In an interview with Swedish web site Privata Affärer (opens in new tab) earlier this month, Paradox Interactive CEO Fredrik Wester (who can be the corporate’s resident Nice Previous One in accordance with his Twitter bio (opens in new tab)) was requested in regards to the standing of the much-delayed Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2. By way of Google Translate, he mentioned that the corporate “will most likely be capable to set a launch date for this recreation moderately quickly” and known as a 2023 launch “completely not unimaginable”.
When it was first introduced, the Hardsuit Labs-developed vampire RPG had a launch date of March 2020. We have been excited for Bloodlines 2 when it was revealed, however a yr later lead author Brian Mitsoda and inventive director Ka’ai Cluney had been fired, and senior narrative designer Cara Ellison left too, after which its launch was delayed indefinitely.
When that model of the sport was canceled, the mission was virtually dropped fully, however writer Paradox determined to present it a second likelihood on unlife with a brand new studio, although Paradox hasn’t mentioned but what studio that’s.
“If you happen to take a look at the pipeline, we have been slightly cautious about saying issues as a result of we bought burned slightly bit on Bloodlines 2”, Wester advised Privata Affärer, suggesting that its date was made public just a bit bit early. “We have mentioned we’re not going to launch something till we’re fairly certain of an absolute launch date or not less than a launch month,” he added.