Ubisoft has just announced that Far Cry 5 has been delayed until March 27th. It doesn't seem like we'll be waiting too much longer, but the extra time gives the companies the flexibility they need to make the titles a polished experience. "As expected, this had a very positive impact on the game's quality and largely participated to its commercial success", Burgess-Quémard said.
'Taking a similar approach, we have made a decision to invest additional development time in three upcoming games'.
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In a separate statement, Ubisoft confirmed The Crew 2 developer Ivory Tower will use the extra development time to "perform additional playtests, gather player feedback, and continue working towards delivering an ambitious open-world racing experience that meets the team's and our players' expectations". In other words, the delay of Far Cry 5 has angered some gamers that were counting the days until its release. Players will battle against a violent, anti-government religious sect in the United States. Namely, at least two of its biggest upcoming games have been delayed in one fell swoop.
The delays will push back titles from the 2017-2018 fiscal year to the 2018-2019 and, in some cases, 2019-2020 fiscal years. "The Crew 2", meanwhile went from March 16 to the first half of Ubisoft's 2018-19 fiscal year, which starts in April.
Ubisoft has announced that they will be delayed the release of three of their upcoming games, in order to help their staff better express their vision.