Deus Ex delayed six months

Eidos Montreal pushes Mankind Divided back to August, needs more time to meet developer's standards

One of Square Enix's big post-holiday releases for next year is now a pre-holiday release. The Eidos Montreal-developed Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been delayed exactly six months, from February 23 to August 23.

In announcing the delay, Eidos Montreal studio head David Anfossi said the game "will require more time in post-production for tuning, iterations, and refinement to meet our high standards." He apologized to fans for the delay, but stressed that the team doesn't want to compromise the game's quality in order to launch it earlier.

The February release date was originally announced in August, alongside an "Augment your preorder" campaign that was scrapped entirely after it drew "a resounding amount of negative feedback" from fans.

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Morville O'Driscoll Blogger & Critic 2 years ago
Wooooo! Good news indeed. The first 3 months of the new year are looking crazy busy, and more polish is always a good thing.

Edited 1 times. Last edit by Morville O'Driscoll on 18th November 2015 5:10pm

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Alfonso Sexto Lead Tester, Ubisoft Germany2 years ago
Brave and bold move. Now I'm even more interested in the game.
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Darren Adams Managing Director, ChaosTrend2 years ago
Better late than broken....
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Kingman Cheng Illustrator and Animator 2 years ago
I don't mind, Human Revolution was an excellent return to the series and I wouldn't want the next title to be any less than the last game!
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