by Mike Bendel on May 9, 2012 @ 11:03 am
Originally scheduled for an October debut, publisher Take-Two has delayed BioShock Infinite by four months. It’s now scheduled to release next year on February 26.
“When we announced the release date of BioShock Infinite in March, we felt pretty good about the timing. Since then, we’ve uncovered opportunities to make Infinite into something even more extraordinary,” said Irrational Games creative head Ken Levine. He added, “Therefore, to give our talented team the time they need to deliver the best Infinite possible, we’ve decided to move the game’s release to February.”
In addition, the title is going on a media blackout through E3 and Gamescom this year. In Levine’s words, “the next time you see our game, it will be essentially the product we intend to put in the box.” A delay of this magnitude will no doubt ruffle feathers, especially since the title was announced way back in 2010, but having a high standard for quality is something we can’t argue with.
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