GSY Review PC PS4 Xbox One

We particularly liked The Surge 2 back when we reviewed it before its original release in September, but we have been concerned with the performance issues we have been facing since then. While our review code allowed us to play in 4K with an 80/85% resolution scaling without witnessing a single frame drop, we now cannot go over 1080p with our RTX 2080 Ti and i9 9900K and it's been the case for months. Lowering the settings makes no difference, neither did our many attempts at reinstalling the game and switching to another SSD. With that in mind, we were afraid we might not be able to enjoy the new DLC which came out last week. In the end, we did have a pleasant time with it despite the occasional drops (in 1080p!!!), but we didn't expect it to be so short. Quick explanations inside.
Note: If you're interested in The Kraken, stay away from the second part of our video, which shows its final boss.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

The all-new storyline, location, enemies, weapons and gears for The Surge 2 are now available with in The Kraken expansion. If you have yet to dive into Deck13's action-RPG, Focus had the good idea to also release a Premium Edition that contains the base and all the Season Pass content.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

The Surge 2 confirmed the potential of Deck13's new franchise so you'll be happy to know that the first DLC included in the game's season pass will be available next week on January 16. To discover the teaser for The Krakken, you know what to do.

GSY Video PC PS4 Xbox One

Our video coverage of The Surge 2 is now ready for you and we actually have quite a lot to show today. Inside, you will be able to check out every single version of the game in the best possible quality. We have gameplay videos, FPS analysis videos for the performance mode of the console versions and we even recorded a few boss encounters. If you're interested in the game, we obviously advise you to stay away from the boss fights videos so you don't get spoiled.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

Hardcore dystopic RPG The Surge 2 will launch this Tuesday September 24 on PC and consoles so if you need to put yourself in the mood once more before the release, here is the launch trailer.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

Focus wouldn't want you to forget that The Surge 2 is due next week on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, so here's a new trailer to add to the one we shared on Saturday. This time, the focus is on the violence of Deck13's world, so enjoy all the dismemberment frenzy and Sharon Van Etten's cover of The End of the World. Get ready for some Gamersyde coverage of the game early next week.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

Focus and Deck13 already detailed the gameplay of The Surge 2, now it's time for a glimpse at the story and the chaotic Jericho City with this new trailer.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

The new trailer of The Surge 2 is all about the gear you can get thanks to the limb-cutting mechanic. Get a glimpse at the weapons, piece of enemy armor and equipment that you can target targeted and torn off to then equip to your exo-rig. The title will be out September 24.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

Burtal, challenging and varied, the combat of The Surge 2 is highlighted in this new trailer. Deck13's action-RPG will be out September 24.

Trailer PC PS4 Xbox One

The latest trailer of The Surge 2 gives you a run-down of Deck13's lore and mechanics before the sci-fi action-RPG releases next month on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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    nostradamus lmao *mild shock* Ancel was a piece of shit all along. suprised_picachu.jpg (4 Days ago)

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    toelessfoot Right. I think programmable shaders were adopted fairly early on consoles (xbox360/ps3) (4 Days ago)

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    MrWhite @toelessfoot: Well, only recently they have been. I think this is the first gen I've seen where PC's are playing catch up. Not through hardware power, but through development cycles (4 Days ago)

  • toelessfoot

    toelessfoot Yeah I think innovations on the console side are taken up more quickly by PC than vice versa because consoles are really lead platform for everything (4 Days ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite At least for most gamers. Similar to when everything went to pci-e (5 Days ago)

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    MrWhite I think we could be seeing a dramatic shift in PC hardware where it'll be essential to own both an SSD and a next gen card with the api's to use them. That also would probably require new motherboards (5 Days ago)

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    MrWhite If a game is built from the ground up to take advantage of that, though... (5 Days ago)

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