Superhot VR obtained a brand new replace numbered 18.104.22.168 which eliminated some disturbing scenes alluding to self-harm from the sport, inflicting a little bit of an uproar with their customers. The timing is actually peculiar as the sport is now over 5 years outdated.
Developer Superhot Workforce made a put up of their Steam group arguing that the earlier choice to “Skip disturbing scenes” was not sufficient and that now they’ve eliminated all scenes alluding to self-harm, even regretting it took them that lengthy. The devoted discussion board dialogue contains about 25 pages of principally destructive customers’ reactions to the change.
Under you’ll be able to learn the official assertion.
“Skip disturbing scenes” toggle was added in a earlier replace. Contemplating delicate time we’re residing in, we will do higher than that. You deserve higher. All scenes alluding to self hurt are actually fully faraway from the sport. These scenes haven’t any place in superhot digital actuality. We remorse it took us so lengthy.
We’re commited to delivery this replace to all vr platforms.
Superhot is type of a mixture between FPS and puzzle-solving during which it’s a must to eradicate enemies in a VR setting inside the sport. It additionally performs so much with thoughts management and brainwashing themes, even flashing a recurrent “OBEY”.
The components alluding to self-harm, which we gained’t spoil (can we even spoil it if it’s not there?) may very well be triggering for some. The sport is rated T for Teen on the ESRB, which signifies that gamers as younger as 13 years outdated may have entry to it.
Superhot was initially revealed in February 2016, with the VR model in December 2016. We reviewed the unique recreation again when it got here out, and it was a enjoyable expertise, albeit a bit quick. It’s out there now on PS4, Xbox One, Change, and PC.