XBLA port features local split-screen multiplayer – but only when played on an HDTV
, a stipulation that wasn't ... stipulated very clearly. Microsoft announced two efforts to rebuild the shattered relationship between it and SDTV-owning fans who found themselves lacking in modes. The full (but brief) statement is after the break.
First, Microsoft is now issuing refunds to affected customers who contact the publisher through customer support
. Second, it is preventing other customers from being Mine
shafted by adding clearer notification to the XBLA listing
: "To experience split-screen functionality a high-definition television is required."