Superhot VR bought a brand new replace numbered 22.214.171.124 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 The timing is definitely peculiar as the sport is now over 5 years outdated.
Developer Superhot Group made a put up of their Steam community 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 consists of about 25 pages of largely detrimental customers’ reactions to the change.
Under you possibly can learn the official assertion.
“Skip disturbing scenes” toggle was added in a earlier replace. Contemplating delicate time we’re dwelling in, we will do higher than that. You deserve higher. All scenes alluding to self hurt at the moment are fully faraway from the sport. These scenes don’t have any place in superhot digital actuality. We remorse it took us so lengthy.
We’re commited to transport this replace to all vr platforms.
Superhot is type of a combination between FPS and puzzle-solving during which it’s a must to get rid of enemies in a VR atmosphere inside the sport. It additionally performs loads with thoughts management and brainwashing themes, even flashing a recurrent “OBEY”.
The components alluding to self-harm, which we received’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 The sport is rated T for Teen on the ESRB, which signifies that gamers as younger as 13 years outdated may have entry to it.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 original game back when it came out, and it was a enjoyable expertise, albeit a bit brief. It’s obtainable now on PS4, Xbox One, Change, and PC.