Insomniac Games’ highly acclaimed third-person shooter/platformer, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, is making its much-anticipated debut on the PC platform. The game, originally released as a PlayStation 5 exclusive in June 2021, will be available for Windows PC via Steam in July, marking the first time in the franchise’s 20-year history that it will be accessible on a platform other than PlayStation (excluding certain mobile spinoffs).
Nixxes Software, known for its expertise in PC adaptations, is handling the PC port of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. The studio has emphasized its commitment to delivering an exceptional PC gaming experience by ensuring that the game fully supports ultra-wide monitor setups.
With its captivating gameplay, engaging storyline, and visually stunning graphics, the Ratchet & Clank series has earned widespread acclaim over the years. Bringing the beloved franchise to the PC platform is a significant endeavor, one that Insomniac Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment have undertaken with great care. Rift Apart, the latest installment in the series, was a critical and commercial success, receiving multiple award nominations and selling over a million copies worldwide. It has been lauded as one of the best games of 2021 by esteemed publications like Polygon.
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart on PC introduces a new audience to the franchise’s 20th-anniversary celebration. The game offers a standalone storyline and introduces two new characters, Rivet & Kit, making it an excellent entry point for newcomers. PC players can look forward to an enhanced experience, as the game features ray-traced reflections and shadows, providing realistic lighting effects and visual fidelity.
The developers have also considered the preferences of PC gamers, particularly those who enjoy playing on ultra-wide monitors. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart supports a range of resolutions, including 21:9, 32:9, and up to 48:9, ensuring optimal gameplay and cutscene compatibility on triple monitor setups. Additionally, the game supports unlocked framerates and employ performance-enhancing upscaling technologies like NVIDIA DLSS 3, AMD FSR 2, Intel XeSS, as well as Insomniac Games’ Temporal Injection. This enables PC players to enjoy a smooth and visually impressive experience.
The upcoming release of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart on PC is eagerly anticipated by fans and newcomers alike. With its immersive gameplay, stunning visuals, and technical enhancements tailored for the PC platform, the game promises to deliver an unforgettable interdimensional adventure.
Stay tuned for the arrival of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart on PC in July, as the beloved franchise opens a new chapter and expands its reach to a wider audience.