Wasteland 2 will miss its estimated October release

But the beta will still be out then.

Wasteland 2 was expected out this October, but developer inXile Entertainment announced in a Kickstarter update that it's a bit behind schedule.

According to producer Brian Fargo, the studio now has a "feature complete" build and is only about six weeks behind; though it's unclear if the final product will only be pushed back six weeks or not.

"This feature complete playable is about six weeks behind where I had wanted it to be but I can't be too surprised considering the increased scope," Fargo explained. "We have been able to accomplish so much in so little time by our experience, fantastic team and tools."

He later noted that beta testing will begin in October.

"Once the beta testing begins in October and once we have enough feedback from testing, we can evaluate where we're at and set a new release date. By that stage, over ten thousand of our backers will have gotten to play the game with us. In the end, quality comes before everything and fortunately the backers have been in line with us to make sure we get it right."

On the plus side, Fargo noted that the game will be massive; maybe even the biggest RPG he's ever worked on. "One of the unique aspects to our crowd funding campaign is that we greatly overfunded which is wonderful in allowing us to create a larger experience, one that is in fact quite epic in size," he said. "It could well be the largest RPG I have worked on to date."

To tide over fans, Fargo released this super rad concept art of the Centron Deluxe Model.


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