Early impressions of the sequel point to another poor PC version.
Highlights of the story
- The Star Wars Jedi: Survivor PC version is reportedly riddled with performance issues, leading to terrible frame rate drops, stuttering, and an annoying experience on high-end PCs.
- Visual, audio, and other glitches all point to a bad PC version, with many reviewers using the RTX 3080Ti pointing to PC port issues.
- According to reviewer Fextralife, the Xbox version appears to be smoother than other ports in a detailed video review of the game.
- A day one patch is expected to fix the performance issues, but many users estimate that the entry needs a lot of updates before it becomes a smooth experience on PC.
As the launch date of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor approaches, fans are getting excited to see how well the game holds up in terms of performance. Unfortunately, the entry seems to be full to the brim with infamous issues like stuttering and frame drops on the platform. Things are particularly bad on high-end PCs, as seen in many reviews that have come out ahead of its release suggesting a poor PC version for the title.
There have been several reports claiming EA’s Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (a Denuvo DRM title) has poor performance on high-end PC hardware and consoles.
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A number of notable figures on Twitter have called out the PC version’s poor performance, which for some reviewers overshadows the good aspects of the Game of the Year contender because of how much it hinders the user experience. . For example, a review by PC Master Race shaking”Ryzen 9 5950X, 32GB RAM and RTX 3080 Ti“Just barely able to kill”30-40 FPSCheck the ” when playing the PC version of the game.
YouTuber, Fextralife, dissected the optimization issues in depth and presented a detailed video with evidence that identified a wide variety of bugs affecting the audio and visuals of the entry. The video also featured all experienced stuttering and performance dips.
The YouTuber calls the performance on PC “absolutely disgusting,“And he is”Very disappointed.The recorded footage also appears to be full of lags and stutters in the frame rate, which proves the reviewer’s perception. A patch released on April 25 was supposed to improve performance, but it failed to do so, as Fextralife said. Things were pretty bad near the beginning of the game, and issues arose throughout the playthrough.
The user can Barely hit 60 FPS mark RTX 3080 Ti on High settings only. However, the FPS was not stable for the reviewer. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order would sometimes fall Below 30 FPS Mark or even Stay in single digit FPS For the YouTuber who experienced the expected enrollment. The tester alleges that even a high-end gaming rig built using $6000 to $7000 will have problems due to the poor PC port.
Audio bugs were also quite evident for the user, as he experienced a lot of dialog desync issues during cutscenes throughout the playthrough, but this will be fixed before the game is released. There were also random graphical glitches which are highlighted in the review footage above. Therefore, FextraLife has said that PC users should not buy the title immediately after launch and wait for possible future fixes.
On the other hand, the Xbox version was noted to run without any audio, performance, or graphical issues. However, some reviews have also pointed out the glitches affecting the PlayStation 5 version. A day one patch will likely fail to improve all lingering performance issues due to the reportedly terrible state of the PC version, but later updates down the road could improve the game.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will see a global release tomorrow on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series S and Series X. Legacy, The Callisto Protocol, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, and more recent releases. However, it is expected that future updates will smooth out the rough edges of the title for the PC version.
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