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Ubisoft isn't afraid to delay games due to coronavirus

Ubisoft isn't afraid to delay games due to coronavirus

Ubisoft's schedule hasn't been impacted by the coronavirus but it will change its plans if necessary.

As reported by the New York Times, the French publisher's CEO Yves Guillemot (pictured) insisted its timeline hasn't seen significant impact. However, it will change its approach should its partners and players need it to.

“We are not seeing significant impact to our own timelines, but we are in touch with all our partners and if there’s a need to adjust in order to do what’s best for them and for our players, we will do so,” said Guillemot.

The CEO also claimed that Microsoft and Sony have “made it possible for our developers to keep using their dev kits to continue creating our next-generation console games"

Several companies have had their development plans affected by the coronavirus. This week, it was revealed that although Baldur's Gate will still release this year, work on the game has slowed down.

Other games to have been delayed include the highly anticipated The Last of Us Part II. NaughtyDog has delayed the survival horror title which was scheduled to release next month. It is rumoured that the game will come to PC.

Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has also been pushed back, though it is only by a month.


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Kayleigh is the Staff Writer for PocketGamer.biz. Besides PG and PCGI she has written as a guides writer, specialising in RPG's and horror.

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