Saints Row appeared on the cover Game informant The magazine last month, it looks like a modern restart of a GTA-inspired and crazy/funny inappropriate franchise more than a decade ago. With the development of the title of Deep Silver Volition, the nostalgia factor has reached the highest level in history. Saints Row was originally scheduled to be released on February 25, but the new announcement by Jim Boone, Volition’s chief creative officer, weaves a different and more frustrating story. Sadly, the restart of Saints Row was delayed until the summer of 2022.
Post on Twitter and Saints Row official website, Boone explained the reasons behind the difficult decision (see above), and mentioned the key setbacks that stemmed mainly from the negative effects of COVID-19. The excerpt is as follows:
“To be honest, we underestimated the impact of COVID on our schedule, although everyone quickly adapted to work from home arrangements and continued to be productive.
However, due to the size and scope of our new Saints Row, it is clear that to create the best game, we need to give our team more time to perfect their craft. “
Boone also mentioned that the upcoming version of Saints Row will be the largest and most ambitious story in the series, so the team will need a lot of time to achieve their exciting goals. However, the central narrative, ensemble actors, and everything else displayed since the first public announcement of Saints Row last summer will remain the same:
“Our priority is to create the best Saints Row game to date. If we release it on the initial date, it will not meet the standards we set for ourselves, and this is what you expect and deserve. The team just It takes more time to realize our vision of fairness; we are doing some fine-tuning, except for the overall quality and polish, the game will not change much.”
Saints Row takes place in Santo Illeso, when you and your underdog deviant are trying to reach the top while stopping law enforcement and other criminal factions. Head to our Saints Row Center for exclusive information about game characters, side businesses available in the open world, and more.
Saints Row will now be launched on August 23, 2022 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.