The reception after the launch of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum by the German studio Daedaelic Entertainment has been quite negative, and the developers have taken to social media to acknowledge the issues affecting the game.
with a message On twitterDaedaelic apologized to fans for the “disappointing experience” provided by the game and pledged his commitment to improve the situation with patches that should fix bugs and technical issues and allow fans to enjoy the game to its fullest potential.
Here is the full message:
We would like to sincerely apologize for the disappointing experience many of you have had with The Lord of the Rings: Gollum upon its release. We deeply acknowledge and regret that the game has not lived up to the expectations we set for ourselves or our dedicated community. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any disappointment this may have caused.
Our goal as a studio, and as passionate fans of The Lord of the Rings, has always been to tell a compelling and immersive story-driven adventure. Creating a story with Middle-earth as our playground has been the greatest honor and challenge we’ve faced thus far.
At Daedalic, we understand that the success of a game depends on the enjoyment and satisfaction of its players. We really value your feedback and have been actively listening to your voices, reading your comments, and considering the constructive criticism and suggestions you have provided.
Our development team has been working diligently to address the bugs and technical issues that many of you experienced. We are committed to providing you with patches that will allow you to enjoy the game to its full potential.
Once again, we deeply apologize for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your understanding during this time. We will continue to keep you updated on our progress and provide transparent communication on upcoming patches and improvements. Your passion and dedication as players have been the driving force behind our determination to get it right.
Thanks for your support.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum It’s currently available for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC, with a Nintendo Switch version coming soon.
If you want to learn more, you can read our review, in which Brittany Alva praised the “few great moments of narrative storytelling” and the “great representation of Mirkwood and Mordor”, but criticized the lack of polish and underwhelming storytelling of the series. most of the game.