Deep Silver and inXile Entertainment have announced that their upcoming game Wasteland 3. The game was scheduled for release on May 19, but has now been pushed back until August 28.
According to Studio Head Brian Fargo, the delay is due to “logistical challenges” caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
You can view Fargo’s full message down below:
As with most companies, we moved to a work-from-home environment some weeks ago, and that’s of course introduced new challenges that many of us throughout the world have been learning to manage. We’ve been excited to see the Wasteland 3 beta so well received, but the reality is that with these new logistical challenges our release was going to be impacted.
We’re in a great position with both Microsoft and Deep Silver supporting our desire to ensure the game launches in the best possible circumstances, and to add a few extra months to ensure this is a stellar product on day one. With that, Wasteland 3‘s new release date is August 28, 2020.
That’s time we’re putting into acting on beta feedback and suggestions, optimization, polishing and refinements, and making sure we have an awesome co-op experience. We’re pouring our hearts into this game, and the last thing we want is to have anything but an amazing launch for a product we truly believe in.
We appreciate everyone’s excitement and continued support as we put a few more months into ensuring that on launch day Wasteland 3 is the experience you’ve been waiting for.
Thank you and stay safe,
Studio Head, inXile Entertainment