Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 delayed until the end of 2020

Since his announcement some time ago, vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 has aroused the enthusiasm of his fans for his release in early 2020. That said, it seems that Drac will need a little more time in the coffin.

The Official Account Twitter for the coming game shared an update, announcing that it was delayed at the end of 2020. It is linked to a blog post directly from the Hardsuit Labs development team, Andy Kipling and Brian Mitsoda explaining in detail the delay.

“For three and a half years, we have worked hard to offer you a worthy successor to Lignées 1. For us, this meant not only concretized the ambitions of this remarkable game, but also the duty not to repeat its mistakes. Today we have to tell you that we need more time to get the game you expected. Although vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 still in 2020, we decided to favor quality compared to the launch window of the first quarter, “said the team.

“There are things that we wanted to strike in all circumstances when we decided to follow Lignées’ Traces: a deep and branched story; Fascinating and incredibly active characters; The rich universe of the world of darkness. We are firmly convinced that we are on the right track to help you get all this.

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“On the other hand, it is the responsibility of avoiding some of the problems that affected the first game, which was launched too early. In recent months, it has become obvious that to stick to our initial date could repeat this error. We will not do that. In the end, everyone who works on this game want to offer you the best possible Bloodlines 2.

“It was not easy or our first choice. Throughout 2019, we have improved our processes and expanded our teams. However, it quickly appeared that this would not allow us to provide the quality we want on the promised date. »»

The company also indicated that it would present to PDXCon this weekend, with a livestream taking place on Saturday October 21. A Reddit thread will be available for those who have questions about the game.

The delay is sad news, but that will be Lidées 2 so much the better in the long term.

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 will be released for the Xbox One, the PlayStation 4 and the PC at the end of 2020.