Frostpunk 2 Release Delayed to Fall 2024 for Major Enhancements

In a recent Steam announcement, the developers of Frostpunk 2 revealed a delay in the game’s release to September 20, 2024 on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox. This decision was made to ensure the highest possible quality and player experience for the highly anticipated sequel.

Design Director Jakub Stokalski and Art Director Lukasz Juszczyk shared insights from player surveys after a beta release, where the game received an average rating of 8 out of 10. The feedback provided valuable guidance for prioritizing improvements and features.

“While our backlog is plentiful, it was an opportunity for us to listen to what you enjoyed, and what didn’t quite land yet,” stated the developers. “This allowed us to prioritise things better, and bring upfront the features and modifications we were already working on.”

The additional development time will be dedicated to refining game mechanics, enhancing the UI and UX, introducing a new city feature called Zoom Stories, and incorporating other additions based on player feedback. The developers believe this delay is necessary to guarantee the best possible experience at launch.

The full statement on Steam provides further details on the expanded scope of work and upcoming improvements. While the delay may disappoint eager fans, the commitment to delivering a polished and fulfilling experience is likely to be met with appreciation from the Frostpunk community.

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