Deathloop has slowed down again

Arkane and Bethesda announced that Deathloop has been postponed again, pushing the time-looping immersive sim back to September 2021.In a video and written statement, game director Dinga Bakaba and art director Sebastien Mitton explained that Arkane has made the decision to postpone. Deathoop from May 21 to September 14, 2021.

“We are committed to quality and maintaining our team’s ambitions for Deathloop, while at the same time ensuring the health and safety of everyone at Arkane,” the statement read. “We will use this extra time to achieve our goal of creating a fun, stylish and mind-blowing player experience.”

Originally, Deathloop was intended to release in the PlayStation 5 launch window, and was therefore expected around November / December 2020. Arkane delayed the project until Q2 2021 and settled on the May 21st date. But now we will have to wait a few more months, with September 14 as the new date.

As for the game’s release calendar, this moves Deathloop away from the upcoming Resident Evil Village and Mass Effect Legendary edition, so there’s more room in your calendar for those now.To learn more about Arkane’s fascinating new game, check out IGN Fan Fest’s full Deathloop presentation earlier this year, where we learned that players can once again use powers similar to those in Dishonored to succeed in their quest to break the mold. time. loop.

Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK News and Entertainment Writer.