Take-Two Interactive has announced that Turtle Rock Studios upcoming four vs one shooter Evolve would be delayed during an earning’s call yesterday. The game’s new release date is February 10th, 2015. Take-Two gave IGN the following statement on the delay. “As stated on the Take-Two Interactive earnings call, 2K and Turtle Rock Studios are extending the development of Evolve by a few months to allow enough time to fully realize the vision for Evolve and meet our collective standards of creative excellence. We are encouraged by the press reaction and fan excitement coming out of a very successful E3, and we are now certain we are headed in the right direction with the game and we are confident in delivering a genre-defining product when Evolve launches on February 10, 2015.”
Evolve is not the first major video game this year to suffer a delay, Near the beginning of the year, The Witcher 3 was delayed, followed this summer by the delay of Batman: Arkham Knight to 2015. The most recent 2015 delay was that of Battlefield Hardline, which does not yet have an official release date. What do you think about this delay? Are you disappointed, or happy that the game I getting more development time? Let me know in the comments below, and we’ll keep you updated on anymore Evolve news as we learn it.
By, Bobby Marquardt