Put that six-shooter away, cowboy. While it appears mighty purdy on desktops, Red Dead Redemption 2‘s PC debut has been anything but smooth. From framerate dives to hard crashes and issues getting the game to boot in the first place, a fair few outlaws had trouble experiencing the wild wild west during last week’s troubled launch.
This afternoon, Rockstar provided two items to tide troubled followers over: an apology for the game’s sorry state, and a complimentary care package deal for gamers who bear by the ache.
Red Dead Redemption 2 arrived on PC final week, however any pleasure for high-fidelity hijinks was instantly snuffed by some really terrible issues. Beyond the brand new Rockstar Launcher often failing to recognise a purchase order and a few shaky framerate nosedives, the dang factor just wouldn’t stop crashing.
Rockstar took to Twitter earlier right now to guarantee followers that these points are actively being resolved, providing on-line goodies within the meantime. Hop into RDR2 this week, and also you’ll obtain a “complimentary care package” for Red Dead Online together with ammo, provisions, and a free Prieto Poncho.
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— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) November 13, 2019
A limited-time cache of provides and a snazzy poncho is sweet, certain, however I’m unsure it’s a lot comfort to gamers for whom even booting up RDR2 is a fraught expertise. Having already fastened a particularly nasty issue with the Rockstar Launcher, nevertheless, the builders are shifting their sights in the direction of extra technical considerations.
Certain Nvidia drivers, GPUs and a variety of CPUs have been inflicting complications for some gamers. Rockstar are rolling out an replace right now to assist clear up some stuttering, and are in talks with Nvidia to place these points to mattress for good.
Bit of a disgrace, launching in a state like that. Even as others on our crew struggled to get the game besides, Matthew had a rollicking nice time and referred to as it one in all our bestest bests in his Red Dead Redemption 2 review.
Unlike RDR2’s notoriously lengthy opener, there’s no skipping ahead ’till the game gets good in fixing a large piece of software program.
Disclosure: My long-term accomplice, our present flatmate, and a bunch of our friends all work down the highway at Rockstar North. Look, Edinburgh is filled with game builders and only a few locations to place ’em. What am I to do?