Steam suspends ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ sales due to performance issues [Update: WB issues apology]

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We're solely midway by means of 2015 and it’s already clear which recreation goes to be the most important catastrophe of the yr. Regardless of being probably the most anticipated recreation of the yr, developer Rocksteady dropped the ball exhausting on the PC version of the sport, to the purpose the place Steam had to droop sales.

The difficulty is said to the atrocious performance of the PC version. To start with, the sport is capped at 30fps, which is senseless. Even in case you handle to bypass the restriction by modifying config information, the sport nonetheless performs poorly on high finish graphics playing cards. On prime of that, the PC version has poorer graphics than the PS4 version, probably a primary within the historical past of gaming, with a number of of the visible results not current on the PC launch.

With the Steam web page suffering from unfavorable critiques, it’s no shock the corporate had to droop the sales of the sport. Even in case you purchased a bodily copy of the sport, Steam gained’t settle for the product key. In all seriousness, this can be a good factor, as the sport is an entire catastrophe proper now technically and nobody must be playing it in its present state.

For those who needed to purchase the sport, it was advisable that you simply wait however now it appears you haven't any selection. Till Rocksteady fixes the issues, it’s best to keep distant from this title, at the least on PC.

Replace: Warner Bros. has pulled the PC version of the sport from in all places. The corporate has additionally issued an apology on its boards here.