Arkane Studios has introduced that its upcoming first-person shooter, Deathloop, has been delayed until September 14.
Arkane shared the explanations behind the delay on Twitter, saying: “We’re committed to quality and preserving our team’s ambitions for Deathloop while ensuring the health and safety of everyone at Arkane. We’ll be using this extra time to accomplish our goal: create a fun, stylish, and mind-bending player experience.”
In the announcement video, Deathloop‘s game director Dinga Bakaba also said: “At Arkane we have a strong vision for Deathloop, and we don’t wish to compromise on that.”
— DEATHLOOP (@deathloop) April 8, 2021
Deathloop follows the participant as Colt, an murderer who’s caught in a time loop, is tasked with eliminating eight targets throughout the island of Blackreef. Meanwhile, a rival murderer named Julianna can be on a mission to cease Cole and maintain the loop going.
Deathloop was initially set to launch on May 21 after being delayed final August as a consequence of difficulties surrounding the continuing coronavirus pandemic.
Last month, it was confirmed that Arkane’s first-person motion journey sport will launch solely on the PS5, regardless of Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda.
“The acquisition hasn’t affected day-to-day development of Deathloop, which we’re developing exclusively for PlayStation 5 on console and also PC,” a Bethesda spokesperson stated.