At gamescom 2021 a reboot of Saints Row that surprised locals and strangers. The project had a launch date of February 25, 2022, but plans changed and Volition decided to delay it.
Through a statement, Volition explained that, to meet its objectives, it decided to delay the reboot of Saints Row. Thus, the project will now debut on August 23, 2022, which represents a delay of just under 6 months.
As explained by the study, the objective they have with this reboot is that it be the best installment of the entire franchise, something that would not be if it debuted on its original date. In doing so, they will use the additional months of development to deliver a product that is worth the time and money of fans of Saints Row of all the world.
“Our priority is to create the best Saints Row Until now and if we had released it on the original date, it would not have met the standards that we set and what they expect and deserve. The team needs more time to do our vision justice; we will make some adjustments and there will not be much change in the game outside of general and polished quality, ”explained the studio.
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Volition also explained that he underestimated the true impact that the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) would have on his development agenda. Apparently the studio quickly adapted to work at home and remained incredibly productive. That said, it actually impacted more than they realized and they need more time for their vision for the future of Saints Row to come true.
Volition apologized for delaying Saints Row
Finally, Volition took the opportunity to offer an apology to his community. After all, they know there are a lot of players excited for the new one. Saints Row, so this news could disappoint them.
“As gamers, we know what it feels like when something you expected is delayed; it’s frustrating and you feel disappointed. But we also know that when they finally have Saints Row in their hands they will know that it will have been worth the wait. It is our priority to do the right thing, “concluded the study.
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Saints Row It will arrive on August 23, 2022 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One and PC. Follow this link to see more news related to this title.
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