Days Gone has been the topic of a lot debate following the revelation that Sony Interactive Entertainment shot down a sequel pitch. Since then, former and present builders have been weighing in on the matter, and so have followers who imagine that Days Gone wasn’t given a good likelihood. Now, Deacon St. John actor Sam Witwer has chimed in by way of a Reddit AMA, suggesting that some reviewers both didn’t play the sport or rushed by way of it, leading to deceptive evaluations.
In response to a query about sport evaluations, Witwer wrote:
I learn a overview immediately from an internet site/publication that may stay anonymous. In it, the horde mechanic, the show-stopping middle piece of the sport, it wasn’t talked about as soon as. Not ONCE. There have been different tells, but it surely was fairly clear that this reviewer performed the sport for a number of hours after which wrote his overview. He didn’t full it.
Days Gone was all the time meant to be a gradual burn sport and story. For higher or for worse, it was designed so that you can take your time. The finest story beats and the finest sport play occur a lot later in the sport, and it’s clear that the nature of sport evaluations and this slow-burn philosophy of sport growth should not appropriate.
These journalists, the ones that rush in, they do NOT take their time, they do NOT play the sport on the phrases the sport presents, as a result of it’s their job to place out an article on a deadline.
I believe that’s not solely too unhealthy, however deceptive to precise viewers members who wish to learn an precise overview of what we really did.
Days Gone not too long ago launched on Steam to a constructive reception.