Final Fantasy XIII Endless Jumping Bug


The latest bug to delight Final Fantasy XIII’s horde of ravening detractors provides some surreal entertainment:

Game breaking indeed.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    18:19 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You guys fail,it's not weird for a game to have bug,show me a game which dont have bug 100% i bet u guys wont find it.This place suck.People tend to pose shit ass stuff about big famous stuff.All of u dont know how much goody is packed inside the game.So just STFU and dont give a shit if u dont like it.What a failure...

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    Comment by Rinfinite
    18:43 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Someone is about to cry.


    Comment by Anonymous
    17:24 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lol moar hate plz.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:03 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    My name is...




    Comment by Anonymous
    18:41 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    if this is a bug, then every 2nd game is bugged.

    Comment by Anonymous
    Comment by Anonymous
    19:49 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's not as bad as the graphic bug. That's just stupid KI nothing new to FF.
    Sadly this is common in most of the newest games. lazy engine disgners are lazy.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:17 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    u know, i find the bug quite amusing when i saw how vanille react to lightning's sudden urge to jump non-stop

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    Comment by Mug-why
    18:49 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Got this game yesterday and enjoying it so far. And jumping Lightning is not enough to make me sad 8) (I didn't saw this bug yet though)

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:14 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You know what's worse than FFXIII bashing? The readers who bash them. C'mon, let Artefact post whatever he likes.

    After all, bugs in over-hyped games make big news, it's talked about in 2ch often. I think this site is great in delivering what's currently hot among the Japanese internet community. If you don't like it, then make like a tree and get out of here. I mean, leave.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:06 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    people complain about linearity,
    then they put in a loop and people complain again.
    what do they have to do to satisfy you? :p

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:04 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    They should totally give the lead character a ridiculously cheesy name, then all will be good.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:35 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    uhh, hello? Snow? Hope? Lightning? Win.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:49 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm getting tired of FF bug reporting and bashing, I only like some of the FF spin-offs but none of the main series, but even bashing the series is getting really old.

    I wasn't aware that Sankaku was bug FFXIII bug report page.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:51 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I wasn't aware that Sankaku was the FFXIII bug report page

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:04 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sankaku has been the FFXIII bashing page lately. And most of the bashing has been the same:

    1) The game is linear! (By the way, who cares?)
    2) There are bugs! (All games have them. And these are very minor ones.)

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    Comment by Artefact

    4-5 sceptical articles on the biggest RPG of recent memory is too much?

    We published more articles going on about the release dates, platform releases and, most importantly, Serah's schoolgirl outfit... I think this is far from unbalanced coverage.

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    Comment by Caligastia
    15:46 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I recently tried to bug Suare-Enix about not including japanese voice dialogue on the game, surprisingly enough they replied (I used the hiring email cause I couldn't find any other support email to voice opinions)here's the transcript:

    --- Original Message ---
    Subject: Quality Assurance Translator Position
    Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 07:55:12 -0600

    You guys really need to set up polls amongst gamers to take decisions. A LOT of gamers here in America would like to keep the japanese dialogue on Final Fantasy XIII, you have to at least make it available on the PS network, english dubs, specially on games, SUCK, there's just no way to get it right, there's big consensus around this issue.


    Thank you for contacting the SQUARE ENIX Support Center,

    Thank you for taking the time to write to us.

    We do appreciate your suggestion toward our future titles. Although I cannot guarantee it being implemented in future projects, it will be forwarded to my superiors. I thank you for you contacting us today.

    We hope this information has been of assistance.

    Nathan - SQUARE ENIX Support Center []

    I was mainly trying to bug them so I didn't put any particular attention or care to the wording.

    I got the reply from this address should you want to voice your opinion on the subject...

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:24 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I wonder if they meant that?

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:03 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    1. It's an automated response. I'm sure they get tons of email, so an automated response is to be expected.

    2. "Big consensus"? I don't know about that. While I agree that the dubs kind of suck, I don't think there is a large outcry to keep the original dialogue. If anything, the cry is to simply hire better voice actors for the English version.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:50 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Translation of Square's response: Thanks, we don't care. Please go away.

    Also, I don't think the opinions of a few japanophiles qualify as a "consensus".

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    Comment by Anonymous
    16:51 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Dude, this is the best glitch ever, non-interfering and entertaining, 2 birds w/ 1 big ass japanese hardcore-gaming god's-oxymoron rock.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:33 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I don't even care about FF XIII but all this talk and bashing makes me want to buy it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:58 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wow instead of going straight, it's going up and down! Who said it was a linear game?!

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:35 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    it's a sinusoidal game!

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:31 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Vanille is bored.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:21 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    Bugs of games like Fallout 3 and Oblivion never documented like this, only in troubleshooting, bug reports, and patch fixes...

    Who wants to play Final Fantasy XIII other than such HYPE? LAME!!!

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    Comment by N.R.
    07:50 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I don't see the point of posting the bugs in the Japanese version of FF13, since they will probably be fixed in the US and Europe editions anyway.

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    Comment by metatron
    08:26 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    She has a cute back~

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:51 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    i see, that many fanboy of ff cant admit the real thins around new FF...

    ffxiii is complete dissaster, becuase is lineal, boring and have many bugs, remember this game have many years for complete it....

    anyway wrpg beat up tp jrpg in this age

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:39 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh common that was only 40 secs

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    Comment by man1
    19:37 08/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    "...Meanwhile, Lightning's indecision whether sommersaulting or backsaulting would make her look cooler, has cost the team extra unnecessary gaming hours, Excalipoor and a chance to obtain the secret mizugi l*li character which was only unlockable after defeating the superboss Beta SquallVaanTidus under 9000 hours of gametime."

    Endless Thirteen, anyone?

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    Comment by Mic Nor
    15:26 27/07/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    If that character was supposed to be following her, then it was trying to make a path to the player. NPC's take the shortest available route, this one couldn't round off the numbers for which one.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:02 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm going to rename the game as Failnal Fantasy.

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    Comment by Mr.Turnabout
    07:38 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    No, He rolled a perfect 20, but he failed just cause there was a bug in the die. Sorry.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:51 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The fail in this bug is not the endlessness of the jumps, it's the way she jumps... it looks like she's flying not jumping

    Anyway, a lolbug is awesome

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:00 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    i tought she was training

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:09 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    DeathCrunch, you can get a lot of helpful information from online resources, as well as magazines, people, reviews, etc.
    And you can't deny that they provide good insight into what a game is to a specific preference, but...
    You never know if you'll like it until you've played it with an open mind.
    Just because something is linear or has a few bugs doesn't mean it's no good.
    (BTW, what happened to the classic games that had lots and lots of bugs, but no one cared? If it doesn't hinder your gameplay, it's not really that significant)

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    Comment by GHS
    11:18 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I think backflipping for eternity over a cliff would count as hindering gameplay...

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:24 08/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's an NPC (basically all other characters follow the leader) thats doing the jumping, so you can just ignore it and move on.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:19 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Cause it's not like this game is a piece of shit, or anything... Right?

    Comment by 53271036
    05:09 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well we *could* get the Japanese dubs if SE just bothered to do it. Unfortunately, as far as I know, it doesn't look like we're getting them.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:18 06/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is pathetic. it seems like "Look for a bug and complain!".. there are tons of games that has worst bugs than this jumping thing, specially western rpg.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:25 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    With linear games comes linear bugs.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:29 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Does anyone care about this anymore? Because I don't.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    10:42 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sankaku delivers again on the butthurt department

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    Comment by Anonymous
    10:22 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    so thats why you can't jump in RPGs

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:19 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Square "Enix" fails.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:38 05/01/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    What are you trying to say with the quotes?

    Is it something about the company or something about yourself?

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