Rockfish Video games is as soon as once more trying to keep away from competitors with Cyberpunk 2077.
No matter how you’re feeling about CD Projekt RED delaying Cyberpunk 2077 once more, it’s unbelievable how the sport’s launch is impacting others. Take Rockfish Video games’ Everspace 2 whose early entry launch was delayed to December to keep away from contending with the FPS/RPG. Due to the latter now releasing in December, Everspace 2 early entry will now launch in January 2021.
Offering an replace on Kickstarter, the developer mentioned that, “Let’s get the cyber elephant out of the room instantly: The Cyberpunk 2077 launch has simply been pushed again to December 10, which is a serious blow to our deliberate Everspace 2 Early Entry launch in mid-December. Not solely will each media outlet and content material creator cowl the arguably most-anticipated AAA recreation in historical past all through all the vacation season (and never a lot else), we additionally know that there’s fairly a little bit of viewers overlap inside our group (and our workforce).”
In a follow-up electronic mail to PC Gamer, Rockfish said that, “We’re conscious that Everspace 2 followers can be sad, however competing with the arguably most anticipated online game in historical past is simply not a good suggestion.” Within the meantime, closed beta keys can be going out on November 2nd to backers who pledged €30 or increased. As soon as early entry goes stay, new keys can be offered to switch them.
This development of delaying one’s recreation keep away from competitors with Cyberpunk 2077 isn’t something too new. Grinding Gear Video games additionally just lately introduced that its subsequent end-game enlargement for Path of Exile would launch in January 2021 to keep away from forcing gamers to decide on between each releases. Maybe Ubisoft might contemplate delaying Immortals: Fenyx Rising, which is out on December third, to a later date? Time will inform so keep tuned.