Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night delays its release to 2019

The video game of Koji Igarashi cancels the development of its version for PS Vita.

Bad news for fans who were looking forward to the release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The veteran Koji Igarashi, architect of the mythical Castlevania: Symphony of the Night among others, has announced that his new action adventure and platforms Metroidvania style is delayed until a date yet to be specified in 2019. It is not the only negative note of the day.

The spiritual successor of the legendary Symphony of the Night has also cancelled the development of its version for PS Vita, being its release restricted to PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PS4. The decision is “largely due to Sony’s plans to discontinue the Vita console.”Why is the delay? “The most important reason is to raise the level of quality of the game, especially after the valuable opinions that users offered after testing the demo, ” available to the patrons who once funded the development of Bloodstained, the Japanese creative has assured. an official statement.

As for the cancellation of the game on PS Vita, Igarashi noted that one of the main reasons the decision by should Sony to not launch more games in physical in the West, ” in addition to eliminating certain features of support in the online shop”. Users who once bet on the handheld will have the option of receiving the game on another platform or a full refund of the money invested.

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