Chernobylite Console Release Delayed Until Late September

Publisher All in! Games and developer The Farm 51 have announced that the long-awaited console port of Chernobylite has been delayed until late September.

Chernobylite, the critically acclaimed sci-fi survival horror RPG, was originally intended to release in just a few days on the 7th of September. Well, according to publisher All in! Games’ CEO, Piotr Żygadło, “unforeseen issues with the console build” has led to them delaying the launch. Żygadło goes on to say that “We want to make sure we always deliver projects that are in excellent shape and pushing Chernobylite’s console release date back a few weeks will allow us to accomplish that”. Frankly, after the travesty that befell the ever-controversial Cyberpunk 2077, delaying the console port seems like a good decision. Director of Development at The Farm 51, Wojciech Pazsur, remains confident that All in! Games will be able to get the console port out soon.

We have complete trust that the All in! Games team is doing everything in their power to successfully bring Chernobylite to our fans on console. While the delay is unfortunate, it’s also entirely necessary to live up to everyone’s expectations.

Wojciech Pazdur ~ The Farm 51
Image Credit – The Farm 51

What Is Chernobylite?

Chernobylite is a survival horror RPG set in the wasteland of Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone. Players will take on the role of Igor, an ex-employee of the Chernobyl Power Plant, who returns 30 years later to investigate the disappearance of his fiancee. Furthermore, you’ll have to explore a harsh and unforgiving world, brought to life thanks to the “hyper-realistic, 3D-scans” of the area, fight against all manners of enemies and embark on a thrilling adventure.

We got the opportunity to review Chernobylite a while back. Here is a snippet of our review:

Chernobylite tells a touching tale, accompanied by the barren wasteland of a modern-day Chernobyl. The world is represented beautifully, and the decisions you make feel detrimental to your playthrough. Unfortunately, the basic gameplay loop does get repetitive, and if you are playing with a controller, you’re going to have a bad time.

The Game Crater ~ Chernobylite Review

You can read the full review here.

Chernobylite - Gameplay
Image Credit – The Farm 51

When Is It Coming To Console?

Chernobylite is now set to release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this September 28th. Additionally, you’ll be able to pick it up digitally on consoles for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99. Alternatively, you can purchase it physically for $34.99/€34.99/£29.99. The PlayStation physical edition also comes with a digital map of the Exclusion Zone, digital postcards, a digital artbook and more.