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Black & White delayed .. again

EA and Lionhead continue to torture us

Last week we reported that EA Europe had fixed the date for the eagerly anticipated launch of Peter Molyneux's "Black & White" as Friday 30th March. Then came reports from developer Lionhead that they were still expecting the game to be ready for release in late February or early March. To add to the confusion PC Gamer UK rather optimistically declared "it's finished, and we've played it" on the front cover of their latest issue - believe us, it isn't. And the uncertainty continued as we got a tip-off last night that the release date had been pushed back again.

A quick check with EA Europe's press intranet site confirmed that the publisher is now expecting the game on April 6th, a week later than we had previously reported, and so to find out exactly what is going on, we contacted EA UK PR assistant Jodie van Hibb. She confirmed that an April 6th release "is what we are working for" and that this latest slight delay was due to "some technical reasons". Although the wait is agonizing, we are quietly confident that it will be worthwhile...

Source - Starfire

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