Warhammer 40k Darktide Review In Progress (Steam)

For our Warhammer 40k Darktide Review, Take back the city of Tertium from hordes of bloodthirsty foes in this intense and brutal action shooter. Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is the new co-op-focused experience from the award-winning team behind the Vermintide series. As Tertium falls, Rejects Will Rise.

Warhammer 40k Darktide Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 39.66GB download size.
  • Steam achievements.
  • Full controller support.
  • Has its own launcher.
  • Officially licensed.
  • Uses the Easy anti-cheat system.
  • Graphics settings – resolution, v-sync, screen mode, a field of view slider, brightness, frame rate cap, fidelityFX super-resolution 2, FidelityFX super-resolution 1.0, sharpen, anti-aliasing, graphics quality, ambient occlusion quality, light quality, volumetric fog quality, depth of field, global illumination, bloom, skin sub-surface scattering, motion blur, screen-space reflections, and lens quality.
  • Gore settings – blood decals, gibbing, enemy wounds, and ragdoll interaction.
  • Controller settings – Invert axis and sensitivity sliders, dead zone sliders, and two controller loadout.
  • Four operatives – veteran sharpshooter, Zealot preacher, Psyker Psykinetic, and Orgyn Skull breaker.
  • Create your character by choosing operative, the home world (Crucis/Messelina Gloriana/Rocyria/Branx Magna/Incron/Cadia/Mornax/Pavane), childhood (Agri – Toiler/Militia Lackey/Grox Prodder/Algae Farmer), Growing up (escaped to the wastes/isolated/self-reliance/forged by toil/grinding toil/outcast/visions), defining moment (spell of madness/declared a witch/the black ships/mutant incident/psychic awakening/captured/the voices), and appearance.
  • You can have four operatives saved.
  • Interface settings +subtitles, speaker indicators, text opacity, text size slider, letterbox opacity, Hud scale slider, camera sway intensity slider, and profanity filter.
  • Open hub social area.
  • Character cosmetics – head, upper body, lower body, accessories, frame, and insignia.
  • Brutal melee/ranged gameplay.
  • Mission selection shows the difficulty, mission, and what order you play them in to unlock more.
  • Quick play option.
  • Cool loading screen for missions where you see all the players waiting.

Warhammer 40k Darktide Review Cons:

  • Building the shader cache loading bar can take a while at the start of the game.
  • Not the fastest loading time.
  • The mouse cursor stays on the screen when using the controller.
  • At random times the screen wouldn’t keep its resolution.
  • Matchmaking times are sporadic.
  • Constant difficulty spikes.
  • So much to take in and you never feel in the know.

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Warhammer 40k Darktide:

Official website.

Developer: Fatshark

Publisher: Fatshark

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Jim Smale

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