New LaunchPad FAQQ. Will the New LaunchPad require me to reinstall the game?
A. No, you will not have to reinstall the entire game to use the new LaunchPad. The new LaunchPad will update itself automatically to the newest version without the need to reinstall the whole game.
Q. What if I don’t want to upgrade to the new LaunchPad?
A. The new LaunchPad is necessary to access the game. It will not impede the quality of the game and will actually improve connectivity and data transfer speeds for many people.
Q. What if I try to use the old LaunchPad without upgrading?
A. You will connect to the new LaunchPad and upgrade automatically. This will replace your old launcher with the new one.
Q. What are the benefits of upgrading to the new LaunchPad?
A. The new LaunchPad will no longer require a Flash installation, it will have a much faster patching speed*, it patches smarter** and has a general aesthetic upgrade.
Q. How do I upgrade to the new LaunchPad?
A. It will automatically upgrade from your old LaunchPad. For a complete walk-through on how to do this, click here.
Q. When will upgrades for the new LaunchPad start?
A. Upgrades to the new LaunchPad will begin on Wednesday, November 30, 2011.
*As much as 10x faster than the original Station Launcher.
**Smarter differentials between versions.