After a long wait, The Callisto Protocol has made its market debut, available in versions for PC and consoles PlayStation e Xbox. The debut of the licensed work Striking Distance Studios however, it does not seem to have gone well, at least in the PC version.
Indeed, it seems that in the latter case there are many technical issues which in fact would prevent players from being able to adequately enjoy the new survival horror. The severity of the technical drawbacks is such that users on Steam have expressed their dissatisfaction with the rendering of the PC edition by flooding it with negative reviews: at the time of writing, in fact, only 26% of the evaluations are favourable, however submerged by a wave of opposing judgments that bring out multiple problems.
Many report continuous phenomena of stutteringconstant slowdowns even on high-end PCs and a Poorly implemented Ray Tracing which leads to frequent and annoying clicks. Some also argue that the work performs poorly even with RTX support turned off, and there are those who cannot play adequately with aRTX 3080 while setting the settings to a minimum. Therefore, several users suggest to do not proceed with the purchase of the game on Steam given its current state, while others are already mobilizing to ask for refunds.
Very cold shower therefore for the PC game, to which are added, among other things, the non-stellar votes of The Callisto Protocol by critics. Waiting to understand how the developers will move to solve the numerous problems reported, you can meanwhile read our review of The Callisto Protocol, based on the version PlayStation 5so as to discover in detail all the strengths and weaknesses.