Ubisoft has postponed the release of two of its upcoming big titles, Rainbow Six Extraction and Riders Republic, with the first being released early next year.
Extraction is a new zombie co-op entry in the Rainbow Six series and has been pushed back until January 2022 – with the Riders Republic postponed for just under two months, to October 28. The reason for the delay, according to Ubisoft, was to give teams a chance to “adjust” before releases, and that extraction could gain some big improvements with the additional four months.
According to Ubi, “Our ambition with Rainbow Six Extraction is to deliver a complete AAA experience that transforms the way co-op games are played and thought about.” “We are embracing the opportunity to take the extra time to bring this vision to life the way it deserves in January 2022. We are confident that this will ensure that Rainbow Six Extraction will be the immersive, collaborative and exciting experience we set out to create, and the one you aspire to play.”
It may not be a coincidence that reception of a recent preview of the extraction to pressure and select YouTubers has dropped with mixed results, which could mean developers are looking to tweak the game based on negative feedback.
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