Warsaw, 6 January 2021
In line with an announcement by the publisher Square Enix, PCF Group S.A. (People Can Fly) announced that the release of the full version of “Outriders” will be preceded by a release of its demo.
The demo will be available as of 25 February 2021, offering the players several hours of play time and the ability to try all classes of Outriders, as well as the “single player” and “co-op” modes. The players will also be able to “migrate” their characters and game progress to the full version of the game if they decide to buy it.
In relation to these plans, the Publisher has also decided to postpone the release date of Outriders. The new release date is 1 April 2021.
“We stand by the decision of Square Enix as it correctly responds to the market situation, consumers’ needs and is in line with our philosophy. We are giving the players an opportunity to sample the product before the commit to buying it. Naturally, we will use the additional time to polish and balance the game. Our goals is to give the players a complete and matured experience.” comments Sebastian Wojciechowski, President of PCF Group S.A.
“I hope that in the context of recent occurrences in our industry both the gamers and the investors will consider this to be a responsible decision and a token of our commitment to keeping good relations both with the players and with the investors” adds Sebastian Wojciechowski.
On 18 December 2020 PCF Group S.A. debuted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. PCF Group S.A. owns the People Can Fly studio – a globally recognized developer of AAA games. Games developed by People Can Fly include award-winning titles acclaimed worldwide by gamers and media, such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm and Gears of War: Judgment.
Today, in cooperation with the global publisher Square Enix, People Can Fly works on the largest production in its history — an RPG shooter Outriders and two new AAA projects to be published by Square Enix (working title: Gemini) and Take-Two Interactive (working title: Dagger).