Creative Assembly has introduced that Total War: Warhammer 3 is being delayed and can now launch in early 2022.
As shared in an announcement on the official Total War Twitter account, the developer acknowledged that information of a delay would undoubtedly be disappointing for followers however defined that the additional time would enable the group to keep away from pushing a rushed title to market.
“With almost a decade of growth on the Total War: Warhammer trilogy behind us, it feels surreal to see its culminating chapter so near launch. While it is tempting to hurry to the end line because it comes into view, we have now made the choice to provide it a little bit extra time by shifting the launch window of Total War: Warhammer 3 from 2021 to early 2022,” says Rob Bartholomew, Chief Product Officer at Creative Assembly.
“The wait will not be for much longer, and we’ll have loads of new data for you within the meantime. The new date will make for a stronger launch and the perfect first step into a brand new period for Total War: Warhammer. We do not take into account this launch the top of our trilogy, however the begin of years of content material and help as we proceed to carry the jaw-dropping scale of Games Workshop’s fantasy universe to Total War.”
Total War: WARHAMMER III will now launch in early 2022.
We know that is disappointing, however the further time means we are able to accomplish greater than we might if we rushed to launch this yr.
We gained’t be staying quiet nevertheless, be part of us tomorrow for the worldwide reveal of Grand Cathay… pic.twitter.com/R4GdObAs9P
— Total War (@totalwar) September 13, 2021
While information of a delay is rarely one thing that gamers look ahead to listening to, followers on Twitter had been typically accepting of Creative Assembly’s assertion. With crunch culture a controversial and typically all too simply accepted characteristic of the sport’s trade, some followers had been clear that they’d fairly the group maintained a wholesome work-life steadiness whereas others thanked the studio for not taking the straightforward route out and releasing a damaged sport.
I’d fairly wait, and obtain a high quality product with you sustaining a wholesome work life steadiness. 👍
— Michal Huniewicz (@m_huniewicz) (*3*)
Make it proper. This doesn’t trouble me. I’d fairly you not ship a damaged sport. Thank you.
— John P (@Fat_Unicorn12) September 13, 2021
For extra on Total War: Warhammer 3, why not try our preview of the title the place we went hands-on with the stoic defenders of Kislev for the primary time in a brand new kind of quest battle. Alternatively, for extra on Warhammer, be sure to take a look at our useful information to everything that was announced at this yr’s Warhammer Skulls occasion.
Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You can observe him on Twitter.