May 30, 2023

KO_OP introduced Goodbye Volcano Excessive is delayed once more additional into 2023.

The narrative-adventure sport will forgo its beforehand deliberate February launch for one later in 2023, on August twenty ninth. When the sport does launch it’ll be obtainable for Home windows PC (through Steam), PS4, and PS5.

That is truly the third delay for the sport, beforehand your complete story was rewritten after a controversial author was dropped after which it acquired delayed once more over COVID-19.

Right here’s the total message from KO_OP:

The fact is that, with our present workload, we couldn’t have met our June launch date with out important cuts to the standard and scope of the sport. This could imply delivering one thing a lot totally different than what we’ve envisioned and labored towards. We don’t need to launch something lower than one of the best model of the sport we’ve been making all through our improvement cycle.

Plus, we’re a studio that prides itself on avoiding crunch. Assembly our unique launch date would require our group to work nights, weekends and early mornings to ship and threat burning individuals out.

This delay additionally strikes our launch date out of a really busy June launch calendar, opening us as much as extra unbelievable alternatives, and provides the sport a better probability of success.

I do know this isn’t the best factor to listen to—it’s a troublesome factor for us to do. GVH is a extremely particular challenge for us and everybody on our group has executed unbelievable work on this sport. We’d like a bit extra time to verify all that work actually shines! We’ve been so honoured to listen to such a constructive response to our demo. Quickly, we’ll be premiering one other public demo and we hope you’ll all have the prospect to test it out.

Thanks a lot in your understanding – we are able to’t wait so that you can play what we’ve been engaged on.

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