Ubisoft delayed two of its large 2021 video games on Friday, pushing Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction out to January 2022, and Riders Republic again by eight weeks, from Sept. 2 to Oct. 28.
Rainbow Six Extraction, the Rainbow Six-operators-versus-alien-infestation shooter that was beforehand generally known as Rainbow Six Quarantine, was initially slated to launch Sept. 16. Ubisoft communicated that date only one month in the past, however said in an update posted Friday that the sport wants extra time.
From Ubisoft’s assertion:
Our ambition with Rainbow Six Extraction is to ship a full-fledged AAA expertise that modifications the best way you play and take into consideration cooperative video games. With distinctive options like Missing In Action or The Sprawl, each mission is about to be a tense and difficult expertise by which you’ll lead the elite operators of Rainbow Six in a battle in opposition to a deadly and evolving alien risk.
We are embracing the chance to take further time to carry this imaginative and prescient to life in the best way it deserves in January 2022. We are assured this can guarantee Rainbow Six Extraction is the immersive, cooperative, and thrilling expertise we got down to create, and the one you aspire to play.
The group making Riders Republic, Ubisoft’s cross-discipline excessive sports activities racer, said it too wants extra time to shine that sport:
To guarantee we are able to ship the perfect sport for all gamers, we’ve made the powerful choice to delay our launch date from September 2 to October 28. This will give us extra time to wonderful tune the expertise and provide you with one other probability to leap in earlier than launch and present suggestions.
Riders Republic was first introduced in September 2020, and deliberate for launch in February 2021. Ubisoft delayed the sport indefinitely in January, however later settled on a September 2021 launch.
Both Rainbow Six Extraction and Riders Republic are certain for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X, with streaming variations coming to Amazon Luna and Google Stadia.