The developer cited an upgrade to Unreal Engine 5 and additional time needed to make key improvements, bolster content, and polish gameplay as reasons for the delay.
Get the full message from Inflexion Games below.
We’ve made the difficult decision to delay Nightingale‘s Early Access release to the first half of 2023. We’ll have more news on specific timing at a later stage.
The move is based on two considerations: The first is an upgrade to Unreal Engine 5. After reviewing the potential Unreal Engines has to offer, we decided on upgrading now rather than waiting until after release.
Secondly, Inflexion Games is committed to delivering the best possible experience and fulfilling the promise of what Nightingale‘s universe of realms has to offer players. To achieve that the additional time will allow the team to make key improvements, bolster content, and polish gameplay.
In the coming weeks you’ll see more game and development updates from the team. Until then, we thank you for your continued support and enthusiasm for what we’re making. It may take a little longer for the mystical Fae portals to open, but we appreciate you taking this journey with us.