Prey doesn’t have a PC demo, but the two hour Steam trial system is “like a demo already”

By James O'Connor, Thursday, 4 May 2017 02:31 GMT

Raphael Colantonio of Arkane Studios has addressed concerns that some fans have expressed about what Prey’s absent PC demo might mean for the game’s PC version.


Speaking to Ausgamers, Colantonio – co-creative director at the studio – explained why Prey got a demo on consoles, but not on PC.

According to Colantonio, it’s a matter of managing resources. “We couldn’t do a demo on both the console and on the PC, we had to choose. And besides, PC has Steam. Steam players can just return the game [prior to playing] 2 hours so it’s like a demo already.”

He also clarifies that the PC version is “not a port” of the console version, and says that he is “pretty confident” that the game will have a smooth launch on PC.

We’ll know soon enough, anyway – Prey launches on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on May 5.

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