IncGamers reports that Mortal Kombat X's PC port has just received a whopping 15GB patch that fixes a pair of optimisation issues... but on the bright side, you'll get a few free Krypt Koins the next time you log in.
That's... half the size of the game itself, that's not a patch... that's major surgery.
The Xbone's patch practice is contagious and now is spreading to pc it seems. Hopefully the PS4 won't see any patch as unreasonably sized as this ever. But hey...this got nothing on 65GB for GTAV
That's a bit excessive for improved shaders and optimization issues don't you think?
We received a 15.4gb *patch*, 10000 koins, screwed up the dead forest for AMD users, and it broke the online server apparently. Framerate is still quite bad, and requires some to change processor affinity and priority to get it to stabilize. Kicking myself for not getting it for PS4 or XBox One instead.
It's locked DLC
Yup and insulting that they would use the Koins to try to distract the fact it was a DLC compatibility update with fixes.
Yup, it is cut content from the main game and sold as dlc. I'll be waiting for Yatagarasu. I won't bother with this broken extortion friendly "fighting game"...
15 gb patch thats crazy... well the shadow stuttering is gone in the cutscenes now when i play the story so
Hopefully it overwrites some of the other 15gb in my installation.
FFS it just took me the best part of the day to download the 29 packs. Now I got to download a 15GB update.
WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK!??? this generation's patches are getting out of hand skyrim + all of its dlc is 15GB, this is insane
The Pc version of the game was once again developed by developers for hire, High Voltage. They’re somewhat notorious for doing poor ports. In fact, Konami had to hire other developers to fix the Zone of the Enders HD Collection after High Voltage botched it. They also did the Saint’s Row IV remaster on the new consoles, which was a mess of fluctuating framerates. That's why the fuckers released a 15 GB patch because they were cheap and hired those retards to make the port to PC. And they want 60$ for a game that is shitty optimized, no way.
I really hope this doesn't continue to be a trend in games. But I suppose, as games get bigger in scale, updates will too. But still 15GB is a pretty hefty update.
If something can make a company money or make it easier for them to do something, even if it is at the expense of their consumer, you can always bet it will become a trend. That's how it is and will be in the gaming industry, since most gamers would rather say "well, that's the norm now" and defend anti-consumer practices than actually fight for quality products that are complete on release day rather than months or a year down the line.
You're correct sir
I bought it yesterday and still waiting for the actual packs to download, and now there's another 15GB on top of that :/ If I had known I was gonna be stuck with huge downloads like this I would've got the ps4 version instead. What's the point of buying a friggen disc version if it installs 3 GB and you gotta download the other 30?!!!
It's sh*t like this that drives me mad sometimes! Yesterday i spent 5 hours downloading the game itself, and when it was finally done I was so tired I fell asleep. Now that I'm up, I've go the whole day off and want to play online with my friends, I have to wait another 2 hours for a 15GB patch? Stupendous!
Digital world my ass!
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