Anarchy Reigns gets delayed in the West, however its release date remains unchanged in Japan
Upcoming online beat 'em up Anarchy Reigns will be delayed in North America and Europe, Platinum games confirmed today on the official blog.
In a statement on the website, the developer explained publisher Sega changed the Anarchy Reigns' launch date to TBC despite it being ready for release.
"While our work on the game is finished, localized, and ready to go, as publisher, SEGA gets to make the final decision as to when it is released"
In an official PG Live video on the blog, a Platinum Games representative emphasized the TBC status of the game would not it would be cancelled.
"That means 'to be confirmed', not 'to be cancelled'. We worked really hard to make sure everybody could get the game on time. The game is fully localized. If you buy the Japanese version or any version, it's going to have all the languages in it. We really wanted everybody online around the world to play together at the same time, but unfortunately that's not going to happen.
"In the West, Sega is looking for the best time to put it out. It will still be out in July. There will still be ways for you to get it if you know where to go. We're still 100 per cent behind the game and we still want to connect with you and play with you and have a good time. So let's make sure that happens no matter what bad news we get."
The Japanese release date remains unchanged, however, and will be available July 5.
We have contacted Sega for further details and will update the post when more information is available.