The Evil Dead video game has officially been delayed, and the game is being moved formally from its ambiguous release date of February. Evil Dead: The Game will be released at the end of May 2022 on players on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
The news was posted on the official Evil Dead: The Game Twitter account. The delay was not explicitly mentioned aside from the fact that the developer noted that the move would give the team the most excellent chance to create the most enjoyable game it can be, which it is with delays in general.
“Once we attempted to create a fresh sport worth the Evil Useless operation, we knew it had to be groovy as hell,” read the following tweet in the thread informing of the delay. “To provide the most enjoyable experience possible, Evil Dead: The Game will be released on May 13th, 2022. This delay allows our team to ensure that everything is perfect. So, the boomstick you have been waiting for will be polished, loaded with all the necessary components ready for blasting Deadites on a Friday, May 13th. We appreciate your patience and patience.”
In addition to the announcement of delays, the post stated that the pre-order information regarding the game and the trailer for the game, which is brand new, will be available in February. The tweet, however, did not provide any more details.
This is the second delay to been affecting Evil Dead: The Game. The first one was in August 2021 and was a delay that saw the game delayed to 2022 to include a single-player experience and add more excellent polish.
The game of asymmetrical horror was announced during The Game Awards in 2020. The first pieces of gameplay were shown in the Summer Game Fest in June 2021. They showed a few iconic characters from the movies and the widespread television show Ash vs. Evil Dead.