Ubisoft has revealed that they have delayed Riders Republic and Rainbow Six Extraction to fine-tune both games and meet player expectations. Extreme sports title Riders Republic will now release on October 28 during co-op shooter Rainbow Six Extraction has been delayed to the more general January 2022.
Riders Republic now it is second delay, but a delay of just under two months is quite a short time. Those who want to try the game out before it’s released can sign up for one of the game’s betas, and the statement from Ubisoft Annecy seems to imply that they’ll even have time to fit in one more game first. The game’s new release date is October 28:
We can’t wait for you all to come to Republic in our upcoming beta! This will be your first time in this vast multiplayer arena and we’d love to hear what you think.
To ensure we can provide the best game for all our players, we have made the difficult decision to delay the release date from September 2 to October 28. This will help us. more time to refine the experience and give you another chance to engage before launch and provide feedback.
We’ll have more to share soon, so stay tuned!
Meanwhile, Ubisoft Montreal needs more time to bring their vision of a Archæan’s dangerous threat life in Rainbow Six Extraction. Here’s what they had to say about the delay to January 2022:
Our ambition with Rainbow Six Extraction is to deliver an official AAA experience that changes the way you play and think about cooperative games. With unique features like Missing In Action or The Sprawl, each mission turns into a tense and challenging experience in which you’ll lead Rainbow Six’s elite operators in battle against Deadly and growing alien threat.
We are taking the opportunity to take the extra time to bring this vision to life the way it deserves by January 2022. We are confident that this will ensure Rainbow Six Extraction is an immersive experience, cooperative and thrilling that we set out to create the one you want to play.
We look forward to sharing more with you very soon!
This is not the first Ubisoft game to be delayed in recent times. Far Cry 6 was quietly delayed out of the first February window before finally being written on October 7. Prince of Persia; Sands of Time Remake has been delayed many times and is now about to be released sometime next year. Probably best not to mention Skull It looks like the game in trouble has been delayed multiple times and seems to have restarted twice. The game is currently being released for a while from April 2022 to March 2023, but is that anyone’s guess.