The original review was in semi-AOL speak and left out some stuff, so mod ta-da, here's a somewhat brand new review for everyone!
Shazam, we give you the official KotOR 2 Patch. It fixes fixes quite a few issues, bugs and adds a few new features to the game. A short list of what you can expect from it follows:
Quote: * Added voice lines for Opo Chano when the PC states they can repair the protocol droid themselves on Telos (dark side)
* Added support for the Intel i915 chipset
* Corrects a crash issue at the beginning of the dialogue after entering the Harbringer
* Corrects a crash issue when transitioning between B-4D4 to the main character after Czerka Mainframe quest on Telos (light side)
* Corrects an art issue with NPCs that appear in the mine foreman's log on Peragus
* Corrects a geometry issue inside the Jekk Jekk Tarr bar on Nar Shaddaa
* Corrects an issue with ATI Radeon cards being incorrectly reported in the swinfo.txt
* Corrects an issue with Atton missing from force cage in the Telos Academy
* Corrects swoop race forfeiting issue. Players can now win races after forfeiting a race.
* Corrects an issue with the swoop bike getting stuck in air in the swoop race mini-game
* Corrects stuck issue when reboarding Ebon Hawk on Nar Shaddaa
* Corrects a text/voice mismatch in Kreia's dialogue on Malachor
* Corrects a scripting issue with Batano quest on Telos (light side)
* Corrects a scripting issue with Devaronian conversation on Telos
* Updates a journal entry for "A Hidden Power" quest on Korriban
* Updates a journal entry for the "Fuel Sabotage" bonus mission on Telos
* Master Vash’s corpse will now yield a lightsaber if you have a lightsaber when you kill him on Korriban (dark side)
* Khoonda Gun Turrets will no longer appear if you destroy them on Dantooine (dark side)
* Reduced the repetition of party members' voice lines when opening doors and containers
Also, this patch is only for USA versions of the game. It will not work for the UK/other international versions. The patches for them can be found at the official LucasArts site.
Hey your breaking the rules you should know better and if you weren’t a FN staff member
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#2 - 04-28-2005 at 16:11
Kahless2001 From: (Manchester ) Joined: March 15th, 2003 Posts: 122
Are you not breaking the rules?? My Kotor is as buggy as ever, waiting for a few more updates before i can stop saving every 10 mins regularly.
#3 - 04-29-2005 at 21:27
majinrevan From: (Kent, OH) Joined: March 12th, 2004 Posts: 251
God, this patch keeps doing the following:
O.K., I have downloaded the patch numerous times and restarted the computer whenever the patch did not install. But, still, I get some error about "old file not found, not going to be overwritten because contents do not match" or some error like that.
WHY?!?! I want to continue playing this game from where I left off. I was waiting for a patch.
HELP ME PLEASE!!
- Majin Revan
#4 - -Fortnox - 04-30-2005 at 09:24
Guest (dsl82-163-165-202.as15444.net) Joined: December 31st, 1969 Posts:
if it dosent work first time you might want to restart before trying again. i quote:
" * Please reboot the computer if any issues are encountered during the patching process."
#5 - 04-30-2005 at 12:12
majinrevan From: (Kent, OH) Joined: March 12th, 2004 Posts: 251
Sigh, a patch... Came a little too late I think, have already completed game twice :S
#10 - This is the US patch - 05-22-2005 at 13:52
Guest (10.32.2.5) Joined: December 31st, 1969 Posts:
I kept getting the 'old file blah blah blah problem' but this was because this is the US patch, so i went to the lucasarts website and got the UK version from the support page. Maybe this is the problem some people are having with the patch, this is the English version but its US-English not the UK version.
#11 - 1.0b? - 06-10-2005 at 05:39
Guest (dialup-18.104.22.168.acc02-mcmi-dwn.comindico.com.au) Joined: December 31st, 1969 Posts:
this is the second patch right?
do you need the first patch to run the second one?
#12 - 10-17-2005 at 02:32
JediKilla From: Joined: December 18th, 2004 Posts: 475
yes you do mr guest
#13 - i dont understand nothing - 12-02-2005 at 08:30
U need another patch to work.I dont understand nothing.If i need another patch where i can download it from
#14 - 09-15-2006 at 05:07
Darth_Lord From: (Timisoara) Joined: September 13th, 2006 Posts: 7
this pach wont work,the install stoped when it came to diolag.tlk,and sad "old file not found.however a file whit the same name was found,no update done since concats do not mach." pls help i want the pach!!!!!!!!
#15 - 10-06-2006 at 14:47
Darth_corr From: (Ajax) Joined: April 8th, 2006 Posts: 459
i just got the game update it with all the updates and it stil wotn start up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Where can I download the first patch so I can run this one?
#19 - 01-30-2007 at 17:59
beardie From: (Zagreb) Joined: August 13th, 2006 Posts: 26
"oh you know whtu tsl needs is a walk button i hate running all the time"
This feature already exists in TSL but not in KOTOR if you don`t know that.
As for needing previous patches; I installed the v1.03 patch for KOTOR without having last two and it still works normally.
#20 - swoop - 02-19-2007 at 00:10
ccruner13 From: (wi) Joined: February 18th, 2007 Posts: 1
the patch says it fixes the swoop racer floating bug but i still have it. i managed to get second place time on onderon by hitting the tunnel ceiling and getting pushed down somehow but on telos i cant do anything...i had read sometihng about not practicing on telos which i had done in my first game and this second game i just asked about the course and the times and then persuaded the guy to drop the entry fee and i floated up again...really fricken annoying...lots of credits to be had from swoop racing that i cant get now...whats the deal?
aigh dont ask him for the track records if you dont want to float...first place is 41 something
ok so i go in and just pay to race and it goes normal then i persuade for my second race and its normal again but i still dont have first and want to know what i have to beat. then next race i float up. so i reloaded after posting that last one and go in and persuade right away and float up so i figure it only worked first time because i paid. so i reloaded again and went in and paid and floated up. making me slightly frustrated. ^btw someone can throw these all in one post or something and if anyone has a guarantee to a normal race id like to hear it please thanks
#21 - Worth my Time? - 03-20-2007 at 11:22
SirDMG From: Joined: December 29th, 2006 Posts: 90
Is this patch really worth my time?
I mean normally I would get it no matter what but my pc seems to have troubles playing it after I patch it.
so my question is (being as I can play it well without the patch) is it worth it?
I mean are there any mods that have to have the patch to work correctly?
and for the last one is anybody else getting an error message about the Kotor2 exe file?
#22 - 03-20-2007 at 11:39
JediShemL (Staff) From: (Arizona) Joined: July 17th, 2002 Posts: 3197
Quote:Is this patch really worth my time?
I guess it depends on the person. I used the patch for years up until recently. Either my anti-virus software or my spyware software made it so I can't play the game with it anymore. If you're doing fine without it, then don't worry about it.
#23 - 03-20-2007 at 12:27
SirDMG From: Joined: December 29th, 2006 Posts: 90
Thanks for the fast response I tried it again and I can not even start the game I get a stupid error message about my KOTOR2 exe file....oh well it looks like I don't need it
thanks again Shem
#24 - reinstalled now im screwed - 03-22-2007 at 05:59
kame_yo From: (erie pa) Joined: March 13th, 2007 Posts: 70
i was clearing out mods yesterday trying to get the dark aprentice mod or the atris lightsaber return mod to work. i cleared out everything and this kept poping up the windows send error report. so i reinstalled but now it freezes after character selection and i had to update the video drivers to fix that before?
ps sorry about droping this here but im not on the forums
#25 - major problem.... - 04-28-2007 at 12:15
DarthZhuka From: (Illinois) Joined: April 28th, 2007 Posts: 1
well sorry to bother u but i downloaded this patch in hopes of using and down loading the other mods on this site and after being down with my download and completing the patch i found that my Kotor 2 will no longer open and has error along with the auto run being your patch download if you can plz help me id be very greatful as you may kno id love to get back to playing
#26 - not working - 07-15-2007 at 16:00
jessefett From: (Alberta) Joined: June 13th, 2007 Posts: 49
when i go to download the screen pops up with the kotor screen thing then just sits thats doing nothing
#27 - wooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhoooooooooooo - 08-06-2007 at 07:19
rancorman From: Joined: April 5th, 2007 Posts: 121
yeah i just got kotor 2 and it dident work but now it das!
Yep! Recently in LucasArts forums, it's been noticed that there is no place to download the 1.0a patch from (except lucasarts.com, but for some reason people can't download from there). This is the 1.0b, so is there any chance that someone uploads the first patch here on Filefront? That would be a great help.
BTW, I downloaded the two French patches for TSL. Would they be any useful here on KotorFiles?
could the "old file not found... file with same name" thing be that if you have editted .2da's it changes the file so it is unrecognisable? If so can someone make a swoop patch because i want to race!
#31 - HELP ME - 03-02-2008 at 07:53
nemtom From: (Budapest) Joined: July 11th, 2007 Posts: 18
so there are 2 errors/bugs:
-When i gonna go out from the 1st planet (Pregarus II or what) it repeats the sith guard kill minigame and at 2nd time my screen is black
-NOW I GONNA OPEN KOtoR II - TSL and popups an error window and the game is closed PLZPLZPLZPLZ HELP
#32 - I can't get the whole patch to load. - 04-23-2008 at 12:03
Saddo From: (Halifax) Joined: February 21st, 2007 Posts: 463
I'm not liking this.
#33 - Dose This ? - 05-28-2008 at 10:28
Revan45383 From: Joined: April 5th, 2008 Posts: 16
Dose This help on Telos? Coz when i get to the snow part of telos it will not work Atton is in the rong place
he is not in the cage , Kraia too. and T3 what ever his name is.... i cant get hem out of his cage.
#34 - whats wrong? - 07-07-2008 at 14:04
EvanBuck From: (Carlinville, IL) Joined: May 26th, 2004 Posts: 27
So if u want a mod on the game put it in the override folder then use the tsl updater to install it???
#40 - 10-31-2008 at 07:41
capi95 From: (Bucharest) Joined: October 30th, 2008 Posts: 10
#41 - 12-30-2008 at 20:10
40pilots From: (Phx AZ) Joined: November 25th, 2008 Posts: 4
ok some of you (xcuse my language) FOOLS. cannot fully dl the patch that reason is this: you dled kotor somewhere off the internet and used a no cd crack on it. the patch wont work you cracked it. if you want this patch to work all you do is this: uninstall and reinstall the game. before you use the d**n no cd crack, get the patch. and then run or replace the kotor2.exe file.
my problem is this. now that i dled the patch the console wont come up when i press ~. meaning i cant type giveitem. anyone else got this problem or a fix to it?
#42 - 04-25-2009 at 12:39
mr_dad From: (Gladstone MO) Joined: December 15th, 2008 Posts: 56
Patch B must not need patch A since no one not even the official site has it anymore. I searched for about an hour and could not locate a copy of patch A (except fileshack which wants a registration so they can kma).
I just installed B by itself and it works just fine (aside from the game still being defective, but that's Obsidian).
#44 - WTF! - 05-31-2009 at 01:09
aqt From: (newport city) Joined: November 1st, 2008 Posts: 279
when ever i install a Mod it says cant find INI. files and when am trying to install this its going ERROR CANT FIND OLD FILE BUT THERE IS ONE WITH THE SAME NAME so i renamed all of my mods witch have all failed got same error now am only 13 for god sake i got it on pc so i could get mods but i really dont understand ether post here or talk to me on xfire user is farruski or my e-mail witch is firstname.lastname@example.org
This thing is screwing with my head.
I know what's going on.
It will 'patch' wiith a texture pack and then though it won't freeze, it doesn't register the progress of the 'patch' until it's completed.
The final five percent is going to take about forty minutes, give or take, maybe more.
Longer than it took to install the game.
#49 - 06-20-2009 at 05:36
jenova136 From: (evansville) Joined: June 19th, 2009 Posts: 1
how do i down load it?
i click download now and it sends me to a useless place
Everyone should just avoid this patch, it breaks the game... I encountered two bugs that made it impossible to progress in the game. If you reinstall the game without the patch, any saves you made with the patched version will still work with the retail version.
#51 - 08-25-2009 at 11:43
havy From: (lynwood ca) Joined: July 30th, 2009 Posts: 287
Hi guys! I just got the KotOR II for my PC and now i believe it's actually too old for my graphics card, an ATI Radeon HD4830 512Mb DDR2, does ANYONE know about a patch for the game so i can use higher settings than 800x600...?
#53 - 10-19-2009 at 23:07
lol3r_86 From: (Inowroclaw) Joined: February 8th, 2009 Posts: 12
As for patch being aborted. Buy a legal copy or make sure to :1. patch 2. make copy of original kotor2.exe 3. crack. When new patch comes out 1. Repleace cracked .exe with original patched one. 2. Apply newest patch 3. Copy new patched .exe 4. Apply Crack.
I can't get this to install. It says its not a valid Win32 application... Can anyone help me out?
#55 - FInally... - 01-16-2010 at 18:30
ARC_07 From: (Anchorage) Joined: January 16th, 2010 Posts: 2
My only compatible computer has an intel i965 chipset (I know, my Vista is much better) and is not compatible, (or for that matter, it doesn`t work at all) and the patch fixes that. Unfortunately, like SO many other people, the patch decided to stop at 95-96%, RRRRGGG. After uninstalling/re-installing 5 times, where the patch might stop at 16%, or 89%, so I unistalled the game one last time, and ran ccleaner on registry files, (http://www.ccleaner.com/), and within 2 tries, it worked!! As most people who have experienced this problem, the LucasaArts support forum is COMPLETELY useless.. Anyone who has this problem, rejoice! A solution!
#56 - Better patch to fix swoop glitch - 05-29-2010 at 01:27
Xsonic From: (Texas) Joined: May 29th, 2010 Posts: 1
The unofficial made patch 1.0c by xenon fixes a BUNCHLOAD of bugs for the PC version. I finally got the swoop race bug fixed YAY.
Simply finish installing 1.0b patch, then get the 1.0c patch by xenon. Game runs almost perfect now
#57 - Install.. - 07-11-2010 at 03:12
acidusq1 From: Joined: October 13th, 2009 Posts: 123
If im Double Click Install Here Is This: Error X Old File not Found.However,A File Of The Same Name Was Found.No Update done since File contents do not match.
What I Must do?!
iKillSith From: (Wyoming) Joined: August 5th, 2010 Posts: 13
alright people, if your getting "old file not found error" i got it too and was able to figure it out. The game MUST be in it's ORIGINAL state without any mods that modify or change the base files (usually restoration content). in addition, do not do the Enable Cheats for the swkotor2.ini file or manually adjust any of the base files, modules, or lips data files before running the patch installer. An easy way to do this is just do a hard uninstall - reinstall of the game.
#61 - Question about patching - 11-30-2010 at 21:13
mrboots From: (Seekonk, MA) Joined: November 30th, 2010 Posts: 2
When I go to use the swupdate.exe it says my game version is 2.00, so do I have to use the patch or no?
#62 - you probably have the UK version (but don't know it!) - 12-24-2011 at 16:51
Okay, I got the same "old file not found. however a file with the same name was found" message. Like poster #10 above, my problem was that I have a UK version of the game and was trying to patch it with a US patch. Apparently, they sell the UK version in the US, where I live. Anyhow, go to the official website (http://www.lucasarts.com/support/update/kotor2int.html) and download patches 1.0a and 1.0b. Apply them in alphabetical order.
And another I found out, every time I get close to finishing the game, the game crashes, and when I go back in, I find that all my inventory has been deleted, except for the things I have equipped. Plus, I can't change party members because there all gone too! I load back to my auto save, but then it doesn't finish loading, then it crashes. It happened when I was in Freedon Nadd's tomb on Dxun. I need a patch to fix this, because I am sooooooo annoyed!
Great, but where are the rest of the patches? I am still having problems with this game (freezing after combat, etc...). This still needs some updates.
I am sure most of you already knew this by now, but this was an incomplete, rushed game. This game sucks compared to Kotor1, and this is almost unplayable for me because of the freezes. Come on LucasArts, give us some more fixes, after all you guys are the ones that ruined the game (We are still waiting for Kotor3).
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