Two days before Christmas, Naughty Dog’s dropping a bit of coal in our stockings: they’re delaying Uncharted 4 to April 26, 2016.
“This is our largest Uncharted game to date, and the team has been working incredibly hard to meet the challenge of closing out the game’s development in a timely manner,” directors Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley wrote on the PlayStation Blog today.
“However, as we approached our final deadlines and started wrapping up the game’s levels, we realized that several key sequences needed extra resources to bring them to the finish line. After carefully considering all of our options, we decided to extend our schedule, making sure that we get a few more polish passes before submitting our gold master (the final disc for manufacturing).”
This is the second delay for Uncharted 4, which was slated for a fall 2015 release before it was bumped to March, 2016. It’s due to be the final adventure of Nathan Drake and his scruffy buddies.