Xbox One exclusive Scalebound has been delayed to 2017, Platinum Games has announced. The game was previously due to release sometime this year, but according to the developer, the delay was necessary in order to deliver an experience that will fulfill Platinum Games' ambitious vision and live up to everyone's expectations.
"Development on the game is going well and we're really happy with how it's coming together," said Platinum Games on its website. "Scalebound is one of the biggest games PlatinumGames has ever created: an epic adventure filled with exploration and fantasy gameplay, inventive multiplayer, and action-packed battles on an unbelievable scale - all set in a beautiful and evolving world. It's the game our team has always dreamed of making.
"In order to deliver on our ambitious vision and ensure that Scalebound lives up to expectations, we will be launching the game in 2017. This will give us the time needed to bring to life all the innovative features and thrilling gameplay experiences that we have planned."
Platinum Games appreciates fans' patience and promises to share more information about Scalebound throught out the year.
"We know you're excited to see more and thank you for your patience. Scalebound is a truly special project that's been several years in the making, and we are very proud and inspired by all the work our team has done so far.
"We will be sharing more about our vision for Scalebound later this year and can't wait to give you a closer look at the world of Draconis and the incredible creatures and experiences we're building."
Although the Xbox One exclusive will no longer release this year, Xbox One players can still expected a great deal of other exclusives this year, such as Quantum Break and Gears of War 4.
Source: Platinum Games