Gaijin Leisure has eliminated the point out of Steam from Battle Thunder‘s web site following assessment bombing.
As noticed by PCGamesN, the Battle Thunder web site now not shows the point out of Steam alongside its different platforms. This follows a sequence of assessment bombings after in-game financial modifications that might probably make the sport tougher to play with out spending actual cash.
Despite the fact that Gaijin mentioned it could be reversing the modifications, the developer went on to take away Steam from its web site although the sport remains to be playable on the platform.
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“Assessment bombing does injury to the sport in that new gamers merely received’t attempt it, whereas it doesn’t elevate their consciousness of the issues you’ve seen,” mentioned Gaijin. “In case your objective is to not damage the sport, please use different, much less harmful methods.”
The Steam web page now reveals the sport rated “Overwhelmingly Destructive” at over 84,000 latest critiques; whereas basic critiques present the sport to be “Blended”.
Assessment bombing is one thing a specific amount of neighborhood members will do to make a sport seem worse on a storefront. It’s not unusual and is a typical incidence when avid gamers wish to drive builders to take discover of their criticism.
The same scenario occurred lately following the discharge of Horizon Forbidden West‘s Burning Shores DLC (downloadable content material). The sport was assessment bombed as a result of the sport featured an LGBTQ+ relationship. Though the connection is non-compulsory, the protagonist Aloy is ready to romance Seyka by kissing her on the finish of the sport.
Whereas Burning Shores at present holds an aggregated Metascore of 82 amongst critics, its user-submitted critiques rating at present sits at 4.2 out of 10.
In different gaming information, Activision Blizzard has shut down the favored PC Name of Obligation fan challenge, X Labs.