Respawn admits Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is worthless to “one percent” of PC players.


Star Wars Jedi Survivor screenshot by Cale Castes

After much fanfare, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Launches today, continuing Cal Castes’ adventures as a Jedi Knight. However, the PC version was not well received by players due to numerous performance issues, a disappointing phenomenon that is once again becoming a trend nowadays with AAA releases.

As fan response grows, EA and Respawn have just released one. Statement on Twitter Acknowledging optimization issues, saying that it is aware that the game is not performing well for “one percent” of PC players.

“For example, players using cutting-edge, multi-threaded chipsets designed for Windows 11 were experiencing issues on Windows IO, or unexpected performance even on high-end GPUs with low-performance CPUs. Frame loss observed,” Respawn explained. “Rest assured, we are working to resolve these matters quickly.”

Respawn says that fixes for a “spectrum of configurations” are already in development, but it may take some time to deploy them due to the amount of testing before they’re pushed to players. It sure looks like it could be a while before any major fixes roll out for this $69.99 release. “We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any of our players experiencing these issues,” the studio added.

The bumpy launch came after a delay that pushed its release date back six weeks. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order With user reviews pouring in, Steam is already getting hammered by users. Mostly negative. We’ll have to see if the title manages to change things when the updates start rolling out.


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