“Redfall” was one of the most anticipated video games in recent memory. After spending about 5 years in development, the game finally came out on May 1 (USA), 2023. Directed by Ricardo Bare and Harvey Smith, the game was developed by Arkane Austin Studious and Bethesda Softworks published it. Arkane Austin is also the studio behind the “Dishonored” video game series.
However, Redfall was going to be the studio’s most ambitious game yet. But, if the reviews are to be believed, the game has not lived up to the lofty expectations of the fans. GameSpot has given the video game a 4/10 rating, while GamesRadar rated the game 2.5 out of 5.
However, Game Rant, on the other hand, has rated it 7/10. Lastly, IGN has called the game underwhelming and pointed out several bug issues. So it is safe to say that the game has disappointed fans with its gameplay despite stunning graphics.
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Is Redfall an open-world game?
According to an official synopsis provided by Bethesda Softworks, Redfall is an island in Massachusetts that is under attack from vampires. In the game, the vampires have laid claim to the island by blocking the sunlight and disconnecting the island from the outside world. Players have a choice of playing as one of the four main characters, Layla Ellison, Devinder ‘Dev’ Crousley, Jacob Boyer, and Remi De La Rosa.
All four characters have different attributes and promise the fans an immersive experience. Redfall is an open-world, first-person shooter game. Similar to other first-person shooter games, players can explore the island and its many hidden attributes. However, what is interesting in this particular game is the fact that it is a multiplayer game and players do not need to be tethered and can explore the island on their own accord.
Is Redfall free to play?
Redfall is available for the fans to purchase for a sum of $69.99. However, that is only for the standard edition of the game. The “Bite Back” edition of the game will cost a full $30 more at $99.99. The expanded edition includes many cool features such as Laser Beam multi-weapon skin, a throwback outfit pack, and more.
The purchasers will also have access to two more upcoming heroes that have been kept under wraps. It also provides extra features for the existing four main characters.
The game is available for gamers to play on Xbox consoles and on PC. However, the game pass subscribers will be able to access the standard edition of the game for free. But, to get the pre-order bonuses or the “Bite Back” edition, fans actually have to pay the full price and buy the game. It is currently available to play on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC.
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What are the PC specifications required to play Redfall?
With the introduction of gaming consoles, the number of PC gamers has witnessed a sharp decrease. However, there is still a passionate and vocal community of PC gamers. But, Redfall will not be a simple game to run on a personal computer. In terms of space, it requires about 106 GB of free space to install the game. On top of that, the device also needs to have some very high specifications.
According to a report from SYSTEMREQS, a broadband internet connection is a must, along with Windows 10 64-bit. In terms of GPU, the users must either have 6 GB VRAM or AMD RX 580 or NVIDIA GTX 1070. With version 12 DX, users need 16 GB of RAM. The minimum CPU requirement is either an Intel Core i5 2.80HGz or an AMD Ryzen 5 1600.
However, if the users want to enjoy the gameplay in its full glory, they will need a much higher specification. Users need either an Intel Core i7-9700k 3.60GHz or AMD Ryzen 7 2700X with 32 GB RAM. In terms of GPU, AMD RX 6800 XT or NVIDIA RTX 3080 or 10 GB VRAM is recommended for the ultra experience. Users are also recommended to use Windows 11 64-bit with version 12 DX.
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