The delays have begun, Square Enix have announced the delays of two big titles this year. The long awaited Final Fantasy VII Remake is now going to release on April 10th, 2020 as they want to ensure that the game is polished enough for the best experience. Here is the full statement by Producer Yoshinori Kitase:
“We know that so many of you are looking forward to the release of FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE and have been waiting patiently to experience what we have been working on. In order to ensure we deliver a game that is in-line with our vision, and the quality that our fans who have been waiting for deserve, we have decided to move the release date to April 10, 2020.
We are making this tough decision in order to give ourselves a few extra weeks to apply final polish to the game and to deliver you with the best possible experience. I, on behalf of the whole team, want to apologize to everyone, as I know this means waiting for the game just a little bit longer.
Thank you for your patience and continued support!”
Final Fantasy VII Remake is not the only thing getting delayed unfortunately. Those who were excited about Marvel’s Avengers will now have to wait until later in the year on September 4th. This delay is also coincides with wanting to polish the title to being out the best product as possible. Here’s the full statement by Co-Heads of Crystal Dynamics Scot Amos & Ron Rosenberg:
“To our fans,
Â At Crystal Dynamics our ambition has always been to deliver the ultimate Avengers gaming experience. In order to achieve that goal, we have made the difficult decision to move the release date of Marvel’s Avengers to September 4, 2020.
As fans ourselves, it’s an honor and a privilege to work with these legendary characters and we know what these Super Heroes mean to us and True Believers around the world. When we set out to bring you our vision for Marvel’s Avengers, we committed to delivering an original story-driven campaign, engaging co-op, and compelling content for years to come. To that end, we will spend this additional development time focusing on fine tuning and polishing the game to the high standards our fans expect and deserve.
The worldwide teams working on Marvel’s Avengers sincerely appreciate the support you’ve shown us. We thrive on your enthusiasm and feedback and we can’t wait to show you more. We apologize for the delay. We’re confident it will be worth the wait.”
No need to fret as both Final Fantasy VII Remake & Marvel’s Avengers will still launch this year. Over time we will have more info of Marvel’s Avengers as we get closer to release.