Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Ads retroactivley added to WipeoutHD, soon others

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 5 years ago

PlayStation (Games) 0

An anonymous reader writes "American users of WipeoutHD might have noticed that there's an advertisement showing up all of the sudden during loading. This both during online and offline play. This according to a poster on the well known gaming forum NeoGAF, is being done covertly. Though the writer suspects that said software was installed during update 2.01 and it's the ad-content that is now being snuck in. Gamasutra has a story on the company responsible for the software to sneak . And where Gamasutra notes that "Double Fusion said it plans to launch in-game advertising in "another handful" of PS3 games by the end of the year." So what is next, can we look forward to fighting the Kool-aid man and zombified Mars bars in Uncharted, or is there anything that can be done to hinder companies adding advertisements retroactively, without the customers prior knowledge?"

cancel ×


Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?