February 28, 2024

Bungie will now launch its climactic Future 2 enlargement The Closing Form on 4th June 2024.

The four-month delay was beforehand leaked following information of job cuts on the studio, and a way that the sport’s huge finale enlargement wanted extra time. Bungie’s different introduced sport undertaking Marathon has additionally reportedly been delayed – and can now launch in 2025.

In a weblog submit in the present day, Bungie confirmed that The Closing Form did certainly want longer “to change into precisely what we wish it to be”.

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“The Closing Form is the fruits of the primary 10 years of Future storytelling and, for Guardians in all places, numerous hours spent collectively,” Bungie wrote.

“We wish to honor that journey, so we’re taking the time we have to ship an excellent larger and bolder imaginative and prescient, one which we hope might be remembered and treasured for years to come back.”

Bungie can also be shuffling the sport’s content material schedule for subsequent 12 months to accomodate this delay, with further weekly quests referred to as Needs in February, when The Closing Form was beforehand slated to reach.

These might be accompanied by the sport’s newest Moments of Triumph rewards in February, the now earlier-than-planned Guardian Video games in March, a mysterious “two-month content material replace accessible to everybody” in April referred to as Future 2: Into the Gentle, and three extra PVP maps in Might.

It is unclear precisely what Into the Gentle will entail, however Bungie says it should “put together gamers for his or her Guardian’s journey into the Traveler”, and the franchise’s huge narrative finale in June.

Earlier this month, Bungie admitted to followers it knew “we’ve got misplaced quite a lot of your belief” following the earlier reviews of layoffs and the now-confirmed delay. The studio promised to disclose plans to “take us all out of this Darkness and into the Gentle.”