The Callisto Protocol releases a patch on PC to fix performance issues
The Callisto Protocol is already known to have had mixed reviews among the specialized press, but at least on Steam users are reporting serious performance problems , even on NVIDIA’s RTX 4000 . However, it seems that little by little these problems will disappear over time.
As we can see on Steam, users are experiencing serious performance problems. Yesterday the reviews were at “Mostly Negative”, but at the time of writing the news it is at “Mixed”. Instead, from the official Twitter account of The Callisto Protocol have already reported that they have released a new patch on PC to solve some of the problems.
“Thank you for your patience. A PC patch is now available to improve game stuttering issues due to shader compilation. After the update, you may see temporary stuttering in the game menu the first time you launch the game. application. We are working on more optimizations in the coming days,” Krafton points out from .
Thanks for your patience. A PC patch is now available to improve gameplay stuttering issues due to shader compilation. After updating, you may see temporary stuttering in the game menu the first time you launch the app. We are working on further optimizations in the days ahead.
— The Callisto Protocol (@CallistoTheGame) December 3, 2022
Krafton is the owner of Striking Distance Studios, and it seems the mixed reception of the game has also peppered her stock. On the Korean Stock Exchange this Friday Krafton’s shares have fallen by 8.41%. However, Serkan Toto, CEO of Kantan Games notes that investors expected a better release.
“The Callisto Protocol’s Metacritic score is apparently too low for Krafton’s investors who had hoped that the IP could become a new mainstay for the PUBG company.” Of course, it seems these performance problems will stop over time, but those who want to play during these days will have to put up with them.
Stock in Krafton, the company behind The Callisto Protocol studio Striking Distance, closed down -8.41% today in Seoul.
TCP's metacritic score is in the mid 70s, apparently too low for Krafton investors who were hoping the IP could become a new pillar for the PUBG company.
— Dr. Serkan Toto / Kantan Games Inc. (@serkantoto) December 2, 2022
Still, despite the game’s initial performance issues and rather short runtime, The Callisto Protocol is being praised for its other aspects. Many initial reviews praise the game’s supremely creepy atmosphere, varied visceral combat, and graphics.