The lights are on
A scare went around last month with the rumor that Prey 2 had been cancelled. Thankfully that is not the case, but lots of work still needs to be done on the game, which Bethesda is delaying indefinitely.
This morning, Bethesda's PR department sent out this frank comment on the delay of the game and its development so far:
Development of Prey 2 has not been cancelled but the game will not be released in 2012 as planned. The delay is due to the fact that game development has not progressed satisfactorily this past year, and the game does not currently meet our quality standards. Prey 2 has shown great promise and we regret disappointing our fans. We have made a substantial investment in game development to deliver the experience fans want. We are determined only to release the AAA game that fans rightfully expect, and are unwilling to compromise our quality standards to meet a release schedule.
Sounds like a good decision.
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It's the only decent thing to do. Good decision Bethesda.
PREY 2 PREY 2 PREY 2
Apparently all it need was more bloom!
Game of the year 2013!!
Why couldn't they have done this with Skyrim...........
good, glad its not cancelled
Yay it was not cancelled i was getting worried there for a minute :-)
Bethesda, you guys are true gamers. Thank you.
Awesome, I am totally looking forward to this
This is definitely a relief, I was horrified by the possibility of a cancellation and its great to see Bethesda not only showing a commitment to quality, but also a lenience on the developer by giving them time to prove their work. I know that if it was Activision in their position Human Head Studios wouldn't have received it.
nice to see bethesda learning from their mistakes! if only they had done that with hunted and brink they probably could have turned both of those into franchises!
I wish more companies would be put as much effort into putting out good games. To bad it's been delayed, again. Looks so good!
"game development has not progressed satisfactorily this past year, and the game does not currently meet our quality standards"
OUCH...sick burn on the developers.
GOOD! Excited that it's not being cancelled it looks promising. I've had cancellation nightmares ever since the Megaman Legends 3 fiasco! Still upset, seriously wtf Capcom lol.
I said it before and I'll say it again, anytime a Developer/Publisher delays a game for quality reasons, I have no problems with. I hope with all the extra time, Prey 2 becomes an amazing game that everyone can be proud of.
I can understand that... I'm just glad they didn't cancel.
Now I love Bethesda and all, but standards? Just go and release another Rogue Warrior title...
Doesn't meet their quality standards. So you turn the game on and it works? (Not hatin, just sayin)