Ubisoft delays Farcry 6, Rainbow Six Quarantine and new Avatar game
Ubisoft has delayed 3 of its upcoming titles which were set to release this year to a later date in the next Financial year. Action-adventure Farcry 6, and first-person shooter Rainbow Six Siege: Quarantine are two of Ubisoft's biggest games which are currently under development. A new Avatar game based on the popular Hollywood film of the same name has also been delayed to FY 2022-2023.
The Rainbow Six Siege Quarantine team put out a message announcing the delay while the Farcry 6 team took to twitter. The new Avatar game was to be released alongside the new Avatar movie but as the movie itself was delayed to December 2022, they decided to delay the game as well.
A longer wait for Farcry 6 and Rainbow Six Siege: Quarantine increases
In a recent financial earnings statement, Ubisoft stated that they were facing production issues as the development teams were working from home owing to the COVID19 pandemic and they wanted more time to deliver a high-quality product.
Far Cry 6 was supposed to be released on February 18 2021 while Rainbow Six Quarantine was also being targetted to release during the same time. The new release dates for these games is not yet known but it will be between April 2021-March 2022.
Both, Farcry 6 and Rainbow Six Siege: Quarantine will be released in singleplayer and multiplayer modes on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X. Farcry 6 will be released on Stadia and Luna as well.
Not much is known about the new Avatar game. But seeing the time of release, it is expected to be launched for PC and the next-generation consoles. Meanwhile, Watch Dogs: Legion was released last week and Immortals Fenyx Rising is set to roll out next month on December 3, 2020.