Forspoken Has Been Delayed to 2023

Samam Hasan
Samam Hasan
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Forspoken‘s release date has been pushed back once again, this time to 2023. The game’s release date is now set for January 24 of next year.  Forspoken’s official Twitter account made the announcement recently.

The announcement stated:

“As a result of ongoing discussions with key partners, we have made the strategic decision to move the launch date of Forspoken to January 24, 2023. All game elements are now complete, and development is in its final polishing phase.

We would like to thank you for your continued support and patience on this journey. Your excitement for the game inspires us every day and we cannot wait to share more about Forspoken with you later this summer!”

Forspoken Delayed Once Again

This is not the first time that Forspoken has been delayed. It was originally intended for a release in March this year, but it was pushed to October. Now, it has been pushed back three months further.

Gameplay screenshot from Forspoken
Forspoken Gameplay Screenshot

Forspoken is the first game for Luminous Productions, the new studio by Square Enix. The game made its debut during the PS5 software reveal back in 2020. Then, it was known as ‘Project Athia’. According to Square Enix, the game will harness the full power of the Playstation 5 console. Technological features like ray-tracing and procedural generation will be featured heavily in the game. Interestingly, the game will be exclusive to the Playstation 5 for at least two years before making its way to another console. That means we won’t see the game on Xbox until at least 2025.

In Forspoken, players will take the role of Frey Holland, living in New York City, who is transported to Athia, a fantasy world. Frey will use her magical powers which she gains to traverse Athia and find her way back home. The game will release on the Playstation 5 and Microsoft Windows.

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A passionate writer with a strong love for video games. Samam primarily enjoys Sim Racing and RPG games in his free time and also keeps up with the latest industry news.
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