Microsoft's InXile Entertainment has delayed its release of Wasteland 3 due to the coronavirus. This news comes on the heels of the newest recommendations by medical professionals to continue to practice social distancing until April 30, 2020. Wasteland 3 was set to be released on Xbox One, Windows 10 PC, and Xbox Game Pass on May 19, 2020.
On Twitter, Brian Fargo, Studio Head at InXile Entertainment, released an official statement detailing that Wasteland 3 will instead be released on August 28, 2020.
We have an important update on Wasteland 3’s release date. pic.twitter.com/hiX1CygcUk
— Wasteland ☢️ (@Wasteland) March 31, 2020
Certainly, it will be a letdown for many players to wait a few more months for Wasteland 3 to be released. However, it will be worth the wait as Fargo and his team work diligently to bring the best Wasteland 3 experience upon the game's new release date on August 28, 2020.
Wasteland 3 is a squad-based RPG game set in post-apocalyptic Colorado. Wasteland 3 will feature tactical, turn-based combat with a story line following the events of Wasteland 2. Look for Wasteland 3 coming on August 28, 2020, where it will be available on Xbox One and Windows 10. Wasteland 3 will be available free for Xbox Game Pass subscribers at launch.
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