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Forspoken Has Been Delayed to January 2023

Forspoken Has Been Delayed to January 2023 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 July 2022 / 1,554 Views

Publisher Square Enix and developer Luminous Productions announced the open-world action RPG, Forspoken, has been delayed from October 11 to January 24, 2023. It will launch for the PlayStation 5 and PC via SteamEpic Games Store, and Microsoft Store.

"As a result of ongoing discussions with key partners, we have made the strategic decision to move the launch date of Forspoken to January 24, 2023," reads a message from the developers. "All game elements are now complete, and development is in its final polishing phase.

"We would like to thank you for your continued support and patience on this journey. Your excitement for the game inspires us every day and we cannot wait to share more about Forspoken with you later this summer!"

Read details on the game below:

Mysteriously transported from New York City, Frey Holland finds herself trapped in the breathtaking land of Athia. A magical, sentient bracelet is inexplicably wrapped around her arm, and Frey discovers the ability to cast powerful spells and use magic to traverse the sprawling landscapes of Athia. Frey nicknames her new golden companion “Cuff” and sets off to find a way home.

Frey soon learns this beautiful land once flourished under the reign of benevolent matriarchs, called Tantas, until a devastating blight relentlessly corrupted everything it touched. The Break  transformed animals into beasts, men into monsters, and rich landscapes into four dangerous realms. At the center of their shattered domains, the Tantas now rule as maddened and evil sorceresses.

Unaffected by the Break and desperate for answers, Frey reluctantly agrees to help the last remaining citizens of Athia who see her as their only hope. Frey’s journey through this strange and treacherous land will take her deep into the heart of corruption where she must battle monstrous  creatures, confront the powerful Tantas, and uncover secrets that awaken something much more from within.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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ClassicGamingWizzz (on 06 July 2022)

Damn , how sony will compete with others with this delayed game.

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zero129 ClassicGamingWizzz (on 06 July 2022)

Honestly i know its sacasm but i still dont see the point in this post. the game is multiplat so how it would effect Sony in anyway shape or form is beyond me.

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ClassicGamingWizzz zero129 (on 07 July 2022)

I wanted you to reply to me to downvote you with my powers

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DonFerrari (on 06 July 2022)

Not a big delay and still interested on the game, so better it come out as great as possible.

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rapsuperstar31 (on 06 July 2022)

Probably makes it less likely that I'll be picking it up for more than $30. Usually in January I have too big of a back haul of games to play after buying Black Friday sales and getting Christmas games.

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Valdney (on 11 July 2022)

This game looks really bad!

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Dante9 (on 08 July 2022)

This game just isn't clicking. They are probably trying to figure out some kind of an overhaul to rescue it. But it is DOOMED.

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KratosLives (on 08 July 2022)

That's good. I have enough enough games to catch up on.

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Giggity_goo (on 06 July 2022)

looking forword to playing this i got my ps5 a year ago and after completed ratchet and clank i was left with nothing to play everything else could play on my ps4

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 06 July 2022)

Just polish the hell out of the game and expect massive sales as always square enix

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The Fury (on 06 July 2022)

Shame but other SquEnix offerings before then.

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Kakadu18 (on 06 July 2022)

Again? Almost a year after it was originally supposed to launch.

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