Originally Posted by peppersken
Just CONFIRMING it still works to play offline on hard and then old school, and upon beating it on old school, you can reload and switch to hardcore and will still work. Saves an entire playthrough and very helpful.
Just tried it and it dont work. I tried clearing the cache, deleting the update file and playing offline. Nothing seems to work. I even tried different combinations of the things I tried and still dont work.