Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision Games

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby JamesCableCar » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:09 pm

Damn Cold Winter is off.... shame.
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Area 51 is the best... Got it for £1.50 (around 2.50 dollars and 1.90 euros) :D

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby Bobz1993 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:39 pm

Mytho
Were the games you tested done through GameSpy or my DNS?
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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby Mytho » Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:00 pm

Bobz1993 wrote:Mytho
Were the games you tested done through GameSpy or my DNS?


All games were tested through GameSpy only.
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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby JamesCableCar » Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:09 pm

Just getting my research across, this is the status for the following games (through GameSpy) :

Area 51 - ONLINE
Star Wars Battlefront - ONLINE
Star Wars Battlefront 2 - ONLINE
COD Finest Hour - OFFLINE
COD Bid Red One - OFFLINE
Cold Winter - OFFLINE
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat - ONLINE

These are the only games I have really
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Area 51 is the best... Got it for £1.50 (around 2.50 dollars and 1.90 euros) :D

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby jacobgrocks » Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:53 am

Yeah, sounds like a publisher only thing.

Did anyone test Cold Winter through the DNS? It's Sierra/Vivendi which got bought by Activision.

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby xCrI$TiAhNx » Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:19 am

Flatout - Offline (Normal) - Online (DNS1)
Flatout 2 - Offline (Normal) - Online (DNS1)
Cold Winter - Offline (Normal & DNS1)
TOCA Race Driver 3 - Offline (Normal & DNS1)
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse - Offline (Normal & DNS1)
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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby Bobz1993 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:28 am

xCrI$TiAhNx wrote:Flatout 2 - Offline (Normal) - Online (DNS1)
Cold Winter - Offline (Normal & DNS1)
TOCA Race Driver 3 - Offline (Normal & DNS1)


Do you get a different error between using gamespy and my DNS?
Specifically supporting Mortal Kombat, Midnight Club 3, All Star Baseball 2005, THPS, Tribes:AA and other games supported by OpenSpy.
To connect use my DNS server, 67.249.158.107

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby xCrI$TiAhNx » Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:39 am

Bobz1993 wrote:
xCrI$TiAhNx wrote:Flatout 2 - Offline (Normal) - Online (DNS1)
Cold Winter - Offline (Normal & DNS1)
TOCA Race Driver 3 - Offline (Normal & DNS1)


Do you get a different error between using gamespy and my DNS?

If, in the TOCA 3(DNS1) I get "The console can not connect to GameSpy. Checks the configuration of the Internet connection."

If, in the TOCA 3 (Normal) I get "Race Driver 3 not available any longer."

In Cold Winter, i get the same message.
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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby lazyhoboguy » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:18 am

Sad news, but something like this happening was inevitable. Great that we have openspy and Bob's servers as an option for some of these taken down online games. Eventually more shutdowns for still online games are bound to happen, especially if DNAS ever goes offline, so one day the site will probably be more focused on LAN tunneling PS2 games through programs like Xlink Kai and XBSlink. We will have to make some guides for getting setup for those programs eventually to make it easier for new users. Enjoy the still online games while you can guys.

Thanks for all the testing you guys are doing, will update the site with this new information eventually.

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Re: Breaking News: GameSpy Drops Support of PS2 Activision G

Postby Bobz1993 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 4:53 am

xCrI$TiAhNx wrote:If, in the TOCA 3(DNS1) I get "The console can not connect to GameSpy. Checks the configuration of the Internet connection."

If, in the TOCA 3 (Normal) I get "Race Driver 3 not available any longer."

In Cold Winter, i get the same message.


Checking my log, with TOCA 3 you are getting to GameSpy login. Try loading the game without your memory card, Make new in-game net settings and use my DNS. Your gamespy account doesn't exist yet on openspy and this may cause it to drop you.

Cold Winter doesn't get as far. Will have to be looked into more.

X-Men is not in my log at all.
Specifically supporting Mortal Kombat, Midnight Club 3, All Star Baseball 2005, THPS, Tribes:AA and other games supported by OpenSpy.
To connect use my DNS server, 67.249.158.107

Visit http://bobzent.info for more info.


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