Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game has been delayed, writer IDW Games introduced Friday. Interested events now shouldn’t count on to get this cardboard field of their fingers till summer season 2021.
This isn’t the primary time that the hotly anticipated sport from Specter Ops developer Emerson Matsuuchi has been delayed. In November 2019, IDW introduced that it was pushing the sport’s launch to summer season 2020. In a statement to pre-order customers on Friday, the writer pushed again that estimate by a full 12 months.
“The big question you probably have right now is ‘why?’” stated IDW. “The answer is simple. We will not compromise our standards for the quality of game our community deserves. We are steadfastly committed to working with acclaimed designer Emerson Matsuuchi to bring his vision for this title to life on the tabletop no matter how much time it takes. Before you start to worry about the possibility of another delay, we are pleased to share that the game is entering its final round of playtesting this week!”
The builders additionally supplied an replace on the sport’s closing pricing, which will probably be barely larger than anticipated. However, the price is not going to go up for any present backers, who paid $109 for his or her pre-orders.
“After additional development work,” the assertion stated, “we’ve determined that moving forward, the game will be $125. So, you’ll be saving $16 for your early support!”
IDW promised extra updates coming in “the next few months,” together with “gameplay coverage, components, and missions,” and advised those that had pre-ordered to count on an invitation to a digital version of the sport in Tabletop Simulator and Tabletopia in March 2021.