While I’ve been fortunate sufficient to have had a problem-free time with Japanese street-crime journey Yakuza 0 on PC, I admit that I’m not too far into the sport. There have been reviews of some nasty crash bugs lurking round Kamurocho, and Sega have been attempting to determine how you can banish them. Unfortunately the time-tested Yakuza strategy of ‘punching things until they apologise’ doesn’t appear to be working, as they’ve needed to roll back their first patch mere hours after it went reside, because it apparently launched extra points than it solved.
The preliminary patch was meant to deal with a number of semi-common crashes, most notably throughout sure story sequences. According to the initial patch notes, these had been the issues they had been hoping to knock out:
Fix for crashes on boot and in cutscenes/gameplay.
Fix for crash when utilizing Staminans to realize consecutive Heat skills throughout Chapter 10 Fight.
Fix for crash in Pocket Circuit mini-game after deciding on a rematch with an opponent.
Right now, these dealing with the worst of the crashing points (some individuals discovered the sport instantly donking out to desktop after launch) are left with Sega’s previous advice, which incorporates an INI tweak that seems to work for some, however not everybody. I’ve seen others on Twitter declare that when you’re in-game, forcing the precedence of the Yakuza Zero course of to ‘High’ appears to scale back the frequency of issues, however that could be a placebo, and a typical one among PC video games besides.
It’s an actual pity to see individuals having a tough time with Yakuza 0, because it’s a very pretty expertise when it’s firing on all cylinders, in accordance with each myself (a long-time fan of the sequence) and our man of the streets Edwin in his review here. Hopefully it gained’t be an excessive amount of longer till they’ve cracked this nut. If nothing else, they may strive hitting it with a bicycle. That often solves Yakuza-related issues for me, no less than.
For those that really feel like tempting destiny earlier than the all-clear signal is given, Yakuza Zero is out now on Steam for £14.99/19.99€/$19.99.