The Nintendo Switch version of the acclaimed action role-playing game The Outer Worlds will be delayed as a result of temporary office closures due to the novel coronavirus for the Virtuos team working on the port.
Publisher Private Division said that the team at Virtuos is okay, but the office been closed for a period of time. As a result, the Switch port will be delayed. Publisher Private Division made the announcement this afternoon on Twitter.
We’re delaying @OuterWorlds on Nintendo Switch due to the coronavirus impacting the Virtuos team working on the port, to provide them enough time to finish development. We’ll now be releasing the physical version on cartridge. Once we have a new launch date, we’ll let you know!
— Private Division (@PrivateDivision) February 6, 2020