Checkpoint: The Patch Dilemma
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Checkpoint: The Patch Dilemma

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I decided to put down The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and wait for the big 1.07 patch after scrolling through the change log. The patch promised new movement options, bug fixes, UI changes and performance improvements. Unfortunately, the performance improvements did not pan out; it may have made things worse.

Now what?

Should I continue delaying my return to Witchin’ and tackle other titles? I finished Batman: Arkham Knight. I’m almost done with Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and I’ve started my Rocket League career. I could keep going down this path and wait for another patch but eventually I may lose all recollection of Geralt’s last adventure.

The Witcher 3 isn’t an unplayable mess on the PlayStation 4 but the performance leaves a lot to be desired. Dipping to 20FPS is gross and because of that any hope of relief to the performance issues keeps me hopeful for the next patch. I don’t want to wait forever to play finish the game but I also don’t want to be caught finishing the game when a new patch is just around the corner.

Now what?

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