After a collection of launch-day woes for developer Folks Can Fly’s in style looter-shooter Outriders, it appears a nasty bug that wipes gamers’ inventories on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X|S is again once more.
Gamers have taken to social media to decry the insidious bug. Some who have been playing for upwards of 50 hours have misplaced all of their gear, whereas others say the bug struck while matchmaking. Folks Can Fly and writer Sq. Enix haven’t specified what’s inflicting accolades and inventories to get cleaned.
Senior neighborhood supervisor Toby Palm told players on Reddit that whereas Folks Can Fly is devoted to stabilizing the servers, a repair for the stock glitch is being thought-about.
“We’re nonetheless determining whether or not one of the simplest ways could be a one-to-one buyer assist staff technique (which can be extra correct however would take for much longer and will not be possible if there are various instances), or whether or not we’re capable of (as beforehand) run a mass-one-off restoration occasion through our backend,” Palm stated.
A rising post on Reddit reveals what seems to be a collage of gamers’ inventories, all emptied of clothes and weapons. This is not the primary time the glitch has occurred.
The stock glitch beforehand affected the Outriders demo. Earlier than its April 1 launch, Folks Can Fly famous that the inventory glitch would be resolved going ahead. Nonetheless, solely Legendaries could be restored.
In different Outriders information, Sq. Enix has commented on a line within the recreation that seemingly references the Jan. 6 coup try on the US Capitol, calling any similarities “purely coincidental.” An organization spokesperson stated that the script was written and recorded “a few years in the past,” with something taking place in Outriders–even that “redneck mob storming DC”–being “fully fictional and associated to the backstory of the sport.”