The Last Guardian
September 12, 2016 | by Rose
The Last Guardian Has Been Delayed For (Hopefully?) The Last Time

On the official Playstation blog today Shuhei Yoshida announced yet another delay for Fumito Ueda’s The Last Guardian.

The Last Guardian development team is fast approaching major milestones in production and has made the tough decision to delay the release of The Last Guardian a few weeks. The Last Guardian will launch on December 6, 2016.

Fumito Ueda, gen DESIGN and JAPAN Studio have a wonderful vision for The Last Guardian’s touching, emotional journey of friendship and trust, and we want to deliver the most polished experience possible for our fans who have supported us for so long. A delay is a difficult decision, particularly with this game, but we have encountered more bugs than anticipated while in the final stages of development. To ensure that The Last Guardian delivers on the experience that the game’s creators have envisioned, we need to take the extra time to work on those issues.

Our development continues to push itself to the fullest and we look forward to revealing new content toward launch.

The Last Guardian has become infamous for its difficult dev-cycle and several disappearing acts. Luckily with the delay actually being announced this time, and being a mere two month setback, it seems like this will in fact be the game’s final and ultimate release date. We’ll have more on The Last Guardian when it finally launches on December 6th.


Rose is a video games player, video games writer, and video games thinker from MA. She has a lot of opinions.

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