Warhammer 40,000: Darktide builders Fatshark have introduced that they are delaying the co-op horde shooter’s seasonal content material with a purpose to focus solely on addressing “the suggestions that a lot of you’ve gotten.” That suggestions is greatest witnessed by way of the latest Darktide Steam opinions, which sit at “Largely Destructive” after 8471 submissions. Particularly, Fatshark say they will enhance crafting, stability and efficiency.
“We take monumental satisfaction in our potential at Fatshark to ship a recreation that thousands and thousands can get pleasure from. This was what we got down to do with Warhammer 40,000: Darktide – to create a extremely partaking and steady recreation with a degree of depth that retains you enjoying for weeks, not hours,” begins Martin Wahlund, Fatshark CEO in an open letter to gamers.
“We fell wanting assembly these expectations.
“Over the subsequent few months, our sole focus is to deal with the suggestions that a lot of you’ve gotten. Specifically, we are going to deal with delivering an entire crafting system, a extra rewarding development loop, and proceed to work on recreation stability and efficiency optimization.”
Fatshark are delaying not simply the seasonal content material, however the launch of “premium cosmetics” and its Xbox console version. “We simply couldn’t proceed down this path, understanding that we’ve not addressed many suggestions areas within the recreation in the present day,” Wahlund writes.
Darktide appeared destined for achievement. Fatshark beforehand developed the favored Warhammer Fantasy co-op shooters Vermintide 1 and a couple of, and a 40K model of the identical idea which blended melee and ranged fight appeared like a no brainer. There have been additionally a number of, vastly fashionable Darktide closed beta occasions main as much as launch. Alas, the unfavorable opinions on Steam have been constant since launch, with an general “Combined” score from 51,773 complete opinions on the time of writing.
A scan of latest Steam opinions, most of which come from gamers with dozens and even a whole lot of hours of playtime, sees individuals praising the “core gameplay” however discovering it falls aside within the particulars of its crafting system, its development programs, and its choices for tips on how to play. Fingers crossed these points will be resolved so individuals can have extra enjoyable smashing hordes to bits with friends.