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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided delayed six months to August 2016

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been delayed. Originally slated for a Feb. 23 release, the game will now hit shelves exactly six months later on Aug. 23.

An update to the series' official website has the news, although the site is currently down. The announcement from developer Eidos-Montreal's head of studio David Anfossi suggested that fine-tuning was the cause for the postponement.

"As we are now playing through the game in full," Anfossi wrote, "we can see that it will require more time in post-production for tuning, iterations and refinement to meet our high standards."

This is the second game originally meant to launch on Feb. 23 that has been pushed out of the slot. Mirror's Edge Catalyst was the first of three games sharing the day to be delayed. That game will now be available May 24.

Far Cry Primal is the only title of the original three to still be scheduled for a Feb. 23 release.

When announcing the follow-up to Deus Ex: Human Revolution's original release date, publisher Square Enix also threw in a controversial Kickstarter-esque pre-order campaign. The "Augment Your Pre-Order" event, which required customers to commit to purchasing the game in advance in order to bump up its release, was later dropped following criticism.

The game was first announced at E3 2015. You can check out the gameplay demo from the June event below.

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