GOG has reinstated Blade Runner: ScummVM version following a fan outcry.
Final month, Nightdive Studios launched its critically-panned remaster of Westwood Studios’ traditional point-and-click journey, delisting the favored fan-made effort within the course of.
Whereas shopping for the Enhanced Version from GOG additionally bought you the unique model, followers slammed the troubled remaster in consumer evaluations, giving it an general score of 1.5 stars out of 5.
“The choice to deal with the discharge on GOG this fashion, in what we really feel affords the best worth for followers of this sport, was made with enter from a number of events,” GOG mentioned on the time.
In the meantime, on Steam, the place the brand new Blade Runner launch had obtain the same mauling from followers, Nightdive responded by together with the traditional model with the Enhanced Version.
Nightdive’s remaster was introduced again in March 2020, however the venture gave the impression to be on a everlasting hiatus after the studio instructed Eurogamer it was struggling to beat sure “obstacles”.
It was a little bit of a shock, then, when Nightdive’s long-awaited Enhanced Version of Blade Runner resurfaced earlier this month with a twenty third June launch date, however maybe much less of a shock, given its historical past, when the remaster launched to less-than-stellar evaluations.
Builders of the ScummVM Version of Blade Runner reacted positively to its return to GOG.
Thanks thanks thanks, @GOGcom, for reinstating Blade Runner: ScummVM Version in your retailer! https://t.co/rErFXgu2EX 🥳
— Thomas Fach-Pedersen (@madmoose_dk) June 30, 2022
In the meantime, Nightdive has mentioned it is engaged on a patch for its model of Blade Runner.