Duke Nukem Forever delay is not a joke- Pitchford

Posted By | On 25th, Mar. 2011

Duke Nukem Forever was recently delayed again. Many of you would have thought it’s a joke, but it isn’t. The game was delayed from a May release date to a June release. Talking to Eurogamer, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox boss, said that a May release wouldn’t do justice to the game.

“No trick – we believed May when we announced it,” Pitchford said. “There is always uncertainty and we use experience and trends to help us be predictive. We are not perfect when it comes to predicting uncertain outcomes, but we are perfect at being committed to our goals and working relentlessly towards them.

“I think we may have been able to force May,” he added, “but we think that would’ve introduced risks that would not have served gamers who have waited as long as we have to finally play Duke Nukem Forever.”

“We are driven by fans who are as anxious for the game to finally be released as we are,” he insisted. “The continued support of our fans does miracles for our morale and that drives quality and performance. It’s for the fans that I am confident this slight schedule adjustment is the right thing to do.”

Forever will now launch on June 10 for all three systems.


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