After a disastrous launch, the game The Day Before had to close the official Discord server amid a wave of angry criticism.
Shortly after the disastrous launch of The Day Before, the moderators of the game’s official Discord server were forced to shut down the channel in the face of countless complaints, bug reports, and criticism from players. After bringing a lot of excitement before its release, The Day Before quickly destroyed all the promotional efforts it had made before.
First announced in 2021, The Day Before was introduced in videos and advertisements as an open-world MMO set in a post-zombie apocalypse. The gaming community was very excited at the prospect of a game that was an MMO and had an open world and also had survival horror elements, who wouldn’t be excited, after all that’s what it was. has been hinted at this upcoming game. However, as soon as the game launched into Early Access on December 7, players quickly discovered that The Day Before was a complete “trick” as it was not an open-world MMO game but a escape shooter game. In addition to being lied to, the community was further outraged when it was discovered that the game was riddled with bugs, server lag, and other obvious issues.
Angry gamers launched an all-out assault on The Day Before’s official Discord server after its disastrous launch, overwhelming server moderators with a flood of bug reports, complaints, and angry comments. evil. Developer Fntastic seemed prepared for backlash when it released a statement claiming that The Day Before was not a scam before the game was released, but the Discord mod team still couldn’t resolve it. received a lot of negative feedback. Within just a few hours, the server was completely locked down, claiming that the action was necessary “to calm things down due to the overwhelming toxicity that we are currently unable to effectively contain.”
The mod’s statements, captured by PCGamesN, promise that “a patch is in the works” to address key issues and fix some of the most glaring bugs, but give no timeline for its release. issue that update. Seemingly realizing that shutting down the Discord server left players with no idea who to report bugs to, Discord channel mod The Days Before issued a statement in a follow-up post encouraging gamers with bugs to report. “write it down somewhere on your PC or in your DMs” until the Discord server is reopened. Like the promised patch release but when is unknown, no timeline has been set for the server reopening.
The shutdown of the game’s Discord server is the latest in a series of disasters that have plagued the launch of the game, which itself was once a highly anticipated game. Prior to its release, The Day Before was one of the most anticipated games on Steam, despite the controversy that hindered its development. All that excitement has turned to inescapable resentment, and it’s unclear how many “hard-core” players will stick with the game long enough for the first patch to be released.