The Outer Worlds delayed due to the Coronavirus infection. The distributor of the game, Private Division, announced that the Nintendo Switch version of the game was delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The Outer Worlds, would be released for the Nintendo Switch on March 6, has been postponed to an unspecified date.
The Outer Worlds delayed because of Coronavirus
Although The Outer Worlds prepared by the talented hands of the Obsidian Entertainment team, a different company undertook the Nintendo Switch port of the game. Virtuos Games, which is working on porting the game to the Nintendo Switch, is located in China. The company stopped to working for a while due to the Corona Virus epidemic reaching larger masses. Naturally, the final touches for the Switch version are not ready yet. Private Division made a statement on the official Twitter address. They announced that they will announce the new release date of the Nintendo Switch version of The Outer Worlds in the future. The statement made is as follows;
“We’re delaying @OuterWorlds on Nintendo Switch due to the coronavirus impacting the Virtuos team working on the port, to provide them enough time to finish development. We’ll now be releasing the physical version on cartridge. Once we have a new launch date, we’ll let you know!”
We’re delaying @OuterWorlds on Nintendo Switch due to the coronavirus impacting the Virtuos team working on the port, to provide them enough time to finish development. We’ll now be releasing the physical version on cartridge. Once we have a new launch date, we’ll let you know!
— Private Division (@PrivateDivision) February 6, 2020
After the connection of Coronavirus and Resident Evil, which we wrote earlier, The Outer Worlds appears as the second game affected by the epidemic.
Coronavirus has not only affected the game but also technology and other industry. The canceled fairs and projects are the biggest proof of this. Mobile World Congress will take place in the coming days. However, some companies announced that they would not participate in the event due to this epidemic.
You can read our The Outer Worlds PC Review from here. The Outer Worlds is a multiplatform single-player sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division.