Pier Solar HD delayed again to June

Pier Solar HD, the Kickstarted remake of homebrew 2010 role-playing game Pier Solar and the Great Architects, had its release date pushed back again, this time to June, developer Watermelon announced.

In a backers-only update to its Kickstarter campaign, the developer noted it is looking to launch the game just before E3 2014, which begins on June 10. Previously, the game was delayed from its original launch window of March to April.

The delay is largely in part due to last-minute improvements and features added by Watermelon in the last few weeks, as well as the game's ongoing pass through certification for its planned platforms. Watermelon noted that it's still patching up a few last-minute bugs, which the studio felt uncomfortable leaving in the game to rush it out the door.

"The game is super stable but some bugs are still being found," reads the update. "We can't, in our right mind, ignore those and go for release and rely on patches from day one. As long as there's a bug, there will be a fix until the game is as smooth as the original."

Pier Solar HD was funded through Kickstarter in December 2012, exceeding its funding goal of $139,000 and pulling in $231,370. The title was approved for distribution through Steam via Steam Greenlight this past March and is in development for Android, Linux, Mac, Ouya, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Windows PC and the Sega Dreamcast, with a Nintendo 3DS version under consideration.

More from Polygon

The horror of Five Nights at Freddy's

  • Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Old Iron King Overview

  • Spacecom: a fast 4X built for multiplayer

  • Pillars of Eternity builds on role-playing classics

  • Tour the 1 KB hard drive built inside Minecraft

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker