Square Enix has delayed two of its biggest games to later in the year, according to statements released on January 14, 2020. Marvel’s Avengers and Final Fantasy VII Remake will both release later than anticipated.
Marvel’s Avengers was originally slated to come out in May; the game will now release sometime in September, according to a statement released by developer Crystal Dynamics.
“As fans ourselves, it’s an honor and a privilege to work with these legendary characters and we know what these superheroes 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 and 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 standard that our fans expect and deserve,” Crystal Dynamics Co-heads of Studio Scot Amos and Ron Rosenberg said in a joint statement.
The Final Fantasy VII Remake will now release on April 10, 2020, about a month later than announced.
“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,” Yoshinori Kitase, FFVII Remake producer, said in a statement. “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.”