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Bioshock Infinite Pushed Back Again

Well, at least this time it's not a huge delay.

Bioshock Infinite was originally supposed to release this fall, but was unfortunately delayed to February 26. Now, we've learned that the launch date for this hotly anticipated title from Irrational Games has slipped another month.

The new date is March 26. This is due to former Epic Games producer Rod Fergusson joining the team back in August; he said the game would benefit from an extra 3-4 months of polish. That's not entirely surprising, as the studio suffered several key losses over the past year; it started with director of product development Tim Gerritsen and art director Nate Wells, but it didn't end there. It's just good to know that at least the game is still coming. It looked for a while that such losses could permanently cripple the project.

Anyway, when Infinite does arrive, you can expect a lot of anxious gamers, and I'm one of them. Can't wait.

Related Game(s): Bioshock Infinite

Tags: bioshock infinite, bioshock infinite release date, bioshock infinite launch date

12/7/2012 11:24:12 AM Ben Dutka

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Comments (13 posts)

bebestorm
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 12:37:33 PM
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Not too bad except March is crowded!

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maxpontiac
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 3:43:45 PM

Yeah, with God of War and now Bioshock coming out in the same month, it is going to be expensive!

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Killa Tequilla
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 12:52:02 PM
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It's okay, I approve. Ni No Kuni will need some time and patience to get to grown on me.

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Vivi_Gamer
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 1:09:18 PM
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I don't mind that it is being released a little later, I'm just a little concerned about the project itself. It's no secret that there has been some trouble with staff leaving during the production. I just hope it doesn't effect the series,especially as it is attempting to bring a new direction for the franchise.

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Beamboom
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 1:53:17 PM

I fully share your concerns.
Also cause there's been an eternity since we say any new promotional material. No new videos (as far as I know?), very quiet.

I have become worried, no less.

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Beamboom
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 2:32:19 PM

... Ore not. Kotaku got a hands on preview that pretty much calmed me down:

http://kotaku.com/5966500/ive-played-4-12-hours-of-bioshock-infinite-im-no-longer-worried-about-this-game

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Snaaaake
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 2:28:45 PM
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One question, is Irrational throwing away the horror of Bioshock with this title?
The cover art certainly doesn't feel like it's gonna be anything scary.

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Killa Tequilla
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 2:50:24 PM

At your age, games are still scary?

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Beamboom
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 3:25:08 PM

Killa, are you kidding? I'm 43 and get scared like crazy at times. It's not like you turn dead once youre 30 or something. :D


Last edited by Beamboom on 12/7/2012 3:25:32 PM

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maxpontiac
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 3:44:32 PM

Good one Beamboom!

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___________
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 6:32:02 AM

go play slender, if you dont shit your pants you can have every cent in my bank account!
but irrationals games never have been scary, it was bioshock 2 which had a horror vibe to it so this was never meant to be a horror game.
makes me wonder what 2K marin are doing now, especially since the Xcom reboot has gone supposedly belly up.

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comicozi
Friday, December 07, 2012 @ 5:16:27 PM
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This news is okay with me...February is gonna be tied up with Dead Space 3 for me. Lack of funds only allow me to make one game purchase per month. Sucks I know, but it is what it is.

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___________
Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 6:34:06 AM
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sigh.
great, so not only is march going to be overflowing with games but now it has to be full of games that will take a long time to finish.
sigh, why is it every time a game that takes forever to finish comes out it always happens when 10 other games do?
you can never give a game the time it deserves!
in this case they should delay it till june, polish it up even more, maybe add a few new things to it.
plus plenty of time to play it then!

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