Forspoken hits with another delay

Upcoming Square Enix action RPG Forspoken gets a ‘strategic’ delay, pushing the game towards a 2023 release date.

Forspoken is an upcoming action role-playing game that is intriguing as it presents first glimpses of its plot and gameplay. The story revolves around a young woman named Frey, who is transported to the mythical world of Athia, where she finds herself imbued with magical abilities. Forspoken It seemed like an ambitious title from the start, and it showed off impressive elements with each new piece of content dropped. Forspoken last showed new gameplay footage in April of this year, giving fans ten minutes of fighting.


However, with an expected release date set for October of this year, many believe that Forspoken was pretty quiet. Some fans have begun to suspect that Forspoken could be on their way to another delay, and now they have confirmation of it. An image has been posted Forspoken’s The official Twitter account says that as a result of discussions with key partners, a “strategic decision” has been made to move Forspoken’s The opening date is from October 11, 2022 to January 24, 2023.

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This is not the first time Forspoken has faced a significant delay. Back in March, it was announced that Forspoken moved from a May release date to a previously scheduled October release date. While many fans will be disappointed to hear about it. Forspoken’s delay, there are some positives to be removed from the announcement. Specifically, Square Enix and developer Luminous Productions claim that all Forspoken’s Game elements are now complete, and that development is currently in the “final polishing stage”.

Hopefully, this means, with the six months that Luminous gave me to complete Forspokenthe game will be in much better shape than it would otherwise have been released in October. In the comments section of the Twitter post announcing the delay, fans were positive that they had it. circumstances, with many saying they were pleased that Luminous Productions took the necessary time to make Forspoken a better game.

Looks like Square Enix and Luminous want Forspoken to succeed at launch, instead of risk having Cyberpunk 2077 situation. Already, the first major expansion for Forspoken has been revealed, which means Square Enix could have more future content planned for the action RPG. Even so, the delay means players can add Forspoken to a growing list of major titles, including Starfield and Redfalldelayed until 2023.

Forspoken released on January 24, 2023, for PC and PS5.

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