Console Delay for Insurgency: Sandstorm

Yet another delay has hit the upcoming releases. New World Interactive posted on Twitter that Insurgency: Sandstorm will not meet its August 25th launch date on console stating they need more time. No new date has been set and on Xbox One, if you pre-paid for the preorder you should be receiving a refund if not already and we can assume PlayStation 4 is the same.

The official announcement reads:

To our fans,

We have important information to share with our community today regarding the status of the upcoming PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases of Insurgency: Sandstorm. While the development of the console versions has been on a good track, we will be unable to launch the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One versions of Insurgency: Sandstorm on August 25th, 2020.

We know this is very disappointing and frustrating news for those of you who have been waiting for the console release, and we know you have been waiting a long time to hear from us. We aim to make use of the additional time to improve the Day 1 experience of our company’s first-ever console title. This additional time will allow us to deliver a more complete and optimised version of the game, as well as explore the exciting possibilities of a next-gen console release in addition to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

We will keep our community updated as and when we get new information, and a new release date will be communicated via our social media and console newsletter. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this uncertain time and hope our fans and players around the world are staying safe and well.

Thank you,
Keith Warner CEO
Derek Czerkaski Head of Production

Hopefully more news on release date will be confirmed in the not too distant future.

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