With 2021 being a turbulent 12 months stuffed with growth woes and delays, it’s not too shocking once we hear of one other recreation slipping from the supposed launch date. Many studios have not too long ago determined to maneuver their efforts right into a 2022 launch like Dying Gentle 2 and Misplaced Ark. We simply acquired phrase of one other massive delay from the Battlefield 2042 group, but it surely’s fortunately solely shifting the launch date from October to November 19.
Citing challenges confronted creating the sport through the pandemic, EA, Cube, and the opposite Battlefield groups have introduced by way of a Twitter announcement that Battlefield 2042 will take a bit longer however can be out this 12 months. Right here’s the complete assertion:
We’ve made the choice to shift the launch of Battlefield 2042. The sport will now be launched worldwide on November 19th, 2021.
Constructing the subsequent era of Battlefield throughout a worldwide pandemic has created unexpected challenges for our growth groups. Given the dimensions and scope of the sport, we had hoped our groups could be again in our studios collectively as we transfer in direction of launch. With the continuing situations not permitting that to occur safely, and with all of the laborious work the groups are doing from residence, we really feel it is very important take the additional time to ship on the imaginative and prescient of Battlefield 2042 for our gamers.
Your enthusiasm for the sport has been very inspiring. We imagine within the recreation we’re making, and we thanks to your endurance as we put some ending touches into the expertise.
Updates on the Open Beta can be coming later this month.
With an advanced multiplayer recreation like Battlefield 2042, it’s by no means dangerous for the builders to ensure it’s going out the door with the right polish. Fortunately, the plan for a worldwide launch stays untouched, and the group continues to be seeking to run an open beta! We will’t wait to begin wing suiting into tornados and doing insane methods out and in of a transferring jet.