Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, dear readers, but you won't be getting Elder Scrolls: Blades tomorrow. In fact, you'll not be getting it in 2018 full-stop. Instead, Bethesda has its eyes set on a 2019 release.
Just to catch you up, at E3 earlier this year Bethesda announced Elder Scrolls: Blades, a huge first-person RPG adventure game which can be played in portrait or landscape mode with an intuitive control system. While it looks high-quality and extremely promising, it's already been pushed on a couple of times - first for a week in September and then a few months to December.
The Elder Scrolls: Blades will release in Early 2019 for iOS and Android devices. We are incredibly excited for you to play Blades and you can still sign up for Early Access at https://t.co/uuFPob6YWJ. — The Elder Scrolls (@ElderScrolls) November 29, 2018
Of course, these dates were never gospel to begin with and, since Bethesda is still eager to roll our an early access period of testing, its previous release of December 1st was less and less likely. Though its App Store page says March 31st 2019, its official Twitter announcement yesterday (above) sticks to a nice, vague 'early 2019'.
The thing is, I'm always on the side of quality and would rather see Blades come out when it's really ready. However, I can see how Bethesda's changing of dates will leave fans a little disgruntled in the long run.
This is why I reckon Chucklefish had it right with Stardew Valley when they just kept specific dates to themselves until the very last minute. Then, when the release date dropped, it was a nice surprise and we had little time to wait. But that's just this humble writer's opinion, nothing more.
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