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Enhanced Edition Interview – Additions, Improvements, Future Plans, and More

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2017’s Seven: The Days Long Gone was a curious recreation, and one which appealed to all those that performed it with its mixture of genres and mechanics. With a setting that borrowed from cyberpunk, fantasy, and science fiction, and gameplay that featured stealth and parkour parts to go together with its position enjoying mechanics in an open world, it was actually a singular expertise. Recently, builders IMGN.PRO and Fool’s Theory launched an expanded model of the sport, including a number of hours’ value of latest content material. Hoping to study extra concerning the enhanced version, what modifications it makes, and what plans the builders for Seven sooner or later, we despatched throughout just a few of our questions. The questions beneath have been answered by MGN.PRO’s Jakub Ryłko.

NOTE: This interview was performed previous to the sport’s launch.

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“Our work on Seven hasn’t completed on the discharge day, we’ve been patching and fixing any reported points, and after we have been completed with essentially the most burning points now we have began tweaking the sport in response to neighborhood recommendations.”

Have you taken this as a possibility to possibly work on issues that you’d have favored to see improved within the unique launch?

Yes – our work on Seven hasn’t completed on the discharge day, we’ve been patching and fixing any reported points, and after we have been completed with essentially the most burning points now we have began tweaking the sport in response to neighborhood recommendations. Experience gathered throughout this course of helped us set up a path which led into creating the Enhanced Edition.

What are essentially the most important enhancements gamers can see within the enhanced version?

The most vital a part of the Enhanced Edition is DLC named Drowned Past, bringing new storyline with underwater places, quests, characters, and many others., which ends up in 7 extra hours of gameplay. Some of the opposite enhancements could also be described as under-the-hood making the gameplay extra clean expertise.

Can you converse to us a bit concerning the made to the sport’s combat- notably what new expertise we will count on to see?

Enhanced Edition carry one particularly highly effective ability known as Doppelganger – which permits participant to ‘clone’ himself for a specified time frame. This second character could be managed and used for offensive or defensive functions. There are additionally new weapon varieties that diversify your fight ways: flamethrower, vitality bow and sword with protect.

Given your continued curiosity in Seven, can we possibly take that as indication that you’ve got future plans for this property- past an enhanced version, that’s?

We see a giant potential with many doable eventualities occurring within the universe we’ve created in Seven, nevertheless now we have simply launched the Enhanced Edition, after greater than a 12 months of improvement, so it’s positively to early for us to reveal any detailed plans.

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“We’re not saying that the sport received’t be launching on these platforms however we’re not promising something proper now.”

Do you may have any plans to launch the improved version on different platforms?

Originally Seven: The Days Long Gone was launched solely on PC, and now with Enhanced Edition we’re including PS4. We’ll see the way it performs on Sony’s console earlier than making one other dedication.

Is there any particular cause why the sport hasn’t launched on the Xbox One and Switch?

We’re not saying that the sport received’t be launching on these platforms however we’re not promising something proper now. Regarding Switch particularly – porting a giant, open-world 3D recreation to a cell machine would positively be a posh process.

Next gen is coming eventually. From a improvement perspective, what’s your greatest expectation from PS5 and Xbox Scarlett?

It can be nice to have a console highly effective sufficient to run each recreation in 4k/ 60fps, nevertheless I wouldn’t take it with no consideration on this era. From the {hardware} perspective SSD appears to be the obvious enchancment that builders are ready for.

What is your tackle Sony’s reluctant coverage on cross-play with Xbox and Nintendo?

Cross-play is unquestionably a successful situation for everybody. This 12 months we’ve seen a breakthrough amongst platform holders and a number of titles already supply cross-play between Xbox and PS4. I believe we’ll see extra and extra video games that profit from such chance.

Do you suppose cross platform might be one of many defining options of next-gen consoles?

Yes, I believe so, in addition to the cross-generational play, particularly in case of PlayStation, due to the large base of PS4 consoles current available on the market.

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“We see a giant potential with many doable eventualities occurring within the universe we’ve created in Seven, nevertheless now we have simply launched the Enhanced Edition, after greater than a 12 months of improvement, so it’s positively to early for us to reveal any detailed plans.”

What is your tackle the continued drama of loot packing containers and microtransactions?

Most of the time gaming business is doing fantastic with out authorities intervention, on this case nevertheless we’re speaking about defending underage audiences. If we actually want rules they need to be sensible and accountable.

What is your place concerning the on going platform struggle between Steam and Epic Games?

Epic Store appears to be first critical competitor since Steam took the throne of PC gaming distribution very long time in the past. As a outcome we noticed Valve including income share tiers for the builders for the primary time ever. Is Epic Games Store the competitor all of us wanted? Only time will inform.

Do you may have any plans to launch on Stadia?

Of course we’re contemplating Stadia as a distribution platform for our titles, nevertheless I can’t disclose any particulars proper now.

Do you suppose Google’s Stadia has a future, particularly given the infrastructural points?

I believe cloud gaming normally has a future, whether or not it’s Stadia or different platform. Google claims that it has the required know-how and usually they don’t converse idle phrases.

What are your ideas on Stadia’s specs?

They look actually good on paper – like a high-end gaming PC, positively outperforming present gen consoles. We’ll see the way it will carry out in actual life although.