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Xbox one x owner...confused

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I have a question.  This isn't meant out of spite or any form of malice.  At this point I feel it is a very fair and necessary question.  Does anyone actually play test these patches on Xbox before they release them or are they just ported from Windows and assumed to be ready for launch?  I ask this because of a continuing trend I see from every console game I play that isn't exclusive to the console.  Almost every single patch after official release either fixes nothing substantial or actually causes additional problems.  I have played this game since about 4 months before 1.0 dropped.  Each patch from then until 1.0 addressed basic game function issues and with a few exception enhanced the game in my opinion.  However since 1.0 dropped each patch seems to be either making the game less enjoyable or just flat out making it unplayable.  I have lost well over 200 hours due to Xbox save corruption involving the save system that is used.  Vehicle mechanics have always been iffy but are systematically getting worse ( for an example try using the tractor to drill resources with the new breaking system...which only works while trying to drill...).  I seriously love the concept, art, and overall function of the game itself, I am just at a loss to understand why I see patches dropping and no perceptible change for the better.  It's not just System Era, AAA game publishers have the identical issue, which is why I wonder if the devs are actually sitting down with and actual Xbox  and testing it or if they are emulating one and assuming it's the same, because it isn't.

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I also have to wonder if they actually play-test this on an Xbone. I've reached a point in the game where it is unplayable. I honestly can't believe that anyone played this with any substantial progression within the game and found its performance acceptable.

I'd like to point out that that's my main complaint (I have a standard Xbox One). I haven't run into the same save corruption you mentioned and I simply waited for the crane to use the drill. I was unaware of the problems with that until I saw it mentioned in another post.

 

I think some of the problems with this and other games is that they're built on engines which are purchased and not made by each games developer. I think there would be a lot fewer glitchy, buggy games if companies took the time to create the thing from scratch but they seem either unwilling or unable to do so.

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