DICE has made the decision to push back the released of their much-anticipated Mirror’s Edge sequel, titled Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst.
The first-person freerunning action-adventure game sequel was originally scheduled for release on February 23, 2016, but, as is often the case with video games, a little more time is needed to make sure the game is up to expectations—something most gamers will take any day of the week over a buggy game released earlier. Now the game is scheduled for release on May 24, 2016.
You can read a statement on the decision below.
Years ago, we set out an ambitious vision for Mirror’s Edgeâ„¢ Catalyst. Achieving that vision and delivering the best possible experience is equally inspiring and challenging. And it takes time. We set out to create a vast city to explore, full of stunning vistas, majestic skyscrapers, and mysterious tunnels. We’re building the most immersive action-adventure game with fluid movement and combat in first person. Mirror’s Edge Catalyst will be an all-new playground with a deeper and more engaging story – and we want to accomplish all these goals to the highest quality possible.
So we’ve made the decision to bring Mirror’s Edge to the world starting May 24, 2016. We will use these few extra months to make sure that when you step into the massive City of Glass and experience the rise of Faith, it’s as entertaining, impressive, and memorable as it can be.
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst has received an incredible response from fans around the world over the past months. You’ve been eager to see the return of Faith and the unique style and gameplay that only Mirror’s Edge can create. Witnessing your positive reactions has been amazing motivation for me and the rest of our passionate team at DICE.
Thank you again for your patience and support. Keep the Faith.
Senior Producer, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst
You can pre-order Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.
You can also check out previously released trailers and gameplay if you missed them.
[Source: Mirror’s Edge]