Axiom Verge 2 has been postponed later this year

Axiom Verge 2 is now delayed for the second time. There was no official release date, but the sequel to the 2015 Metroid-inspired hit was originally expected to arrive last fall before being pushed into the vague launch window before June 2021. did. , And Axiom Verge 2 are expected to arrive during the third quarter of 2021.

As a result, the game will be released between July 1st and September 30th. IGN First broke the news with Happ Posting a message Check the Axiom Verge 2 website for delays. He doesn’t provide details, but Happ says he’s the only developer of the project, so he doesn’t commit suicide to complete the game, he just needs more time to work on the game. Says.

“I’ve been wondering why it’s taking longer than originally predicted for a long time, but I don’t want to get too stuck in the technical details. It’s enough to say that the game gets better with additional time, I You don’t have to burn yourself to hit the date you set, “Happ says.

As an apology for the second delay, Happ has created a documentary about making the first Axiom Verge available online forever for free. The 26-minute film is from 2 Player Productions, the most well-known in the acclaimed Double Fine Adventure documentary series. This is a record of Happ’s five-year journey to create Axiom Verge, originally included as a physical Blu-ray in Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition and available for purchase on Steam as a standalone film.Now you can check it out on Steam for free Here And finally, there’s probably a free Epic Games Store as well.

Axiom Verge 2 was first unveiled at the Nintendo Indie World Showcase in December 2019. The game acts as both a prequel and a sequel featuring a new protagonist, an alien world, and weird weapons, while retaining the original sci-fi retro feel. Happ deals with all aspects of sequel development, as he was in the first game. Earlier this year, former GI editor Joe Juba released an extensive hands-on preview of the game that provides a direct impression of everything Axiom Verge 2 offers. You can read it here.

Axiom Verge 2 will be available on Switch and PC exclusively for the Epic Games Store.

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[Source: Thomas Happ via IGN]