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'Starfield' records a significant drop in ratings on Steam

'Starfield' records a significant drop in ratings on Steam

With the arrival of the long-awaited gameStarfieldAs for Steam, the gaming community has been full of expectations and speculation. However, after the initial euphoria, the game's ratings began to decline significantly.

Of the 86,947 reviews available on Steam, the last 7,351 are rated “slightly negative” at the time of this writing. Many of them boast over 50 hours of recorded gameplay.

Users offer several criticisms of “Starfield” on Steam

'Starfield' suffers a major drop on Steam – Image: Bethesda/Reproduction

For the last 30 days, from November 28 to December 27, 2023, Recent Analytics data has been entered into steam It reveals that 69% of reviews are not positive.

In the face of much criticism, Bethesda has made efforts to address complaints, and has engaged “Starfield” developers to respond to player feedback.

Some statements have been made in this regard, including that of design director Emil Pagliarulo, who emphasized the public's lack of knowledge about the process of producing a title like “Starfield.”

“You can fly, shoot, mine, and loot. 'Starfield' is an RPG with hundreds of hours of quests to complete and characters to meet. Most quests also vary depending on your character's abilities and decisions, which dramatically changes the outcome of your game.

Try to create different characters with opposite stories and characteristics to your previous character. It will feel like you are playing a completely different game,” the Bethesda team responded in a comment.

“The more I play, the less fun I have,” said a user with 367 hours of gameplay. The comment highlights many people's dissatisfaction with Bethesda's game.

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The data collected is for the PC version sold on Steam and does not include information from the Xbox Store. Furthermore, “Starfield” is available for Xbox Series consoles.

a Bethesda It announced improvements planned for 2024, including official support for AMD FSR3 and game quality-of-life improvements. However, there is still no set date for such changes.