You will have to attend a bit longer to see Bigby Wolf’s subsequent chapter. Telltale Games has announced that it is delaying The Wolf Amongst Us 2, the sequel to its 2013 Fables comedian adaptation, till subsequent yr. The corporate stated it is “dedicated to defending the well being of our workforce” in a press release on Twitter, a transparent signal that it is attempting to keep away from the burnout that reportedly plagued the previous iteration of Telltale.
In an interview with IGN, Jamie Ottilie, the brand new Telltale CEO, additionally says the workforce wants time to change over from Unreal Engine 4 to five. That’ll contain redoing a lot of the corporate’s current work, and along with hiring and manufacturing difficulties, it could make it powerful to hit a 2023 launch date. “Making video games is tough and so they want time to be proper,” he instructed IGN. “And it would not do any of us any good to ship one thing that is not prepared.”
The Wolf Amongst Us 2 was initially introduced in December of 2019, and for apparent pandemic-related causes, improvement has been slower than Telltale initially predicted. The corporate nonetheless has its adaptation of The Expanse coming later this yr, and in lots of ways in which’s a extra necessary title for its future. As a lot as we’re desirous to see the continuation of The Wolf Amongst Us, Telltale additionally must construct out new properties to outlive.
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