While both version are generally kept to the same balance patches, the Steam Version of Rivals of Aether generally receives more frequent bug fixes. The Steam Version is currently the only version to have all Premium DLC skins available for players, and is the only way to play using the Steam Workshop.
There is no cross-play between platforms.
If you’re finding an issue with your game menu freezing with only audio playing (like this), don’t fear! This has actually been an ..
Steam says “Preparing to start Rivals of Aether” but then the game doesn’t start.
There could be several reasons for this issue. A few possible fixes to try: Exit and restart steam. Uninstall and re-install Rivals of Aether ..
I am getting a message “FATAL ERROR in Fragment Shader compilation”
If you have tried running Rivals of Aether on a REALLY old GPU (generally pre-2009), you might be getting this kind of error one going anywhere ..