Returnal is on the point of launch on PlayStation 5, and the excellent news is it is a wonderful arcade shooter. Housemarque’s newest is its largest recreation by far, and it combines the studio’s arcade experience with a 3rd particular person perspective and rogue-like parts to nice impact.
For our review, we performed the sport with out the day one patch, and famous some tiny efficiency hitches and bugs right here and there. Nonetheless, the replace is rolling out proper now in time for launch (clearly), and it guarantees to make a slew of fixes to the expertise.
Weighing in at 10.4GB, the patch is fairly beefy, nevertheless it looks like it’s going to be an essential one. It apparently makes additional optimisations to efficiency, adjusts some gameplay balancing, provides somewhat extra visible and audio polish, and fixes quite a lot of bugs. The patch may also embrace a few further tutorials — viewable within the pause menu, by the way in which.
The sport runs very properly with out the patch, so we’re excited to fireside it up with the replace put in to see the adjustments. Will you be taking part in Returnal on launch day? Break the cycle within the feedback part under.