Bethesda and developer Tango Gameworks have announced that PS5 exclusive GhostWire: Tokyo has been delayed to early 2022. The game was previously scheduled to release in October 2021, but the COVID-19 pandemic has caused delays and the developer has pushed back the release to protect the health of staff.
GhostWire: Tokyo is in currently in development for the PS5, as a timed console exclusive, and PC. Microsoft now owns publisher Bethesda, so you can expect to see the game release on Xbox Series X|S once the PS5 exclusivility period is over.
Tango Gameworks posted a statement on Twitter on twitter explaining the delay:
We’ve made the decision to delay the launch of Ghostwire: Tokyo to early 2022.
We want to get the game in your hands as soon as possible so you can experience the unforgettable version of a hunated Tokyo that we’ve been hard at work building. At the same time, we’re also focused on protecting the health of everyone at Tango. Our new release window will give us time to bring the world of Ghostwire to life as we’ve always envisioned it.
Thank you for being patient as we work to bring you an experience unlike anything else we’ve ever made. We can’t wait to show you more in the coming months.