Outriders rolls out its piggest patch to date
Class-based shooter romp Outriders has been on a journey this month, tackling bugs and points since its April 1 launch date. Folks Can Fly solved crossplay points earlier this month however have nonetheless been scuffling with a list bug that is been snatching the loot out of gamers’ pockets. They’re nonetheless engaged on that one, they are saying, however their largest patch so far solves different issues like crashes, an indication in challenge, and a protracted checklist of different enhancements.
One biggo on the checklist is Outriders’ crashing points and the pesky ensuing crash logs that have been filling up gamers’ set up drives. On the final facet, Folks Can Fly say that this patch fixes quite a lot of attainable crashes all through the sport. For PC gamers particularly, they are saying they’ve “fastened a problem whereby previous crash dumps weren’t being correctly cleared from the participant’s system.” These have been the 300MB information that had been stuffing laborious drives beforehand.
Additionally particularly for PC gamers, Outriders now permits a handful of additional keyboard keys to be rebound. It is also elevated the sphere of view vary to a maxiumum of 130, up from 90.
The massive challenge that this patch does not remedy is the remaining stock wipe challenge. Folks Can Fly dig into the specifics on why it has been a tough downside to unravel.
“As you’ll know, we’ve been spending a whole lot of time on our Character and Stock restorations course of. It has been laborious to offer a precise date on its go reside date to date, primarily as a result of it has hovered on the very threshold of releasing for a while, however a small variety of edge circumstances have pressured us to reiterate and retest the method a number of instances over. The best issue we’re dealing with particularly pertains to giving characters the proper merchandise ranges, as merchandise ranges are calculated utilizing three totally different variables: Character degree, highest unlocked World Tier and highest accomplished Problem Tier. The complexity of those three variables collectively on particular person affected characters is taking a while for us to get proper. Our assessments point out that restoring increased degree gear than they need to have results in additional character corruption, so we aren’t capable of challenge a blanket one measurement matches all resolution right here.”
Folks Can Fly say that they wished to get this patch out to gamers as an alternative of holding it again to proceed work on the stock wipe bug. They will share progress on that resolution as they’re in a position. You’ll find the lengthy checklist of different bug fixes in their patch notes.
Regardless of the struggles, the RPS crew appear to be of a thoughts that Outriders is an honest shooter. Colm and Matthew can inform you extra about “essentially the most alright online game of 2021” in that video up above. It isn’t revolutionary, however they had fun with it. We even have an Outriders assessment that shares an identical opinion. Outriders: it is okay!
Folks Can Fly have been sharing submit patch updates on Twitter as properly.