April 13, 2024

Content material Warning – the viral co-op horror hit from the staff behind Completely Correct Battle Simulator – has simply obtained its first patch. And alongside a primary batch of bug fixes, it brings a bunch of latest toys to play with within the depths, together with get together poppers and a reporter mic.

Content material Warning, in case you missed all of the fuss earlier this week, sees groups of as much as 4 gamers descending into lightless depths to seize unspeakable horrors on digital camera. Assuming they make it out alive, the footage can them to uploaded to SpöökTube and – one viewing get together later – hopefully develop into a viral sensation. It is a foolish/scary good time, and a mixture of heavy streamer consideration, plus the very fact it was free to obtain and preserve for a restricted time, has seen it surge up the Steam charts with over 6.2m gamers.

That preliminary success was accompanied by some early teething troubles which developer Landfall Video games has been wanting into, however whereas these investigations proceed, it is launched a primary patch to deal with an preliminary spherical of points. With the replace utilized, gamers can count on decreased onerous drive utilization for recordings, a brand new inverted mouse setting, fixes for duplicated discs when choosing up on the similar time, plus changes to emote costs.

Extra thrilling, nonetheless, are the primary batch of latest toys included within the replace. There is a reporter mic so gamers’ wannabe SpöökTube hits can look just a bit extra skilled, in addition to a brand new sounds gamers, and get together poppers for these moments if you simply must alleviate the stress with a festive expulsion. Moreover, a projector has been added to the backyard so post-exploration viewing events can now be held outdoors.

What as we speak’s replace does not repair, nonetheless, are the 4 key areas the staff flagged yesterday in its publish celebrating 6.2m downloads. Which means it is nonetheless wanting into points with voices, connection and internet hosting points, plus points with digital camera footage not extracting and never being seen. Fixes for these will hopefully begin arriving quickly.

Content material Warning now prices £6.69/$7.99 on Steam after its current giveaway, and Eurogamer’s Christian Donlan thinks it is value a glance. “There’s one thing actually charming right here,” he wrote after a delve into its depths, “one thing that generates a sense, amongst strangers, that they’re briefly not strangers in any respect. You are not looting one thing, you are making one thing – and that’s very, very totally different for the vibe of a sport, I feel.”