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Neverwinter Nights 2 dated

Slight delay.

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Neverwinter Nights 2 will ship on 20th October rather than in September, Atari said today.

"Given the sheer size and scope of Neverwinter Nights 2 and its 50 to 60-hour single player campaign, it was decided to move the global release date of Neverwinter Nights 2 out a month to late October," Atari said in a statement.

Neverwinter Nights 2 is being developed by Obsidian Entertainment. Like the original game, it includes a detailed editor for creating original campaigns in addition to a large single-player quest.

Apparently the extra month will be "invaluable" for "fine tuning and polishing of both the single and multiplayer experiences to ultimately deliver a game that exceeds the tremendous expectations of the Neverwinter Nights fanbase."

You can read more about NWN2 in our preview and in parts one and two of our extensive interview with Obsidian's Feargus Urquhart.

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