20 April 2024
Games Technology

Payday 3 Devs Swear Matchmaking Is Mounted Forward Of Massive Replace

Thieves prepare to matchmake.

Picture: Starbreeze Studios

After a horrible launch week riddled with error messages, Payday 3 maker Starbreeze Studios says the matchmaking points have lastly been mounted. The guarantees come forward of the heist shooter’s first large patch deliberate for early October.

“The scheduled upkeep carried out final week has mounted the preliminary matchmaking points that occurred throughout Payday 3’s first few days after launch,” the studo wrote in a new update on its website. “Matchmaking has been steady and has had good efficiency after the finished upkeep.”

The studio says that matchmaking infrastructure for distributing gamers to totally different servers was up to date on September 26, adopted by an improve on September 29 that added extra regional nodes for distribution to “improve the pace of matchmaking and create better redundancy throughout all on-line providers.” Anecdotally, it does seem that most of the matchmaking errors gamers had been previoulsy bombarded with have gone away.

However Payday 3‘s widespread issues proper out of the gate definitely did the always-online financial institution theft sim no favors, casting a shadow over a paid “early entry” interval and massive Xbox Sport Cross launch. And even with the server points principally addressed, at the very least for now, gamers are still clamoring for a bunch of quality-of-life improvements. Hopefully, they need to be coming quickly.

Starbreeze says the early October patch will embody over 200 enhancements throughout all platforms, adopted by extra waves of latest content material and fixes in November. The fist paid DLC, “Syntax Error,” is about to reach someday over the winter. It stays to be seen whether or not an offline mode will probably be one of many new options added to the sport within the coming months. The event staff had stated it was contemplating the chance.

“I don’t actually need to repeat that this was not the beginning we wished,” Tobias Sjögren, CEO of Starbreeze, wrote at this time. “However on the similar time, our enterprise mannequin is a marathon and never a dash and we’ll tirelessly proceed to construct Payday 3 larger and higher to ship the best doable worth for our gamers.”