The highly criticized remake of 2003’s XIII first-person shooter will receive a major update later this year, along with the release of a new version converts release, publisher Microids said.
was the game 2nd Worst Reviewed Title of 2020According to a review of the aggregation site Metacritic.
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Microids and PlayMagic I apologize About the state of the game in November 2020 and they said they are committed to fixing its issues.
Microids said this week that it has hired a different studio to fix XIII so players can “enjoy the game.” [originally] seminal”.
She said French studio Tower Five (Lornsword: Winter Chronicle) has been working on a major free major update for over a year.
“The development studio has reworked the entire game from artistic direction to artificial intelligence and added many technical improvements,” Microids said.
In addition to the update, Tower Five is working on an XIII online multiplayer mode, which will support 2 to 13 players, and the newly announced Switch version of the game (pictured), all of which will be released on September 13, 2022.
“We are fully aware and deeply sorry for the initial launch of XIII Remake Playstation 4And Xbox One and PC did not reach the expected quality standards for gamers,” He said Microids CEO Stéphane Longeard.
“A little over a year ago, we made the decision to hire studio Tower Five to finish development of the game. Tower Five has worked with us in the past, particularly on Agatha Christie’s Big Harbor: ABC’s Crimes on the Nintendo Switch.
“We really wanted to take the time to fix the game and give XIII Remake owners a free update to give the best possible homage to the original game we all love.
“The Nintendo Switch version of the game will of course benefit from all the work done to improve the game as well as the multiplayer mode, which will mark the end of the game’s development,” Longard continued.
“We can’t wait for players to get their hands on this enhanced version of the game and (re)discover the classic adventures of The Thirteenth Factor, once it’s released after the summer.”
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