If you were hoping to see Outlast II in time for the end of the year then we have a bit of bad news for you. While Red Barrels initially was aiming to have the game out in fall 2016, likely in time for Halloween, the developer has announced that in order to improve the quality of the game they have delayed the horror sequel to Q1 2017.
With this delay Outlast II is currently set to be released sometime in Q1 2017 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Those who wish to read the full message from the developer can find the statement below:
“We had to make a difficult decision recently. After weighing our options we’ve decided to postpone Outlast 2’s release until Q1 of 2017.
We want you to know that we listen to your feedback, we see your excitement and we know you care about our work. Our mission as an indie studio is to deliver to you the best, most terrifying, most fulfilling experiences possible. That’s why we’re taking just a little bit more time to make sure our vision for Outlast 2 is in no way compromised and is the experience you deserve.
This is not the type of news we ever want to deliver, but we are so fully committed to the world we’ve built and to our awesome community that we could not, in good conscience, release a game who’s limits haven’t been tested to the extreme.
Thank you for understanding. We promise Outlast 2 will scare the crap out of you.”