Ubisoft Delays Splinter Cell: Conviction, R.U.S.E.

Previously penciled in for a February release, Ubisoft's Splinter Cell: Conviction and R.U.S.E. have both been postponed into the company's next fiscal year, with Conviction now due out in April.

The delays were announced in a press release today, in which the company revised its fiscal year 2009-10 performance estimates download, citing the delays as on factor in the adjusted outlook.

"The postponed release dates for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction™ and R.U.S.E™, which were previously scheduled for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009-10, and will now be released in fiscal year 2010-11. Splinter Cell Conviction™ is now expected to hit the stores in April 2010."

The release gave no hint as to when the real-time strategy game R.U.S.E. will be released. The company's next fiscal year begins on April 1st.