Dieses Jahr wird auch als Jahr der Verschiebung in Erinnerung bleiben. Auf die Veröffentlichung von „Saints Row“ müssen wir jetzt auch länger als gedacht warten.
Der Release wurde stark verschoben. In einem Statement erklärt der Chief Creative Officer von Volition die Gründe.
Statt am 25. Februar 2022 soll der Titel aufgrund der Verzögerung erst am 23. August 2022 auf den Markt gebracht werden.
COVID-19 hatte Einfluss auf die Entwicklung. Das Studio bräuchte mehr Zeit für einige „Feinabstimmungen Qualität und Feinschliff spiele da eine Rolle.
Saints Row will no longer release on the originally announced date of 25th February 2022, instead it will launch worldwide on 23rd August 2022.
Our priority is to create the best Saints Row game yet and, if we released on the original date, it wouldn’t be up to the standards we’ve set ourselves, and that you’re expecting and deserve. The team just need more time to do our vision justice; we’re doing some fine tuning and there won’t be much change in the game outside of overall quality and polish.
In all honesty, we underestimated the impact COVID would have on our schedule, although everyone adapted very quickly to the working from home arrangement and continued to be incredibly productive.
However, due to the size and scope of our new Saints Row, it’s become apparent that to create the best game possible, we need to give our team longer to perfect their craft.
As mentioned when we announced Saints Row in August, this will be the biggest and best Saints Row game ever and, in order to achieve our goal, we’ve settled upon a generous, yet essential amount of time to realise our ambitions.
Rest assured, there will not be any changes to the story or the characters or anything that we’ve lovingly imagined over the last few years and already shared with you.
Over the past two years, all corners of the entertainment industry have been affected/impacted in one way or another. As gamers ourselves, we know what it feels like to have something delayed which you’ve been looking forward to; it’s frustrating and you feel disappointed. But we also know that when we finally get Saints Row in your hands, it will have been worth the wait. It’s our absolute priority to get this right.
Keep it strange,