So close but so far dataminers have found evidence that

So close, but so far: dataminers have found evidence that the PC version of Bloodborne exists

Unlike many other PlayStation exclusives, iconic gothic action game Bloodborne is taking its time on PC. Although according to dataminer and modder Lance McDonald (Lance McDonald) there is a PC version of the game in some form.

    Image source: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Image source: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Recently McDonald’s discoveredWhat a screenshot jars for oil from The Old Hunters add-on, published in the Bloodborne section of the fandom platform, bears the name Marcos-domenech-win64-sprj-160809-172519.jpg.

According to McDonald, this means that the image was captured as part of an internal build of Bloodborne for PC (a part of win64-sprj in the filename) with a debug camera (camera angle) not available to a normal player.

    Image source: ArtStation (Marcos Domenech)

Image source: ArtStation (Marcos Domenech)

With this picture (along with some others) in 2017 divided Environment artist Marcos Domenech, who worked with FromSoftware on Bloodborne: The Old Hunters, Dark Souls 3, and Elden Ring.

McDonald has already said he saw a working Bloodborne for PC, but that was true “built very early, around May 2014”. Same case “First time we see the full game + DLC” in release edition, not prototype format.

    Image source: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Image source: Sony Interactive Entertainment

In other words, at one point or another in development, there was a full PC version of Bloodborne. However, stressed McDonald, this discovery of the players has not brought the release of the game on the PC any closer.

Bloodborne was released exclusively on PS4 in March 2015 and has achieved cult status in the community. Rumors about expanding the list of target platforms for the game have been circulating for several years, but have not yet received confirmation.

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