Starfield’s Xbox exclusivity made it “better”
starfield, the latest and greatest open-world RPG from Bethesda, is now available to everyone. Well, at least for everyone who owns an Xbox or a gaming PC. According to starfield For director Todd Howard, the game’s no-show status on PlayStation is actually a good thing, as it happened starfield “Better product.”
After years of excitement and a week of early access for players Willing to spend more on luxury special editions, starfield Finally in the wild. Players are already running and adjusting their speed as they mine through hundreds of worlds, space stations, and missions. It’s exciting time for Bethesda RPG fans. Well, except for those of you who don’t own an Xbox or a high-end PC. And while Bethesda has previously “apologized” on starfield Skip PlayStation — as part of Microsoft acquisition of the company– Now Howard is reminding people that his game skipping one of the most popular console platforms in the world is actually for the best. truly.
in BBC The interview was published on September 5Todd Howard spoke about the just-released version starfield And the amount of work the team put into designing the game is massive. And he admitted that sometimes he and others at Bethesda would think, “Are we in trouble?” However, what helped overcome some of the game’s development chaos was starfield Being exclusive to Xbox.
“When you create something exclusive, the more focused you can be,” Howard said.
He further explained that by only being on Xbox, Bethesda knew what hardware and what people were playing the game on. They can pour all of their resources and development time into the Xbox Series X/S versions of the game, and that kind of focus “always leads to a better product,” according to Howard.
starfield Works fine on Xbox
Early technical reviews of starfield on xbox This seems to have worked, as the game is the most stable console release in the studio’s history. in my time with starfield On Xbox Series X and S, it was mostly smooth, with only a couple of crashes in more than 40 hours of gameplay.
However, while it is cute starfield It works well on Xbox, and its console-exclusive status means many gamers won’t be able to play Bethesda’s latest RPG. Howard says he wants more people to be able to play the game, but he believes being “with Xbox” makes the game available on Game Pass and to more players than ever before. The famous game director also suggests it starfield It might end up like this The Legend of Zeldaforever attached to its console platform in the minds of gamers.
“I also think people associate brands with certain games,” Howard said. “When you think of zelda When you think about the Switch, and I think there are times when that can be really useful. Not a benefit for PS5 owners, but definitely useful to someone…
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