Outriders delayed again, but announces demo for February

People Can Fly (Bulletstorm) announces that the new game, an ambitious RPG shooter in collaboration with Square Enix, is moving its release date to April.

Through a statement on their social networks, People Can Fly (Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment) has confirmed another delay for Outriders, the new and ambitious RPG shooter, originally scheduled for February 2 next. The game’s new date will be April 1, 2020 and, to make up for and ease the wait, the studio will be launching a demo of it on February 25 so we can all try it and decide if it gets into our purchase plans.

“Happy New Year. We believe it is important for players to try out a new IP address like Outriders before it launches so that they can decide for themselves whether to reserve, buy or play it,” the statement begins. we are pleased to announce that we will be publishing a free demo on February 25, 2021, giving everyone the chance to play the first hours of the title with the four character classes, solo or cooperative, and characters and progression to the end game. Speaking of the endgame, we’ve decided to move the Outriders release date back to April 1, 2021. We’ll be using that extra time to polish up the game and focus our efforts on delivering a fantastic exit experience. a little longer. The Oturiders team appreciates your patience ”.

One of Square Enix’s bets for 2021

Announced at E3 2019 for early 2020, the game was initially delayed at the end of that year, then moved to February 2, 2021, confirming with this news that it will only eventually see the light. April 1st. It will be an intergenerational title available on all possible platforms (PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS5, Xbox Series X / S and Google Stadia), it will have the option of cross-play and will offer the option to update for free to the next generation when we buy the title on PS4 or Xbox One. A few months ago, at MeriStation, we went to the studio’s offices in Warsaw, Poland, where we could test Outriders for about three hours and told you what it was like on our first impressions. In them, we talked about how promising this RPG shooter looks, one of Square Enix and People Can Fly’s most interesting projects for the coming year.

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