparts, after several delays in development throughout its history.

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Codghostkiller
Codghostkiller

WTF when i launch ghost Recon and Press start at begining the game crashes and it says "Unable to recover" can someone tell me how to fix this problem :(?

skymaster4w
skymaster4w

ENEMIES DONT APPEAR IN DEEP FIRE HELIPAD NOW I CANT GO FURTHER! what the F ubisoft???? PC VERSION SUCKS! 

misterbanks87
misterbanks87

To be honest I spent 635 building my PC and I play every game full resolution except for DX11 titles, but even then its just a matter of me upgrading my GTX 460 SE which was cheap as butter, and I can sell it for 100 and spend another 150 for a card that can last me 4-5 years....but since I don't care about DX11 and have GRAPHICAL options for my PC, I can still play every game with higher graphical quality than the consoles

sheikweight
sheikweight

Remember konsole kids,  with PC Games you can always get them for FREE.

ChiefFreeman
ChiefFreeman

Why do you pc guys even bother buying these games anyway? They were made for CONSOLES. Stick to Battlefield, Diablo 3 and Witcher games. So stupid to invest all that money into a gaming pc that can't even take full advantage of most games released on it. Then they like to brag how much better pc gong is. Guess what? Pc gaming stinks! Consoles are not holding back pc gaming. Without console gaming bringing in all that revenue, there would be zero pc games available outside of Blizzard. I get so sick of hearing p. gamers whine like kids over the console crowd.

s4dn3s5
s4dn3s5

"I present Ubi with my own achievement: 'First time in my life I couldn't play a game on release date'"

 

 

This dude didn't play Diablo 3.

iwasncech
iwasncech

When i play MP. i get ("Yeti" Fatal Error). what is that ? can someone explain to me. it happen when i play mp and coop? i update patch 1.2 still same ??

Payasoplas
Payasoplas

Asking for support to UBISOFT? Don't waste your time...

moldyspud
moldyspud

Well, I had awful issues... couldn't start the game... didn't get my pre-order content, once I got the game working after spending two days altering game files and reinstallations, it just crashed on me. I wound up having to downclock my stock gtx 570 to 700mhz core, 1800mhz memory, 1400mhz shaders... that got the game working and not crashing. Still I have 5-10 minute load times in various places, and the framerate is HORRIBLE. It's probably 15-25fps if I'm lucky, on LOW settings. I can't believe it.

 

I run Max Payne 3 at full settings 120fps on my 120hz monitor with no issues, Spec Ops runs the same... any other game I've had no worries maxing it out. This game is terrible coded... it's just bad news for PC. Don't waste your money.

Lordmajeh
Lordmajeh

"I present Ubi with my own achievement: 'First time in my life I couldn't play a game on release date,'"

 

Dude obviously didn't play Diablo 3 on launch day :/

speed45823
speed45823

I know why the game was released with this unusual number of problems: Lazy dumb suckers who think they can stop PC piracy with stupid DMR. That's the real problem.

nasimvapico
nasimvapico

I'm playing on DX11 and I have had no problems so far

y3ivan
y3ivan

really i m running on dx9/dx10 card, it working fine. The graphics are really sweet on par with BF3 and i m not on the overpriced dx11

So_Com_ST
So_Com_ST

Yeah, I'll agree with this. Just got a top of the line m18x a week prior before release and ghost recon was thrown in as a bonus. Started playing, graphical cuts and stutters while it's going through a cut scene, and a 3/4 second delay between control input and actual action. And unoptimised for sli as it pretty much just used one card until you force the application otherwise under 3d settings. Oh, and I get knocked out of firing range after a kill shot

elessarGObonzo
elessarGObonzo

Firefly Rain got to point where quest wouldn't progress. "Cleared" showed but the garage doors wouldn't open. After quitting and continuing later only weapons available were Goblin and 45. Had to restart as Select Mission and go back through to continue with my unlocked guns. Have had few other mission breaking errors, mostly stages not spawning enemies and team mates getting stuck.

Stiler
Stiler

For those of you who are getting the "Driver hang" error (usually at the start, before you can get into the game) It's caused by having an overclocked video card (many video cards can be overclocked by default from the company that makes them, IE Zotac "Amp" edition, etc).

 

Just download a tool like EVGA Precision or MSI Afterburner and then underclock your card back to the base settings for that type.

 

This worked for me, however I can't play mp, likle most people, just constant disconnecting all the damn time. MP is unplayable, you're lucky to get 1-2 minutes in before it disconnects you.

 

All of this could have been solved with !GASP! Dedicated servers, but noooooo, Ubisoft can't let pc players use those.

emperiox
emperiox

Yeah, I've encountered THREE seperate crash errors. What the heck? This game is TERRIBLY buggy.

pidow
pidow

Too many to blame the machines, not the product, a bad product will not play on any machine period.....put the blame were it belongs, a very poorly made game...I am not buying it period.

demonic_85
demonic_85

To be completely honest, anyone who bought this for PC should have known better. Ubisoft was going to cancel the PC version due to piracy concerns so its no surprise that they gave us a shoddy port filled with bugs. I stopped buying Ubisoft's games due to their neglect for the PC.

Godly_Kongming
Godly_Kongming

At least PC players got 2 patches!  Console is STILL unbearable and NO patches!  The fraking mics dont even work!  I WILL NEVER BUY UBI AGAIN.  They just pushed out this game and forgot it

Paintballa
Paintballa

To me this release was just half ass. It seems more like a Console port than anything. PC should Premium gameplay and visuals. Not crap play and stuff barely working. Ticks me off!

 

hadlee73
hadlee73

At least they are trying to fix it immediately. It beats the "Oh just try defragging and reinstalling your drivers" I get from most publishers :P

godzillavskong
godzillavskong

Time to call Orkin!.........hears crickets............ . sorry, that was lame.

MW2ismygame
MW2ismygame

what else is new the pc gaming community get shafted with another crappy port. I don't see why it would be this much trouble actually have a good port.

Madball357
Madball357

Games should be bought around a year after release, unless you want to pay to be part of the beta testing team.

 

Publishers: OMG PIRACY IS KILLING THE INDUSTRY!!!!!!

msfan1289
msfan1289

and i thought the released the game weeks after the console release was to make sure the PC version will run fine, well the drop the ball

redskinStu
redskinStu

I don't remember this type of thing ever being this bad. Constantly hearing about glitches, fatal flaws etc.

koospetoors
koospetoors

"the team is "working aggressively" on the game's issues"

 

Woah! Ubisoft actually supports the PC now?! I thought it was run exclusively by dirty rotten pirates out for their blood.

andrewwittmaier
andrewwittmaier

Wow Ubi you guys spent how long working on this after releasing it for consoles and it still doesn't work?  On top of that, it's not a very good game!  The Ghost Recon name used to mean something, now it's just another second rate, under-supported, under-developed game from Ubisoft.  

pidow
pidow

I'll whole off buying the game until fixed.

c4l1d3n
c4l1d3n

Been playing MP and SP no problems. People whine, anything that's wrong will be patched because this game is SPECTACULAR! Why so serious?

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

what's this about the PC always being the superior platform? lol

Lemming400
Lemming400

 @ChiefFreeman Saying Ghost Recon wasn't made for console, how about the original ghost recon or original rainbow six? The modern FPS was made from PC games, ever heard of a little gem called counter strike? No, not surprising.  Now sit down and keep paying for overpriced games. 

kArmabOat
kArmabOat

@Godly_Kongming Atleast you can play it. I can't even move after 2 patches. And the fact that my fps sits at 20 with sli 560's is pathetic.

JDCAce55
JDCAce55

 @hadlee73 After contacting Ubisoft support, I was told to update my Nvidia drivers. ...which would be a good idea, if I had an Nvidia card and not an AMD card.

pidow
pidow

Its not the pc, its the poor quality of the workmanship on the game.

OmegaRecon
OmegaRecon

 @Spartan_418 Stick to your consoles with no modding capability, bad graphics and no upgrade capacity then.

 

Meanwhile I'll be playing PC only titles, like Planetside 2. :P

Karzovis
Karzovis

 @Spartan_418 

 

It is the superior platform, PC will always been superior to consoles because any tech a console has PC will have already been there, and keep on going. 

 

Ubisoft's incompetence with PC developing doesn't change that. 

ChiefFreeman
ChiefFreeman

 @Lemming400 this is 2012, not 2001.  Ubisoft has been primarily a console developer for over a decade.    Enjoy having to upgrade your pc every few years to play the 3-4 titles that you spent $500 on a new graphics card  to play.   pffffft.

hadlee73
hadlee73

 @JDCAce55 haha oh dear. Imagine how many people who aren't as clued up about their hardware might have followed their advice too!

pidow
pidow

Their are too many of pc and console users saying the same thing....poor workmanship in the quality of this game period, not what it is being played on!.

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

 @pidow Or perhaps the variability of PC gaming hardware results in buggyness that you don't find in console games since the hardware is standardized

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

 @OmegaRecon "bad graphics"

 

Elitism. A game running at 720p without anti-aliasing doesn't make it look "bad". In the case of GRFS I really doubt that the PC version offers any visual improvements other than resolution, since the console version was noted for looking somewhat dated.

 

The 360 and PS3 are still capable of technically impressive-looking games, such as Gears 3 and Uncharted 3, and the console versions of BF3 and Crysis 2. The fact that PC gaming hardware is more powerful doesn't change that.

Memories0fBlood
Memories0fBlood

 @OmegaRecon Cool I guess i'll stick to my consoles which don't cost $1500 to play 3 games that take advantage of said hardware capabilities.

 

Meanwhile I'll be playing Everything else.

No offence but pc elitism is so 2005.

FPSonPC
FPSonPC

 @ChiefFreeman Hmm, $500 every few years?  Gee, I guess I should go out and buy that new console that won't play my games. from the previous edition of the console.

jiorij
jiorij

 @ChiefFreeman i won't even try to play a FPS game with a joystick, that sucks. 

eric_neo3
eric_neo3

 @Spartan_418 No it's because they use drag and drop modules from the 360 dev kit and think it'll work the same on different OS' instead of programming it the correct way.

OmegaRecon
OmegaRecon

 @Spartan_418 Sorry if I came off wrong. I can see what you mean.

 

Consoles sparked the gaming market in the first place with the NES, I don't have problems with consoles... Just with people that hate what others like; as you said.

 

To each their own!

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

 @Viper3IN Oh. You're interpreting my username as indicating that I'm an extremely biased Xbox fanboy? That's a reasonable assumption, but I actually own and play games on both PC and PS3 as well as 360.

 

I made the original comment resulting in this troll thread mainly because I have a lot of resentment for the general community of PC gamers.

 

The ones who seem to have more fun proclaiming their superiority than actually playing games. The ones who honestly believe that consoles shouldn't exist, or that no one should be allowed to play games on anything that isn't a PC. The ones who constantly preach "STOP LIKING WHAT I DON'T LIKE" and want everyone to stop playing Halo because they think their PC shooters are superior. Yes, a lot of them actually think that.

 

I play PC games myself, but I also see the PS3 and 360 as being perfectly valid ways of playing games, and there are good reasons to own and play both of those consoles, as well as PC.

 

I understand perfectly well the fact that PC gaming is, objectively, better than console gaming. My problem isn't with PC gaming, it's with PC gamers.

Viper3IN
Viper3IN

 @Spartan_418 What facts do you have on that other than the developers feeding you these lies. Pirating exists on all systems, don't fool yourself but with a name of "Spartan" in it I'll just assume I'm talking to a brick wall.

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

 @OmegaRecon No, even PC only titles still have to be scalable and be able to run on a very wide variety of different machines.

 

So you think consoles shouldn't exist, and devs/publishers' only source of revenue should be from PC sales? That might sound reasonable if PC gamers didn't CONSTANTLY pirate their games.

OmegaRecon
OmegaRecon

 @Spartan_418 If there weren't consoles, the games on the PC would be standardized. Such as how PC only titles work.

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

 @Viper3IN That's incorrect. A few console games render at lower resolutions, namely Halo 3 and CoD titles, but the vast majority actually render natively at 720p.

Viper3IN
Viper3IN

 @Spartan_418 FYI most console games don't even run in 720p, usually 540p and are upscaled to 720p. Also yes GRFS does some PC specific settings like tessellation. Also if you have a really good computer yes most games on the consoles look "bad" or "dated". It's not PC elitism either, it's gamers that enjoy playing games and are getting ripped off because the system that originally helped these companies to succeed are getting dumped on for no reason except they know where the bigger market for money is. Finally Gears 3 and Uncharted look the best on consoles hands down but that isn't saying much compared to most PC games at medium settings.

Memories0fBlood
Memories0fBlood

 @OmegaRecon Don't worry about it mate, my reply was little late to the party. You and Spartan had summed the debate up quite nicely further down the page. ;)

OmegaRecon
OmegaRecon

 @Memories0fBlood I didn't mean... ugh.

 

Consoles are fine!! I enjoyed my PS3 and 360 thoroughly when I had them! I was just saying that my next CPU build is inexpensive, and yes I'm excited to build it.

 

PC games are basically the same as console games, it just depends where you play it.

 

I know some of my friends are PC enthusiasts, and I really don't want to be labeled that as well. I like games. The rigs don't matter.

Memories0fBlood
Memories0fBlood

 @eric_neo3 Someone using computers to create video games noooooo what magic is this? Please enlighten me the ignorant as to what is a programmer or 3D artist.

 

Give this boy a hand for being the most oblivious person on gamespot, make sure you include your responses so everyone can see how fail "my" "thread" is. Hahaha 

 

As I said before, stop taking drugs or maybe take more, it might help with whatever is wrong with you. Seriously are you for real? lol

eric_neo3
eric_neo3

 @Memories0fBlood Heard of a job called programmer or 3D artist? Guess not.. While you might be ignorant I'm not. Also your thread is now shared on the fail forums enjoy.

Memories0fBlood
Memories0fBlood

Hahaha well done, you've made absolutely no point in 7 paragraphs, great job at assuming EVERYTHING. 

 

I'm off to bed, I have no reason to explain anything to someone whose jimmies get rustled so easily. Even if I did explain myself, you'd probably just find another red herring to fly off on.

 

Night night don't forget to kiss your computer before you go to sleep seeing as it seems like it is the most important thing in your existence.

 

TomoEK9
TomoEK9

 @Memories0fBlood So your work computer cost your company an rm and a leg? Congrats you have a poor accounting system and a supplier that likes to overcharge.

 

Also nice to point out what it is you need the computer for. Saying "Hey I spent 20k on a computer for work" doesn't tell me anything about the computer, just that you have a company that likes to blow money.

 

Just because you don't know how to put together your own computer and would rather pay someone else to do your own work doesn't make it a bad idea.

 

I have both a PC and a PS3, with few exceptions, I would rather play games on a PC. Why? I can make the game look better, controls feel better, and often times the community is better.

 

I see you like fallout, enjoying all those bugs and glitches the console versions have? I wouldn't know, user fixes and mods let me have a new game over and over again.

 

Even then, I am sure you had fun playing Diablo 3, Starcraft 2, league of legends, minecraft, and TF2 on your PS3 right? Cause mine has difficulty playing any of those.

 

Anything a console can do, a PC can do, and more. Most games these days have releases on PC, 360 and PC, short of in-house games, so the difference in libraries tend to be small.

Memories0fBlood
Memories0fBlood

 @TomoEK9 Hahaha I like you! You've got a little bite in your posts, too bad that's massively overshadowed by your obvious poverty "If you had to pay 1500 for a decent gaming rig, you should be shot." Hahaha you must not get out much considering just one of my work computers costs close to 20k. Good try though!

Memories0fBlood
Memories0fBlood

 @OmegaRecon Hey look! The spelling police! Thanks for taking the time to point out that my phones predictive dictionary gave me offence before offense, being that I was in a rush and picked the 1st in alphabetical order. 

 

Also thanks for missing the point completely, I actually have a "gaming " pc that cost over $1500 because I didn't want to buy frankencomp just to save money, when I can spend $300 on a ps3 and play games my pc just simply cannot play.

 

My point being your pc elitism, you are playing video games which is a hobby at best and saying basically "pc rules consoles drool blah" is a sad, childish and pathetic way of making you seem more stylish or hip because OMG PC. I'm not against pc's, just this immature bickering on how you play GAMES (keyword)

 

So how was playing MGS4, UC1-3, any fighting game when you have friends over or any other exclusive?

 

PS: TomoEK9 enjoy living in your parents basement so you can afford your uber Hax leet gaming rig so you can post nothing of any relevance lol!

OmegaRecon
OmegaRecon

 @Memories0fBlood It's 'offense'.

 

And I built my cpu for way less than "$1500". I'm planning on an upgrade for around $500 that will last me for a long while.

TomoEK9
TomoEK9

 @Memories0fBlood  @OmegaRecon 

If you had to pay 1500 for a decent gaming rig, you should be shot. You can make a fairly good gaming PC for less than 1k, and guess what? I can do more with it than play games and watch movies.