Beat Me To It. (Responses) (Gaming)

by EffortlessFury @, Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 08:46 (148 days ago) @ Joe Duplessie (SNIPE 316)

It didn't exactly "work great"

I take it you didn't actually watch the video in question.

Excluding a few minor visual glitches, it worked pretty great. Even on the launch model XB1.

Around the 14 minute mark, they say they have no idea why it was cancelled as it's nearly in a finished state.

The issues you see are the ones they could not fix. The most reasonable explanation for why it wasn't finished was that those final problems were incredibly difficult to fix. If there is a hard minimum set of requirements to push the feature, and they get it 99% of the way there, but that last 1% would take (using hyperbole to illustrate a point) another two years, what do you do? It looks 99% finished, but how much effort would be needed to get that last 1% (if they even deemed it possible to achieve that 1% in the first place) could be much greater in proportion.

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