The developer's response for limiting the game to 30fps was to "deliver an experience on par with the current generation of gaming platforms," a statement that did not resonate with gamers. The title recevied overwhelmingly negative reviews on Steam, with 67 percent of the 8,500 reviews citing performance issues. Features that were available on the PlayStation 4, such as rain shaders and Ambient Occlusion, were found to be missing from the PC port, which incensed gamers even further.
The incident has led to Rocksteady suspending sales of the game on Steam, with the studio issuing the following statement:
The Steam page for the game now shows the following message:
At this stage, there's no indication as to when a patched version of the title (hopefully with better textures and no framerate lock) will be made available. We'll let you know once we hear more.
Source: Warner Bros. forums
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