Star Wars Jedi: Survivor released today, but so far things aren’t looking great for Cal Kestis’ latest outing on PC.
On Steam, the game currently sits with a “mostly negative” reception, with many lamenting the poor performance. At the time of writing, only 34 percent of Steam reviews for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor are positive.
“Runs like my ass after Taco Bell,” wrote one player, and they are alone with this sentiment (though, for now at least, alone with that particular word).
Another said, “The game is great fun, but the performance is terrible.” “I’m using a 3090 FE and 5700x and get a consistent 30 fps in some areas. In other areas I get a mostly consistent 45. This is at 1440p. No difference from lowering settings and using FSR” Doesn’t come. And it likes 19GB VRAM. It’s a rad game but definately wait till you have 24GB VRAM and don’t mind playing the game at 30FPS.
Someone called Star Wars Jedi: Survivor “one of the worst ports in recent memory,” and let’s be honest, there are a few doozies in there.
Meanwhile, others have seen their games crash, or not load properly.
Yesterday, EA said it would be releasing a day one patch for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. Then, in the coming weeks, it will release several more.
The language used by EA here, along with some reports from early reviewers, has led many to wonder whether the game needed to be tweaked long before launch, rather than releasing issues that had to be ironed out later. need to.
Judging by the reviews currently on Steam, it’s fair to say that it probably happened. Be sure to keep an eye out for Digital Foundry’s analysis on all this soon.
In our own review of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Chris noted that the game’s technical issues are “less devastating” than those of its predecessor (Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order), however, he added that “things still get very, very fast.” may go bad”.
During his review, he experienced objects, including but not limited to hands and hair, slicing through surfaces. He noted “some frantic pop-ins and cloak flapping when coming in and out of cutscenes”, and suffered a particularly “tough” crash during his playthrough (which was on PlayStation 5).
All this being said, he found Jedi: Survivor to be “really fun at the core”, and commended its “lovely interpretation”.