Folks Can Fly Guarantees Particular Particulars on Outriders’ Server Points


Outriders has attracted hundreds of gamers over its launch weekend. The issue is the sport’s servers haven’t been in a position to deal with the calls for of the cross-platform play, resulting in gamers struggling fixed disconnects. Folks Can Fly has now promised they are going to “share extra particular particulars about whats occurring and what we’ve been doing about it.

The problems have arisen from an issue found as Folks Can Fly had been making ready the Day One builds. They discovered a desynchronization between the PC model and that for consoles. The ensuing mismatch causes all gamers to be faraway from a recreation that included gamers from each PC and console. This meant PlayStation and Xbox gamers may play collectively with out a difficulty, as may Steam and Epic gamers. Sadly they couldn’t all play collectively. Automated matchmaking has now been turned off between PC and console whereas the developer seems at patching the code in order that they’re all synchronised.

There have additionally been a number of server outages affecting “core parts” of the sport with some gamers not even in a position to get previous the Outriders’ loading screens. These had been occurring as late as 1am ET as we speak, April 4, however appear to be resolved on the time of writing. Folks Can Fly are nonetheless making an attempt to work by all the issues, however they’re planning to share extra particulars of what went unsuitable with gamers within the close to future:

Whereas console figures aren’t accessible, the title attracted 111,953 simultaneous gamers on Steam over the weekend, changing into Sq. Enix’s greatest ever Steam launch by a large margin. This isn’t too shocking bearing in sort the sport’s demo was additionally extraordinarily standard, downloaded by over two million gamers who clocked up greater than 9.5 million hours of playtime between them. As soon as all the recreation’s server points are solved and the main bugs are mounted, the developer could even flip their consideration to DLC for the sport. Whereas the title is full at launch, Folks Can Fly would take into account “important expansions with self-contained tales” so long as gamers stay within the recreation.

[Source: Outriders, Reddit]

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