Warhammer 40,000: Darktide – the promising co-op shooter/melee hybrid from Vermintide developer Fatshark – has been delayed once more. It is now due for a PC launch on thirtieth November, with the Xbox Collection X/S model arriving “shortly after”.
This may, after all, be the second delay for Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, which was introduced on the tail-end of 2020 for launch the next 12 months. Sadly, its growth – as with many latest video games – was impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, and Fatshark in the end made the choice to push its launch into 2022 with the intention to “give attention to the extent of high quality on launch, in addition to spend money on extra techniques to help Darktide for years to return.”
March lastly introduced the information followers had been ready for, with Darktide receiving a thirteenth September launch date on PC and Xbox Collection X/S, however that is now shifted once more.
“Delaying a recreation is maybe one of the troublesome choices a developer faces and one we’re not enthusiastic about making,” Fatshark wrote in a statement saying Darktide’s newest launch date modifications. “Nonetheless, we hope this speaks to our dedication to taking the time crucial and doing no matter it takes to get you the absolute best recreation.”
“Whereas we’ve been humbled by the nice suggestions on the sport to this point,” it continued, “we additionally want extra time to enhance stability, efficiency, and to mature key techniques. Every is important to creating positive we’ve the absolute best expertise for you, the gamers.”
Though a selected launch date for the Xbox Collection X/S model will come at a later time, Fatshark did affirm it will be working a sequence of technical exams and betas forward of launch to “guarantee we ship the very best model of the sport”. These all in favour of collaborating can enroll on the developer’s web site.
“Thanks for all the thrill and appreciation you will have proven us to this point,” the assertion concluded. “It actually does imply the world to us.”