Kena: Bridge of Spirits [PS4 LTE, PS5 LTE, PC]

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  1. pcchen

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    And considering that macOS is moving to ARM, it's probably going to be more difficult to port games from PC/consoles.
     
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    I'm certain UE has supported Apple's Metal/Metal2 API on both iOS and macOS for a while. Plenty of games written using UE use metal.
     
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    So you don't have to go through the menus to continue your game once it boots or worry about playing until you get to a save point?
     
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    Is it worth the memory needed and or writes to the SSD?
    I mean to me button presses doesn't bother me if it's almost instant and Sony had some kind of patent that hinted at going straight into certain game modes from the XMB.
     
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    For the loading, yeah the extra menu step isn't a big deal.

    I think what's more important is not needing to play until a specific check point or save point. On some games it's not an issue at all, on other one's its having to do another 10 to 15 minutes of play or worst yet is having to sit through extensive cutscenes before you get control back.

    It'll be interesting to see what impact, if any, quick loading has on game development. Will other games still enforce specific checkpoints or give control to the player as to when they can save and exit?
     
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    I feel we there already with the saves where in most games I play the only games where you have to make the next checkpoint is where it's a gameplay thing.
     
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    Understandable given the unique conditions this year has presented.
     
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    I think something went wrong with the linking? :p
     
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    I don't see the link too.

     
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    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! :( This looks great, I was really looking forward to playing this.
     
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    Maybe they will now launch it on all platforms at once?

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    If you mean, PC, PS4 and PS5, I suppose.
     
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    It’s a tiny studio, relative to most others, and I can only imagine the kind of pressure they’re under at present time. Good luck to them!
     
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    Yeah, to me it originally seemed they were hinting that it wasn't launching on all platforms at the same time. Wonder if this also shortens the console exclusivity window?

    Tommy McClain
     
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    Most likely the contract is for a period of exclusivity starting from time of release, right? At least that's how I'd look to have contracts worked out if I was the major corporation.
     
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