Published On: Mon, Oct 30th, 2017

Hand of Fate 2 Runs during 2160p on XB1X, 1620p on PS4 Pro; Dev Investigating Switch Port

Hand of Fate 2, supplement to a movement RPG/roguelike/deck-building game, is finally about to be released. We managed to have a discerning discuss with Defiant Development’s Communications Manager Lee May to pinpoint a game’s technical specs forward of a launch date, scheduled for PC (Windows/Mac OS/Linux), PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Nov 7th.

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The diversion was ostensible to launch in early 2017. Why a delay? Did we supplement calm or only discriminating Hand of Fate 2 in a meantime?

It finished adult being a bit of both. At a start of a year, we authorised members of a village to take partial in a months-long preview eventuality to assistance us exam Hand of Fate 2.

The feedback we got from that was impossibly valuable, nonetheless it also assured us that we’d be best served pulling behind a recover to labour a game. Combat responsiveness, confront balancing, and a display of a minigames – these were all things we addressed as a outcome of a preview. That additional time also authorised us to go in and supplement some-more label synergies, some-more side-stories, and some-more manageable encounters to a calm we already had in place.

You are rising on Nov 7th – on a same day of a Xbox One X console. Was this a counsel choice on your end? Did we speak to Microsoft about it?

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It was kind of a happy accident. The Xbox One X launch lined adult unequivocally easily with a recover window we were looking during for Hand of Fate 2, and given we had full 4K compatibility, it done clarity to be there for a console’s launch.

The new press recover mentioned 4K fortitude on Xbox One X. Is that local fortitude and what’s a targeted support rate? Are there any other graphics enhancements disdainful to this version?

We’ve got a integrate of modes on a Xbox One X – Native 4K and 1620p. They can be sealed to plain 30fps or unbarred (with framerates trimming from 45-60fps depending on resolution). Our unbarred FPS mode uses adaptive vsync to hoop screen-tearing. Xbox One X owners will also see a garland of extended picture effects.

Are there going to be PS4 Pro specific enhancements for Hand of Fate 2 and if so, how will they review to a Xbox One X version?

The PS4 Pro has a same graphical enhancements over a customary consoles that a Xbox One X has. It targets 1620p when connected to a 4K screen, or 1080p on a lower-resolution monitor. Like a Xbox One X, it has both sealed 30fps and unbarred FPS modes, and adaptive vsync when unlocked.

During a prior interview, we pronounced that we were anticipating to strike a support rate on a strange PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles to 60FPS. Were we means to grasp that goal?

We looked into it, nonetheless couldn’t do it though shortening a graphical fealty to a indicate we found unacceptable. We’ve got a plain 30fps on a strange consoles, though, and players will find a opening a immeasurable alleviation over Hand of Fate 1.

You also didn’t totally order out a pier on a Nintendo Switch. Is that still a probability after down a road?

Definitely a possibility, nonetheless we’re not earnest anything yet. The Switch is really renouned around a studio and we commend that a mobile format is a poetic fit for Hand of Fate’s gameplay. We don’t have anything to announce on a height during a moment, nonetheless it’s really something we’re investigating. There are a ton of illusory indies on a Switch right now, and we’d adore to join them.

Thank we for your time.

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