Bandai Namco has announced a surprise delay for their upcoming action RPG Code Vein for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It was initially set to launch this September and had a confirmed release date when the decision was made to delay it to 2019. It is an action RPG that is inspired from the gameplay mechanics of the Souls series and carries an interesting anime aesthetics.
Speaking about this delay on Twitter, the official Bandai Namco account also confirmed that the game won’t be playable now at the upcoming Gamescom.
We made the decision to dedicate additional time to further develop CODE VEIN; ensuring the final product delivers on the expectations set amongst fans. Consequently, CODE VEIN will no longer be playable at Gamescom 2018.
Code Vein has received multiple playable demos so far at various gaming events. This announcement about the release date being delayed was a rather sudden move but if it can result in a better final product, then there is no harm in waiting for it.
Code Vein was confirmed for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. You can read more details about the game and its release date from here. Bandai Namco is the main publisher behind this new IP while it was being developed by the team behind God Eater, which is a monster hunting action game.