It is with great sorrow I have to report that this morning, Bandai Namco announced Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom will not be arriving this year as originally announced. Fortunately, the delay is only by a couple months...Come inside to see the developer's explanation!
I know that game delays are typically for the best, and almost always result in a significantly better game...but that doesn't mean I have to like it! This is especially true in regards to Ni No Kuni II, a sequel I've been waiting for since 2013 to one of my favorite RPGs ever.
As such, even this short two month delay, pushing it from November to January 19, 2018, feels like a bummer. Overall, it's a good thing since the Fall is already getting super crowded, but I'm going to mope about it today anyway!
Ni no Kuni II has been postponed until Jan. 19, 2018. Watch this video from the President of LEVEL-5 Inc. for details on the delay and more. pic.twitter.com/E5jHoxTzer— Bandai Namco US (@BandaiNamcoUS) July 13, 2017
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. announces today that the release date for Ni no Kuni II: REVENANT KINGDOM™ on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PC via STEAM® has been moved to January 19, 2018.
“We have decided that more development time is required in order to deliver the full Ni no Kuni II experience to our fans,” said Akihiro Hino, CEO and President of LEVEL-5 Inc. “I deeply apologize to those who have been looking forward to the game's release. Please rest assured, however, that we will continue to strive to provide a deep and satisfying single player experience that our fans can look forward to enjoying.”
If you're curious to know more about the game, and why you should be excited, be sure to check out our hands-on impressions from our demo time at E3.