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When Rockstar started showing more and more of Max Payne 3 late last year, we started to think that the game was on the right course and that it would be smooth sailing until the game's release in March. Clearly, that was a mistake.
The game's March release date has been changed to May 15, which pushes the title out of Take-Two Interactive's fiscal year. Accordingly, the company is now forecasting a loss for the fiscal year.
"We do not take changes to our release schedule lightly, and this short delay will ensure that Max Payne 3 delivers the highest quality, groundbreaking entertainment experience that is expected from our company," said Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick of the delay:
Max Payne 3 will appear on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on May 15, and then on the PC on May 29. For the latest on the game, check out these new screens.
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