RPG Delays Launch To Avoid Competing With Baldur’s Gate 3

RPG Delays Launch To Avoid Competing With Baldur’s Gate 3

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Summerfall Studios, builders of the upcoming, self-described “roleplaying musical” Stray Gods, has lately taken to Twitter to ship some unlucky information for these wanting to sing their means out of a fantasy predicament. Stray Gods, which places you within the function of a girl who should show her innocence earlier than Greek gods by way of the magic of tune, is getting pushed again every week to an August 10 launch date.

However although the information was delivered in the usual image-of-a-letter format that everyone knows and love, the contents weren’t your typical boilerplate about needing a bit extra time to make sure the sport is at its finest. Nope, this one was very direct: the studio desires to keep away from competitors with Baldur’s Gate 3 which is slated to launch on August 3, the unique launch date of Stray Gods. And sure, there are additionally some technical objectives the workforce is hoping to hit by pushing the discharge date again a bit.

“We have to make a slight adjustment to the calendar,” the opening of the assertion reads earlier than asserting the brand new launch date of August 10. It continues:

We wish everybody to have ample area to take a look at Stray Gods when it launches. Baldur’s Gate 3 is hotly anticipated (by us, too!) and we wish to give our followers room to rejoice Stray Gods.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is anticipated to be an enormous RPG expertise, so one thing tells me that people will nonetheless be very deep into it even simply seven days after its August 3 launch, nevertheless it is sensible for a smaller title to perhaps take a heartbeat earlier than hitting storefronts. Or, as one individual put it on Twitter, perhaps Summerfall Video games doesn’t wish to hog all the eye for itself.

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The delay can also be giving the studio a while to work on “efficiency parity” between consoles and PC in order that it runs “as shut as doable, throughout each platform.”

Stray Gods launches on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Change on August 10.

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