Gamers around the world were disappointed when 2K Games announced that its reboot of classic strategy X-Com would be a tactical shooter affair – and now it’s upsetting even more potential fans with the news that the new XCOM has been pushed back to a potential 2013 release date.
[img_big]center,31,2011-06-10/XCOM_Titan_Fight01.jpg,As close as you’ll get until next year[/img_big]
In today’s Take Two earnings call, XCOM was officially delayed into “fiscal year 2013” – which means some time between April 1 2011 and March 31 2013. It was originally scheduled for a March 2012 launch, so cross your fingers that it’s only a brief postponement, but the lack of details suggests we’ll likely be waiting a while for this one.
On the bright side, it does now mean that March next year has opened up a little in terms of releases. The move will give Max Payne 3 a bit more space, presuming that he can meet this new deadline after years of delays.
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