So Deadly Premonition Director’s Cut officially released in Europe! Yay! I know I’m jealous because I won’t get my hands on the game until Tuesday, April 30th here in the US.
However, instead of the plethora of tweets and posts of excitement I expected on DPDC EU release day there’s been an increasing amount of discussion about how glitchy, and depending on who you talk to, unplayable the game is
I have to say these reports are not only disappointing but also surprising given that the build I saw back in both January and March of this year at the two DPDC San Francisco press events I attended displayed no such issues! Unfortunately, since the Director’s Cut won’t be released in the US until next week I’m not sure if the problems reported are strictly limited to the PAL release or will plague the NTSC release as well. As soon as I get my hands on my own copy I will let you guys know of any issues I experience!
Additionally, I had several fans tell me last night that the day one European digital release has also been delayed until May 1st! However, according to a message Ill Saint received from the Playstation Store it hints that this release may be delayed even longer then originally reported due to technical issues…
Be advised your pre-order has not been cancelled and as of 24/04/2013 your Sony Entertainment Network Wallet has not been charged. The charge date for your pre-order will be revised based on the new release date. If you require any assistance, please visit the PlayStation Support page which can be found here: http://eu.playstation.com/support/
Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.
The PlayStation®Store Team
Could this be due to the day one bugs fans have been reporting? I have my fingers crossed that maybe a patch is already be in the works.