[Updated] Splitgate Beta servers offline to fix matchmaking issue; mouse & keyboard glitch and custom stability issues also acknowledged
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…
Original story (published on July 29, 2021) follows:
Splitgate developers cannot seem to get a break from fixing the bugs and issues that have been popping up in the last few days.
Yesterday, the game encountered an issue that prevents users from playing any game mode with all modes showing “Coming soon” paired with frustratingly long queue times.
Having said that, it looks like players will have to wait a bit longer to play their new favorite multiplayer online shooting game.
Splitgate said that the game servers will be offline until Friday (PT). The developers said they made the decision so they can focus on fixing the matchmaking and stability bugs.
In the meantime, players have also discovered some new bugs in the game. According to those affected, whenever they try to join a custom match, the game gets stuck at joining.
Moreover, players have also reported about the cursor bug when using the mouse and keyboard on the console. Reports indicate that the mouse cursor disappears when navigating the menu, which forces players to use the controller.
The Splitgate development team said they are aware of both issues and are working on a fix.
Do you support the Splitgate developer’s decision to take the game offline until issues are fixed? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Update (August 05)
IST 12:32 pm: Splitgate developers have come out to report that a recent patch went well and it now offers them a higher capacity and stability.
Today has been a HUGE success for us! Our most recent patch has given us hugely increased capacity and stability. Because of this we’ve seen much shorter queue times while having more demand than ever! Thank you for your continued patience as we work through these crazy times!
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