If, like us, you’re delighted to get your hands on Kena: Bridge of Spirits, we have a little bittersweet news: According to a declaration from Ember Lab, the video game is slipping from a vacation 2020 release to the very first quarter of 2021. The studio states the choice was produced the sake of the video game’s quality, in addition to for the wellness of the group. 

Here’s the main declaration, in its totality:

The Ember Lab Team is overwhelmed and humbled by the favorable reaction and profusion of assistance for Kena: Bridge of Spirits. Your kind words and enjoyment for the video game have actually been a motivation to the group. This year has actually brought lots of obstacles and our shift to working from house has actually triggered advancement to move slower than we hoped. For this factor, we have actually made the challenging choice to postpone the release of Kena: Bridge of Spirits to Q1, 2021. We have actually not made this choice gently, however feel it is best for the video game and wellness of the group. We will utilize this time to provide the video game the polish it should have and provide an experience that satisfies our vision and your expectations. We anticipate sharing more about Kena in the coming months and providing a remarkable experience early next year.  

It’s definitely frustrating in the short-term, however it’s tough to argue with if it suggests a much better video game in the end and, less selfishly, if the hold-up makes it possible for the video game to be finished and polished without stressing out its personnel.