Humankind Console Release Delayed Indefinitely

Amplitude Studios delay Humankind's console release "until further notice"

By AlexJohn, Posted 13 Oct 2022

Amplitude Studios has announced that the console release of the real-time strategy game Humankind will be delayed "until further notice". The SEGA-published game was set to release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch through publisher Aspyr Media but development has "run into unexpected challenges". 

Humankind was first released in September 2021 to a positive reception, NoobFeed's PC review complemented the game's world-building and aesthetic. The title's unique mechanic of blending different historical cultures together as the player evolved their civilization from the Neolithic period to the Modern Age was also a highlight. However, Humankind's turn-based combat left a lot to be desired.
 

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In a worrying move Amplitude Studios has been unable to provide a timeframe on a new release date and as a result "anybody who has pre-purchased on digital storefronts will receive a refund where applicable". There is good news for PC players however as Humankind's latest expansion Together We Rule is still set to release on November 9th; providing players with a new currency, a new quarter, new wonders, and new narrative events.
 

Alex Johnson (@AlexJohnWriting)
News Editor, NoobFeed

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HUMANKIND

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Platform(s): PC
Publisher(s): SEGA
Developer(s): Amplitude Studios
Genres: Real-Time Strategy
Themes: Turn-Based, 4X Strategy
Release Date: 2021-09-17

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