Although you received’t be enjoying Friday the 13th within the subsequent few weeks, the sport could have extra issues so that you can do when it does come out.
The Friday the 13th: The Game was presupposed to launch this fall. Developer Gun Media introduced, nonetheless, that it has been pushed again to subsequent yr.
The recreation will now embrace a single-player marketing campaign, which is the principle cause for this delay, along with AI bots. Early subsequent yr is when the multiplayer mode will likely be launched with playable Tommy Jarvis and a 3rd map, Packanack Lodge.
Single-player and AI bots will likely be added in the summertime. That’s not all, later this yr, a beta will likely be launched for backers, whom will even be given 4 further keys to present out to mates.
“The first thing people are going to read here is ‘delay,’” stated Gun Media studio head Wes Keltner.
“We need everybody to be assured that coming to our resolution to delay was no straightforward matter, however we imagine that the positives far outweigh the negatives. We’ve been studying day in and time out on our social media feeds that single participant and Tommy Jarvis had been in such a requirement that we couldn’t ignore our followers.
“After securing funding, we’re right here to let you know that it’s a actuality and we’re making this recreation even larger. It sucks that there’s a delay, however the wait received’t be too lengthy and it’s going to supply extra for followers within the long-run!”
If you already pre-ordered the sport, you’ll obtain the single-player mode at no further cost. The inclusion of the brand new mode, nonetheless, means the worth has been elevated from $30 to $40 for future digital order. The bodily model stays at $60.