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4:30 PM on 07.10.2014

Now this is how you delay a game

We only just got word that Crawl would arrive on Steam Early Access on July 17, but that's no longer the case. The four-person dungeon crawler is going to be late -- "it could be a couple days, it could be a couple weeks," re...

Jordan Devore

6:30 PM on 07.01.2014

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC 'delayed a bit'

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC gets delay news in the form of a Facebook response to a fan. When asked about the release date, XSEED responded:  Nobody wants that game released ASAP more than us, but afraid ...

Dale North

7:00 PM on 06.18.2014

You don't say: GTA Online heists are taking longer than expected

Rockstar has been putting out fairly regular updates for GTA Online but to some players, that content has been essentially irrelevant -- it's the heist update we want, not this other stuff. The company responded to player inq...

Jordan Devore

7:00 PM on 06.17.2014

Arkham Knight may not be delayed as long as we think

We've known that Batman: Arkham Knight has been delayed into 2015, but we haven't had a time frame to hinge our expectations on. Anyone eagerly anticipating the game might be pleased to find out that there's a chance we ...

Brett Makedonski

8:00 PM on 06.16.2014

Boo! Torment: Tides of Numenera now delayed futher into 2015

Torment: Tides of Numenera is one of my most-wanted games in development, so it's disappointing to hear that it will now be released in "late 2015." The release date had already been shifted to "early 2015" and now there will...

Alasdair Duncan

6:30 PM on 05.29.2014

Star Citizen Arena Commander dogfighting update delayed

As gamers seem to be more and more willing to play games in an unfinished state, it feels surprising to me when a developer decides to delay an update because of bugs. Of course unfinished games are buggy -- we expect that --...

Alasdair Duncan





8:01 AM on 05.27.2014

The Order: 1886 has been pushed back to 'early 2015'

At a recent preview event for The Order: 1886, Sony revealed that Ready at Dawn is now targeting an early 2015 release date for its game. Previously, it had been aiming for a quarter 4 release in 2014. Contributing factors to...

Brett Makedonski

9:00 AM on 05.19.2014

Tom Clancy's The Division probably won't be ready to launch in 2015

At last year's E3, Ubisoft revealed Tom Clancy's The Division and marked it for a 2014 release date. Just last week, Massive said that it wouldn't make that window, and implied that fans should set their expectations for...

Brett Makedonski

12:15 PM on 05.15.2014

You don't say: The Division pushed to 2015

If Watch Dogs couldn't make its original release date, what hope is there for The Division? None, it turns out. Ubisoft has announced that its third-person shooter is no longer coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC at the end of th...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 04.15.2014

Boxed PC copies of Dark Souls II delayed in the UK

There was some confusion this morning about a possible delay for the PC version of Dark Souls II, which is already later than its console counterparts. Regrettably, there is a delay, to May 2 -- but only in the United Kingdom...

Jordan Devore

7:00 PM on 03.25.2014

Last-minute issue causes Battlefield 4 Naval Strike PC delay

The Naval Strike DLC for Battlefield 4 launches today for Battlefield 4 Premium members ahead of its wide release on April 8, 2014. That was the plan, anyway. The new content (four maps, Titan mode, a hovercraft) will be late...

Jordan Devore

4:45 PM on 03.18.2014

Polish wasn't the only reason for The Witcher 3's delay

In an earnings report, CD Projekt elaborated on its reasons for delaying The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt into next year. As translated by NeoGAF user boskee, the presentation once again describes the company's desire to be...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 03.17.2014

Ubisoft used the Watch Dogs delay to add new content

Remember how Watch Dogs didn't launch alongside the new consoles like it was supposed to? Nah, you've probably forgotten by now. Anyway, it looks like something good's going to come out of that delay apart from, you know...

Brett Makedonski

7:30 PM on 03.12.2014

Sony: 'I love that people are still interested in' The Last Guardian

Rub that salt in those wounds. PlayStation head of internal software development Scott Rohde spoke with IGN, vaguely, about how The Last Guardian from Team ICO is "absolutely in the mix." "You’re going to be very frustr...

Steven Hansen

1:30 PM on 03.11.2014

Sony talks going 'back to the drawing board' with DriveClub

I hope you aren't expecting Evolution Studios' DriveClub anytime soon. Based on a recent chat about the racing game's status between PlayStation software product development head Scott Rhode and IGN, we could be in for a long...

Jordan Devore



CD Projekt pushes The Witcher 3 to February 2015 photo
CD Projekt pushes The Witcher 3 to February 2015
by Jordan Devore

No Witcher 3 this year -- it stings, doesn't it? But we'll be better off. CD Projekt's board has written about its reasons for the delay to February 2015 in an open letter, viewable in full below.

"We could have released the game towards the end of this year as we had initially planned," reads the letter. "Yet we concluded that a few additional months will let us achieve the quality that will satisfy us, the quality gamers expect from us. Consequently, we have set the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for February 2015."

The studio intends to "expand creative boundaries, set new benchmarks, [and] develop the genre as a whole" with The Witcher 3. I'm usually happy to see a game delayed even if I don't realize it at the time and that's especially true here. To have something with such potential miss the mark in order to hit an arbitrary release date would be disappointing beyond words.

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