It starting to seem that Next Generation consoles were rushed out with very limited releases available for them and there’s now yet another game that was set for launch release with the PS5 been pushed back again.
The studio behind the accliamed “Dishonored” series, Bethesda’s Arkane Studio announced that its PS5 timed exclusive shooter “Deathloop” has been delayed by a further three months and will now release September 14th instead.
The timed exclusive agreement is said to be on PS5 one year before moving to Xbox and PC.
The stylised first person shooter game was originally supposed to be a launch day title for Sony’s PS5 before it was pushed to a May release and now moved again to September.
The reason given is a pretty standard one in the current environment as the team needs more time to further polish the game and bring it to life following COVID-19-related delays.
The delay comes in the wake of Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda and an announcement that moving forward (beyond the existing agreements) Bethesda titles will be Game Pass exclusives for Xbox and PC.
This issue with release dates is not exclusive to the PS5 either, Xbox has seen a number of titles pushed back including the next big installment in the Halo franchise.