Lethal Premonition 2 is coming to Steam this yr
Lethal Premonition 2 was the a lot anticipated sequel to the unique 2010 cult basic, and far to its detriment, it launched completely for Nintendo Change final yr. Efficiency at launch was famously dire, even for a sequence cherished for its charming low price range presentation. It was subsequently patched to repair a number of the most evident points, akin to a framerate that might dip into the low 20s, nevertheless it nonetheless isn’t fairly.
But it surely seems to be like we’ll quickly be capable of play the sequel with out an excessively uneven body charge and blurry decision, as a result of it’s coming to Steam in 2021. That’s in line with a 2020 annual report for Thunderful Group, the mother or father firm of writer Rising Star Video games, as noticed by Gematsu. There’s no phrase on a precise launch date, however assuming Nintendo has a one yr exclusivity interval it’ll most likely launch in July.
It’s welcome information for the Lethal Premonition transformed, however there’s motive to be cautious: the unique sport’s PC port didn’t fare notably properly at launch, with efficiency points and a 720p decision lock (dangerous, even in 2013). A fast browse of the sport’s Steam web page means that there are nonetheless excellent points, however I suppose we’ll have to attend and see how the sequel fares.
Like the unique sport, Lethal Premonition 2 proved divisive at launch. IGN wrote that it “isn’t so dangerous that it’s good, it’s simply common” whereas Destructoid identified that it’s important to shave and dry clear your garments within the sport, which little doubt impressed its extra beneficial 8 out of 10 overview.