Crowfall’s Govt Producer Gordon Walton has penned a fresh dev blog this afternoon, one week in to the sport’s launch, to debate the state of the MMO and ArtCraft’s plans going ahead. Walton reiterates what gamers skilled with the launch final week: that it was marred by some technical difficulties and DDOS attacks however that suggestions from gamers has been useful and that the group has been “hyper-focused” on fixing zone crashes.
On yesterday’s podcast, Justin and I expressed shock on the quiet launch and the shortage of promoting and hype. It’s been low-key on objective, Walton explains, and promotion will ramp up throughout the EU, NA, Oceania, and Brazilian markets “quickly.” And sure, Oceania gamers, the devs know you’re grumpy about the truth that the Dregs campaigns have begun in Europe and North America however not for you. They haven’t forgotten you; it sounds such as you simply want extra gamers in these areas to get to the “1000’s” of degree 25+ toons required. “We’re nonetheless constructing our viewers within the Brazilian and Australian markets and sit up for beginning campaigns there quickly,” Walton says.
Growth continues on the sport, each within the type of updates to the bottom sport and the primary massive patch. Within the brief time period, ArtCraft is engaged on shopper optimization in bigger fights that didn’t crop up in beta, broader world zone limits and queues, and getting gamers into battle way more shortly.
“We’re additionally in parallel engaged on our first main replace, which may have lots of of extra updates affecting powers, crafting, gadgets, Everlasting Kingdoms and all the opposite features of Crowfall, together with some new options. This replace ought to go up on our Take a look at server someday subsequent week. I wish to take a second to thank our prospects who try our new variations on the Take a look at server and provides us suggestions, because it vastly improves the standard of the updates which are revealed to the Reside servers. We are going to proceed to have incentives (distinctive beauty gadgets) for enjoying on Take a look at at particular occasions for particular durations, look ahead to these promotions on social media and the boards.”
MOP’s personal Fight or Kite columnist Sam Kash posted his tackle the launch earlier this week, zeroing in on the perceived low population (a notion he doesn’t share) and his ideas on the early sport.