In recent years there has been good news for fans of Vampire: The Masquerade, since several projects are in development that will take the board game franchise to the world of video games. Not everything has been very positive, however, as the next titles have suffered long delays. Unfortunately, one more has just been confirmed.
In early 2021, it was announced that the ambitious Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 would not arrive this year and just a few days ago it was revealed that Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodhunt it was delayed for several months. Thus, both Paradox Interactive projects would not reach their debut this year.
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When will it arrive Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong?
Worse news has just been confirmed, as developer Big Bad Wolf and distributor Nacon announced today that the other game in the series is on the way, Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong, was delayed again.
It had already been confirmed that this title would go on sale until 2022, after it was delayed in July 2021. The project was expected to be ready in February next year, but the new delay will make it debut several months later, but the The good news is that it already has a definite release date: May 19, 2022.
In case you missed it: Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong It’s not the only one; all of these games were delayed in 2021.
Why was it delayed again Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong?
When the first delay of Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong months ago, those in charge of the project did not offer an explanation of their decision, but this time they did reveal details.
In the statement that the managers of Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong recalled that their intention is to adapt the board game systems of Vampire: The Masquerade satisfyingly in an experience that offers mystery and engaging storytelling.
Another key point of the adventure is the presentation of a system of decisions that are important and make the players think, since they will have valuable consequences in the story. To do this, the developer will use a lot of characters and dialogues.
So the mission has been ambitious for the development team, who want to make sure they meet the expectations of the fans without neglecting the life-work balance of the developers. In order to have more time for quality assurance and polishing the project Nacon and Big Bad Wolf made the difficult decision to delay the launch.
“We are a small but very passionate team, eager to create an immersive experience that rivals the personal narrative that they would experience in a great board game session. One that leaves you with questions after the credits run out (but for a reason that make them go back to see the things that could be different) “, commented the managers, who mentioned that they cannot wait to show more information.
An important announcement regarding the release date of Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong. 🖤 pic.twitter.com/8V7JStdRok
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Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong It will debut on May 19, 2022 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, Nintendo Switch, and PC (via Epic Games Store). You can find more news related to Vampire: The Masquerade if you visit this page.
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