– Aug 27, 2021 – 04:26:44 PM
Psychonauts 2 went on sale a couple of days ago in Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, as well as in PS4 and PC. If we check the popular site Metacritic, which meets the ratings of the specialized sites, is doing very well.
He has an excellent average, above eight. In the case of One, It is 86/100, Meanwhile in Series X | S It is 88/100 and in computers of 89/100. But if we look at user ratings, things are different.
Psychonauts 2 has had a great reception
Especially with regard to the version of Playstation 4. Although it has almost no official reviews – it has one of 85/100 from a French site – players give it a … 4.1 / 10. That’s through 91 reviews.
What happened? It seems that we are facing another case of ‘review bombing’ or ‘review bombardment’. The main criticisms are that there is no version for PS5 of the game, and there are those who even criticize this title for being included through Game pass.
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However, other complaints related to Psychonauts 2 they have to do with the fact that there is no Russian localization. Some believe this is a huge failure for a game that is partly inspired by Russia.
Others complain that it is a boring title without even playing it. It is clear that there are several that all they want is to bother. What is the situation regarding other consoles? As expected, it is not as severe as the version of PS4.
Localization in Russian is requested by many
Although on PC it has a 5.7 / 10 from users, and again the complaint appears that the game is not available in Russian. As to Xbox One, It is 5.0 / 10, and on Xbox Series X | S It is 7.4 / 10.
This is the highest rated version by players, and has over 300 positive reviews. While the criticism of the lack of localization in Russian is justified, seeing ratings of zero or one is not. Now, is it a coordinated effort?
There are times when some players form groups so that together they do review bombing of some games. It could be the case of Psychonauts 2, but it is not entirely safe.
Maybe the best they can do Double Fine Productions and Microsoft is to provide a localization in Russian as soon as possible. At least the main complaint of the game would be solved. As for a native version of PS5, because it is not seen something so probable.