Lovecraftian’s RPG game “The Sinking City” can be purchased again on Steam, but the developer Frogwares requires players not to buy it.
In a brief statement on the studio’s social media channels, Frogwares stated that although the store has listed it as the developer of the game, “Frogwares has not yet created a version of The Sinking City, which is now available on Steam.”
The statement concluded: “We do not recommend buying this version. There will be more news soon.”
Frogwares has not yet created the @thesinkingcity version sold today on @Steam. We do not recommend purchasing this version.More news will be coming soon. February 26, 2021
The statement was to remove the game from Steam after a legal dispute between the developer Frogwares and the publishers Nacon and BigBen.
He was forced to comment further on the “versions being sold on Fanatical” and was asked directly “Are they bad too?” Reply There is a simple “yes” on Twitter.
This game-which only returned to Steam yesterday-has accumulated a lot of negative reviews, with some claiming that it is an “old version of the game”.
“No DLC, no cloud saving, no achievements,…this is different from the version obtained Published by Frogwares in early January,” said a Steam commenter.
ICYMI, “The Sinking City” PS5 version is now available. It is boosted to 4K resolution at 60 frames per second, improving visual fidelity overall, and significantly reducing loading time-in some cases by a factor of six. The PS5 version of “The Sinking City” is also bundled with support for the DualSense function.
“Unfortunately, there is a huge quality gap between the gameplay and the world of The Sinking City,” we said in ” GamesRadar + “The Sinking City” game review. “I like to be immersed in characters and atmospheric environments-it gives me the same surreal feeling as I am obsessed with Lovecraft short stories.
“But actually playing games is a completely different thing. Because of the many counterintuitive systems that often break each other, I feel immersed in an atmosphere where I don’t have any good means to participate.”
It’s all New games in 2021 (Beyond).