Cuphead's upcoming DLC The Delicious Last Course delayed again
Run-and-gun style, cartoon themed video game Cuphead's upcoming DLC 'The Delicious Last Course' has been delayed again by developer Studio MDHR. The DLC was first announced in 2018 and was scheduled to release in 2019 where it got delayed into 2020 and now it has been delayed again to a new unknown date.
Studio MDHR announced the delay on Twitter and they have cited the global COVID19 pandemic as the reason for developmental delays. They also said that the studio is not content with where the DLC currently stands and wants to take more time to deliver a product of the highest quality.
Delay caused due to COVID19
Giving more insight on the delay, Studio MDHR founders Chad and Jared Moldenhauer said that, "Meeting this standard has been extremely challenging for us amid the global pandemic that has affected so many of our fellow developers. Rather than compromise on our vision in response to COVID, we've made the difficult decision to push the release of The Delivision Last Course until we are confident it will delight the Cuphead community the way we feel it should."
Cuphead is a highly popular game that was first released on September 29, 2017 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One and later for macOS on October 19, 2018, for Nintendo Switch on April 18, 2019, and PlayStation 4 on July 28, 2020. It's eye-catching cartoon-style gameplay and retro visuals coupled with slightly difficult, fast-paced boss-fights contribute to the games success. Cuphead has won many accolades along the way including the Best Xbox Game of the Year at the 2017 Golden Joystick Awards and also Best Independent Game and Best Debut Indie Game at the 2017 Esports Awards. Today, Cuphead has sold over 6 million copies and boasts a 10/10 rating on Steam.
The Delicious Last Course DLC is the conclusion to the original Cuphead story so fans will be eagerly waiting for it's release. Studio MDHR has not revealed the official release date for this DLC but it might come out some time next year.