A bit of additional time to (warfare)hammer out the entire tough edges.
Warhammer 40K: Darktide can be launching on Xbox later than anticipated as Fatshark Video games start work on bettering the sport’s efficiency and mechanics, with seasonal content material on PC additionally being delayed.
The announcement was posted to Warhammer 40K: Darktide’s official Twitter account in a repentant assertion from Martin Wahlund, Co-Founding father of Developer Fatshark Video games, explaining that the crew is striving to ship a recreation that may be “Performed for weeks, not hours.” There’s at the moment no indication as to when the sport will launch on Xbox Sequence X|S or when to count on the primary rollout of seasonal content material. Wahlund has said that their focus going ahead can be to enhance key mechanics and efficiency points, saying:
We simply couldn’t proceed down this path, realizing that we have now not addressed many suggestions areas within the recreation immediately.
Martin Wahlund by way of Twitter
This marks the primary time that Fatshark Video games has correctly acknowledged the present state of Warhammer 40K: Darktide, as gamers have been beforehand infuriated with the developer after an absence of communication surrounding the sport’s greatest flaws. The areas which might be in most dire want of consideration seem like the sport’s crafting system, development loops, and bettering total efficiency.
Warhammer 40K: Darktide was launched on PC in November final yr and obtained a decidedly combined important reception, whereas dealing with the fury of its core fanbase. The consumer rating on Metacritic at the moment sits at 4.2 and destructive opinions on Steam have been progressively piling up on Steam as a result of recreation’s unpolished state, half-baked mechanics, and the usage of microtransactions for cosmetics.
Regardless of the sport’s poor consumer opinions, the event crew up to now has obtained overwhelming help from gamers on Twitter who welcome their resolution and have expressed cautious optimism for the eventual launch of Warhammer 40K Darktide on Xbox.