Another week, another game seeks a delay over to 2017. That’s the trend recently, but at least we get something extra in return…
Gun Media announced on Kickstarter that the successfully funded Friday the 13th game will now launch in the spring of 2017. With the extra time, the developers (Gun Media and Illfonic) can work on a single player mode, as well as offline AI bots, too.
Still, the game has two release windows: the multiplayer with Tommy Jarvis and the third map at Packanack Lodge will come in Spring, followed by the campaign in the summer.
Those who supported the game on Kickstarter or pre-ordered will get the single player mode for free (plus the beta later this year), but for everyone else, the price is hiked to forty dollars. Physically, the game is still set to take sixty bucks out of your wallet.
As the studio head, Wes Keltner says, „We’ve been reading day in and day out on our social media feeds that single player and Tommy Jarvis were in such a demand that we couldn’t ignore our fans. After securing funding, we’re here to tell you that it is a reality and we’re making this game [is] even bigger.” (The game reached only half of the stretch goal for the single player: 800K USD, with the single up at 1.625M – someone must have handed over a healthy check…)
As the 2016 game list is emptying itself, the 2017 list is becoming larger.