At the end of last week, developers from Warner Bros. Games Montreal confirmed that the co-operative action of Gotham Knights would work on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S only at 30 frames/s. Commenting on the news, the senior technical artist for Rocksteady Studios accused the weak Xbox Series S and Microsoft policy of the situation.
Discord announced that the game would be limited to 30 people/s on consoles by the executive producer, Gotham Knights Fleur Marty. In doing so, she clarified that there would be no other modes of productivity and explained that it would not be possible to increase the frequency to 60 people/with difficulties associated with the cooperative mode in ., she wrote. According to Microsoft Store, Xbox Series X would work in 4K.
More attention was drawn to Devonald's tweet, which expressed its opinion on the subject, and he explained that developers were forced to limit the human frequency because of the Xbox Series S - He had not spoken very well about the system before, inter alia, calling for Microsoft's policy to be blamed for deterring the development of console games.
" he wrote, noting that the main obstacle was the graphical processor of the younger Xbox. " He visited. " At the same time, Devonald praised Warner Bros. Games Montreal for refusing to reduce the graphics in order to increase productivity.
Devonald's tweets gave a lot of noise on Twitter and on Reddit: some users criticized the creators of Gotham Knights, others themselves, Rocksteady Studios, accusing Microsoft, but calling for respect for game developers. The artist's Twitter account has now been deleted. In a recent report, he explained that he did not know the details of the production of the Gotham Knights and simply pointed to the difficulties faced by game creators and also called Twitter.
In most cases, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S offer two or three graphical modes with the ability to switch between 30 and 60 people/s, while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Fortnite and a number of others also support 120 frames/s. At the same time, some games are supported by additional modes after the release — this is what happened with Watch Dogs: Legion.
Gotham Knights will be released on October 21, on the PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S. The versions for the last generation's consoles have been cancelled. Later, an update will be released that will add support to the four players in the cooperative. Last week the developers published in Steam the minimum system requirements for the resolution of 1080p and 60 frames/s, but the recommended ones are still unknown.
The first reviews will appear on 20 October, but some users have already received their copies and started publishing gameplay records.