April 15, 2024

Picture: Sq. Enix

Everyone seems to be captivated with Last Fantasy 7 Rebirth, the second entry in Sq. Enix’s ongoing remake of the beloved and critically acclaimed JRPG. Whereas of us are all heart-eyes for the PS5 unique role-playing recreation, director Naoki Hamaguchi is conscious of the complaints levied at Rebirth’s Efficiency Mode, specifying that the event group is presently engaged on a brand new patch to enhance this setting’s graphical constancy.

Chatting with the Philippines-based gaming web site One Extra Recreation, Hamaguchi mentioned {that a} new patch will tackle the myriad points with Rebirth’s Efficiency Mode, the in-game graphics choice that prioritizes body charge over visible element. Whereas he didn’t give any specifics, Hamaguchi did contact on some issues that can get fastened.

“We’ve obtained quite a lot of suggestions on whether or not the graphics within the efficiency mode will likely be improved or not,” Hamaguchi informed One Extra Recreation. “We hear you, and we’re presently engaged on an replace patch to enhance that facet. I don’t assume the discharge date can be far-off from now. We’ve got [also] heard from gamers that in sure conditions, the facial lighting makes some character shadows look very scary. In order that’s one a part of the replace that we’re engaged on.”

A bunch of parents have taken to the Last Fantasy subreddit to grouse concerning the Efficiency Mode for the reason that recreation launched on February 29. One redditor mentioned the graphics in Efficiency Mode are “extraordinarily terrible,” whereas one other person defined that they needed to change to Graphics Mode as a result of the opposite choice “appears blurry.”

This isn’t the primary replace to handle the sport’s Efficiency Mode. After the sport’s demo launched on February 6, we skilled “occasional jitteriness” when taking part in on this mode. Sq. Enix quickly pushed out a patch that offered some noticeable enhancements, however we nonetheless advisable the Graphics Mode to benefit from the beautiful locales within the recreation. Possibly this upcoming patch, each time it comes out, will lastly make Efficiency Mode a viable choice for folk—like myself—preferring constant body charges over extremely detailed visuals.

Kotaku has reached out to Sq. Enix for remark.

Points with Efficiency Mode apart, Last Fantasy 7 Rebirth is one other success for Sq. Enix to this point. With a rating of 92 on Metacritic and 93 on OpenCritic, the sequel within the prettified trilogy is getting near-universal acclaim. It’s a enormous recreation, although, so I like to recommend you peruse our plethora of guides and suggestions that will help you beat the shit out of Sephiroth. Once more.