For potential Kingdom Come: Deliverance players who saw the size of the game’s massive day one patch and balked at how long it might take to download it, the game’s publishers have stepped in to clear the air before any rumors start circulating.
Coming in at just around 23 GB, the day one update is the size of some entire games. It offers improvements like the rebalancing of money, experience, weapon, and armor stats, all of which sound like they’d be pretty sizeable which makes the huge update seem more realistic. Still, some players had questions about why the update was as large as it was, questions that Deep Silver’s PR team addressed in a ResetEra post, specifically some half-joking suggestions that this update was actually for downloading the game, not various fixes and rebalances.
Will Powers, the senior manager for marketing and PR at publisher Deep Silver, first started by quoting a statement from Martin Klima, executive producer at developer Warhorse Studios.
“Four years after our Kickstarter campaign, our game is set to be released tomorrow. The task was really big and our team although still quite small and we always wanted to deliver, to create the game we wanted and we believed you wanted. Before talking about some background, all of us at Warhorse would like to thank our community, the backers
“The production realities of game development mean that a ‘release’ version has to be finalized
“So, let me stop the rumor mill dead in its tracks before everyone continues jumping to conclusions,” Powers said. “The way that I've been told that the engine works, is it takes the entire game and separates the PKG or ISO into 2GB archives. If during a patch you so much as alter a 1KB text file within any of these 2GB archives, then you need to
The day one patch may still take some players a while to download regardless of what’s included, but it’ll be available when Kingdom Come: Deliverance releases on Feb. 13.
Source : http://comicbook.com/gaming/2018/02/10/kingdom-come-deliverance-day-one-patch/