• Outriders Devs Promise “Appreciation Package” Will Come For Players For Launch Woes

    13 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Outriders came out at the beginning of April (or ending of March, depending on what region you were in), and it seems as if it's taken quite a lot of people by pleasant surprise. Despite seeming to have a pretty successful go around, it does seem as if there was also a lot of bumpy issues for people, particularly in things like matchmaking. The developers have said they hope to get into the specifics of why that happened at some point soon , but they do want to show appreciation for those that powered through.
    As announced on the game's official Reddit page, People Can Fly and Square Enix...
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  • Outriders Offers Free Community Appreciation Package for Those Affected by Launch Server Issues

    Outriders Offers Free Community Appreciation Package for Those Affected by Launch Server Issues

    13 days ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Those who tried to play Outriders over its launch weekend were likely affected by the game's many server issues. Developer People Can Fly promised specific details on what happened during that time. As well as providing those details today, they've also revealed a free Community Appreciation Package for those who weren't able to play during that period.
    The short version of what happened is that the game “had enough server scaling capacity but our externally hosted database was seeing issues that only appeared at extreme loads”. This is an issue that didn't crop up during the demo so the...
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  • Outriders Patch And Player 'Appreciation Package' On The Way

    Outriders Patch And Player 'Appreciation Package' On The Way

    13 days ago - By Game Informer

    Outriders is a fun game that had a pretty bad launch thanks to server issues that prevented many players from matchmaking or logging on. Developer People Can Fly has been hard at work trying to extinguish the fires, but it also plans to reward players for their patience with a special "thank you" package.
    The team took to reddit to address the current state of Outriders, detailing how it plans to remedy the experience. The first big patch is scheduled to arrive sometime next week and will address a variety of problems, such as game crashes and matchmaking. You can read the full patch notes...
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