Bloodlines 2 Delayed, after several delays. The first-person RPG developed by Hardsuit Labs was originally supposed to release in early 2020. Not only that, publisher Paradox Interactive revealed today that it will not release in 2021 either, and there is no new release date where it will be replaced. Its developer (Hardsuit Labs).
This is the message that Paradox Lead Community developer Dale Emasiri shared on the official Discord channel. Good morning, as you noticed, we’ve been very quiet for quite some time. With this in mind, our first news for you is confirmation that Bloodlines 2 is still in development.
Second, we’ve made the tough decision that Hardsuit Labs won’t lead the development of Bloodlines 2 anymore – which also means we won’t release in 2021 as previously planned. Since we are currently unable to report new release date, we have also decided to stop accepting pre-orders for the time being.
This game is very important to us and has been an ambitious project from the start. In order to achieve our goals for him, we came to the conclusion that change is required, and as a result, more development time is needed.
We would like to take this opportunity to honor Hardsuit Labs for their efforts and to thank them for their hard work on the project. The studio has done a tremendous job laying the foundations of the game and we hope that you, the community, appreciate their contribution to Bloodlines 2.
We are grateful for your continued support throughout the game’s development. Bloodlines 2 Delayed, We understand how important this is to you, and want to share more with you. As soon as possible, we will let you know what the future Bloodlines 2 development team will look like.
Paradox CEO Ebba Ljungerud also briefly commented on the news during the publisher’s year-end report, which is published today on the official Paradox website. For us, it is crucial that our games are well received by players, so we always choose, if possible, to give our development studios the time needed to achieve our quality goals.
This also affects the development of Vampire: the Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, as we reported a delay during the third quarter of 2020. We have now chosen to delay the release of the game further, and we will not release the game in 2021. We have also decided that Hardsuit Labs will not lead the development of Bloodlines 2. After now, we’ve started a collaboration with a new studio partner to finish off the game. That was a tough decision, but we’re convinced it’s the right way forward to do the game fair.