Temporary Patch Workaround

Hello,

We’ve discovered that there is a serious error in the patch that went live today. If you had a game saved after obtaining the “Pollo Power”, downloading and installing the patch will cause you to be unable to swap back into a luchador from chicken mode, essentially blocking progression.

In light of this, we have pulled the patch down, but some players are already experiencing this issue having updated their game this morning. PS+ users might have also automatically obtained this patch last night.

If you have downloaded the patch already and are experiencing this issue, PS3 players are advised to delete Guacamelee from their system and redownload it. This will give you a non-patched version of the game, and your save game should work correctly.

Vita players should perform a cloud save (via the in-game options menu), then delete and re-download Guacamelee. Vita owners can then pull their save game from the cloud to retain their progress.

Note that this issue only effects people who have a save file after obtaining “Pollo Power” in Desierto Caliente. If you start a new game, or your save file is earlier than this, you will not be affected by the issue, i.e., getting Pollo Power after applying the patch will work properly.

Unfortunately the new Costume DLC depends on this patch. We’re currently working with Sony to try to pull this content from going live in the PlayStation Store tonight.

We hope to release a fix for the patch (as well as the downloadable content) as soon as possible. Really sorry about this!

6 Comments

  1. Jason Nally says:

    Thanks God, I hope this works, I absolutely love your game, i really hope this work around works, re downloading the game now. Thanks

  2. mu says:

    I love your game

  3. Marcus Thein says:

    Yeah works fine now with an unpatched game.

  4. Chance says:

    Don’t sweat it, guys – and thanks for being so communicative and fast-acting on this! (Don’t get that often enough!)

    Guacamelee is a gem in the Vita’s crown – Drinkbox rocks!

  5. justin says:

    seriously guys, i already started over before the press release. i am pissed. thing of it is i’ve had this game since may 2 and been playing in all my free time and i just beat Javier Jaguar last night. now i have to start over because i didn’t know wtf to do….. you guys should test your games…srsly smh.