The Splitgate shooter will remain in beta for the time being. The developers say that server capacity needs to be increased as the game has proven to be more popular than expected. Manufacturers do not dare to say how long the trial period will last.
Splitgate has welcomed so many new players in recent weeks that the company has struggled to maintain server capacity. The sci-fi portal-like first person shooter was originally supposed to leave the beta at the end of July, but that has been delayed “until the foreseeable future.” In the meantime, the company wants to try expand capacity As for the large number of players that have been added in recent weeks, 1047 Games CEO Ian Proulx said in a press release, where PC gamer write about it.
The two-player shooter can be played on PC and PC, and cross-play is supported. In the first 30 days after the game became available in an open beta, the game was downloaded over ten million times. In recent weeks, the number of concurrent active players has been said to have increased from 4,000 to 175,000.
Poulx says the company not only wants to increase server capacity, but is also scaling the back-end game. For example, the game itself should remain stable and eventually the waiting time for players online should be reduced. “We want to be ready for explosive growth when we officially launch with the beta version packed with updates, additional features and new server capacity.
The developers say that the Beta Battle Pass will end on August 24th. The company wants to reveal more information about the game’s future during gamescom.
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