PlayStation 5 activity cards use time estimates based on “real player data”


an interview with Ratchet and Clank: Apart from the RiftThe director of the game, Mike Daly, has confirmed that PlayStation 5’s Activity Cards feature uses completion time estimates based on actual player data.

Previously believed to be time estimates derived from game developers’ predictions, it turns out that the estimates are actually based on actual player data. in an interview with axios, the Insomniac Games developer, explained how the system works:

“They are derived from an estimate set by the developers, which is then compared to other players’ average completion times for a task pulled by PlayStation Network online – and then proceeded with checking the speed of the player playing the game.” personal.”

Activity cards appear on the PlayStation 5’s home menu, listing in-game tasks as well as an estimate of how long it should take to complete such missions.

It was previously believed that the stats remain the same throughout the game’s shelf life, but Daly’s explanation suggests that the timing may change over time as more players participate in such missions.

In the interview, Daly also pointed out that Insomniac saw the level of the game’s challenge differently. Ratchet and Clank: Apart from the Rift Explaining that “we’ve let go of the conventional wisdom that games need to be a tough one for you to get satisfaction from it.”

Instead, the developer asked “What will enable everyone to get the experience they want?” Noting that this was the “most important thing” of the firm.

The interview follows recent reports that Double Fine’s upcoming Psychonauts 2 There will be an invincibility toggle to help players of all abilities complete the game.



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