Xbox Series S is “a Challenge We’re Glad to Face” – Alaskan Road Truckers Dev

Xbox Series S is “a Challenge We’re Glad to Face” – Alaskan Road Truckers Dev

The Xbox Sequence S’ worth from a shoppers’ perspective can’t be discounted, however on the identical time, various builders have raised points with its weaker {hardware} since its launch in 2020. Some have argued that the weaker spec console is holding again the present technology of recreation improvement, whereas Microsoft, however, has argued that that’s very a lot not the case.

Builders have clearly fallen on totally different components of the spectrum the place this argument is worried, and one studio that’s more than pleased to fulfill the challenges of optimizing for the Xbox Sequence S is Highway Studio, developer of the upcoming Alaskan Highway Truckers.

In a current interview with GamingBolt, when requested concerning the prime of the PS5 and the Xbox Sequence X – particularly, the variations of their GPUs – Highway Studio CEO Michal Puczynski mentioned that each consoles include their very own distinctive “challenges and alternatives”, the Xbox Sequence S being one in all them the place improvement for Xbox is worried. However although it’s a problem, Puczynski says it’s one the studio is glad to face.”

“Lowering consoles to teraflops actually doesn’t do them any justice. You may’t comprise their complexity in a single quantity. They arrive with their very own challenges and alternatives. For instance, Xbox is available in two variants – S and X – which you might want to optimize for. Each Xbox and PS5 even have distinctive options which can be supplementary to the video games but additionally anticipated or at the very least really useful by the platforms, and you might want to develop them. Nevertheless, on the identical time, each include distinctive alternatives and are nice platforms to develop on. For us, the largest problem is the Xbox Sequence S, however it’s a problem we’re glad to face.”

The dialog surrounding the Xbox Sequence S has flared up once more in current weeks, with Larian Studios having said that Baldur’s Gate 3’s Xbox launch had been delayed, as a result of technical difficulties being confronted by the studio in getting splitscreen co-op optimized for the weaker console. Just lately, nonetheless, Larian confirmed that the acclaimed RPG will launch for Xbox Sequence X/S in 2023 itself, with the Sequence S model dropping help for native co-op.

Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer has additionally lately spoken on the subject, and mentioned that he “doesn’t see a world” the place the corporate drops help for the Xbox Sequence S.

Alaskan Highway Truckers is about to launch for PC on October 18. PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S variations are additionally within the works.

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