Metro Exodus delayed, won't see light of day until Q1 2019

Posted May 17, 2018

According to a press release from THQ Nordic, the title has been pushed back into the first quarter of 2019. Since the game's official release a year ago, there haven't been many words on the progress of the game. The rest of the announcement reports some pretty bullish results for THQ Nordic, including an increase in net sales of 673%. Both games are developed by InXile, a California-based studio founded by the industry legend Brian Fargo. Deep Silver is a division of THQ through Koch Media, with the statement saying the following that the publisher is "looking forward to Deep Silver's next key release, Metro Exodus, now expected in Q1 2019".

The game, which is coming to PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One, was originally announced at last year's E3.

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Exodus follows the events of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light.

What's also interesting here is that Metro Exodus will be one of the first games supporting NVIDIA's real-time ray tracing technology.

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Metro Exodus was revealed on Microsoft's E3 stage previous year with a full gameplay trailer, which you can view below.

Inspired by the novels of Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro Exodus continues Artyom's story in the greatest Metro adventure yet.

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As E3 approaches we're all looking for updates on numerous titles past year first introduced. Though no specific reason was given, THQ announced that Exodus would now launch sometime in Q1 2019. Wingefors confirmed that the label will also be publishing Wasteland 3 and Bard's Tale IV.