Switch version of The Outer Worlds delayed and coronavirus is to blame

Final week, Personal Division introduced a March sixth, 2020 launch date for the Switch version of The Outer Worlds. Sadly, the sport will not meet that launch date, with Personal Division saying a delay. Delays are at all times a bummer, however on this case, Personal Division has an excellent cause for pushing the sport again.

As the corporate defined on Twitter, the Switch version of The Outer Worlds has been delayed as a result of the group at Virtuous (the corporate dealing with the Switch porting duties) has been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Personal Division didn’t announce a brand new launch date the Switch version, saying that it’s going to tell us when there’s a brand new date to share.

Personal Division did share a bit of excellent news in its tweet, although, by saying that the bodily version of The Outer Worlds will now ship with a cartridge. When the game’s release date was announced last week, Personal Division confirmed that the retail version wouldn’t truly embrace a cartridge, however fairly a download code for a digital copy. Personal Division and Virtuous obtained some push again for that call, so plainly this delay has given the businesses time to do a cartridge manufacturing run.

This isn’t the primary time we’ve heard of coronavirus impacting companies. Simply right now, Ericsson announced that it will be skipping MWC 2020 – the most important cell commerce present of the 12 months – as a result of it might probably’t assure it might probably hold its workers and guests secure from coronavirus publicity. LG made a similar announcement earlier this week, and whereas ZTE will nonetheless be attending the present, it’ll cut back its presence as a result of of the outbreak.

In a subsequent tweet, Personal Division clarified that the group at Virtuous is okay, however their workplaces have been closed throughout the outbreak. Personal Division leaves off by telling us that it’s working with Virtuous to hammer out a brand new launch timeline and that it “will share more regarding a new launch date shortly.” We’ll let you realize when that occurs, so keep tuned for extra.

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