The Medium caught our attention with its dual-reality discussion, in which gamers can all at once browse the real life and its spirit-world equivalent. The reality that it’s a console special on Xbox Series X/S and not a generation-straddling video game like numerous launch-window titles just contributed to the anticipation. While it was initially set for a December 10 release, designer Bloober Team has actually revealed that it’s getting pressed back a month into early next year.

The Medium will now be showing up on Xbox Series X/S and PC on January 28, 2021. While the hold-up is frustrating, it’s difficult to argue with the factors behind the choice. Lead video game designer Wojciech Piejko provided the following declaration:

“After much cautious idea and factor to consider, today we have actually made the tough choice to postpone the launch of The Medium to January 28, 2021. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact advancement difficulties throughout our market, we at Bloober Team are dedicated to the total security, health, and wellness of our advancement group. By making the hard choice to postpone our launch, Bloober Team stays dedicated to providing our greatest, most enthusiastic, immersive, fear-inducing experience to date. The extra advancement time will permit us to additional polish and include components that will guarantee we provide our ingenious, genre-pushing vision of interactive mental scary.
                                                  
We ask forgiveness for the hold-up and would like to thank our fans and neighborhood for their continued and steadfast assistance. Rest ensured, the hold-up will not stop us from sharing details with you, and you can anticipate us to decipher a couple of more layers of The Medium’s excellent secret quickly.
 
Stay tuned and remain safe.”

The hold-up likewise gets the video game away from the blast radius of among the year’s most expected titles, too. Fellow Polish designer CD Projekt RED just recently postponed Cyberpunk 2077 from a prepared November 19 release to December 10. While Bloober Team does not call that recently jam-packed date out in its declaration, it’s tough to envision that it wasn’t a minimum of a contributing consider the choice.