Eugen Systems announces a delay to the launch of Steel Division 2
the RTS sequel is now expected on June 20th, and for preorder customers, on June
18th. The game originally carried
April 4th release date, which was then
until May 2nd. Word is: "The decision to delay the Steel Division 2
launch will afford the development team additional time to focus on improving
Army General mode
." This is why
they also announce
a new third beta testing phase is now underway:
last delay for the game release
First things first, we need to delay one last time the release of Steel Division
2. The definitive release date will be on June 20th for the Standard Edition &
on June 18th for the Digital Deluxe Editions.
We would like to apologize for this new delay, and we would like to explain why
we made this decision:
Army General, the single player campaign mode, is an entire new game within the
game and it wouldn't be polished enough to be released on May 2nd. This new game
mode has evolved a lot during development and is now becoming a compelling and
interesting solo experience. We will release a dev diary and a video soon to
explain how this 1:1-scale turn-based strategic game mode will be played in the
The tactical part of Steel Division 2, currently in Beta, is in a good shape,
and we're getting a lot of positive feedback from our community. We're watching
closely every comment you write on the game. This extra development time will
allow us to improve this popular game mode with some of your suggestions.
Steel Division 2 is our first self-published game, and we want to deliver the
best game possible. Delaying the game a second time is an incredibly hard
decision for us and we understand that some of you are disappointed.
But we'll make it up to you.
More (and better) beta playtime
Consequently, you will be able to play the game longer before release. Way
longer. The initial plan was to make 5 48-hour phases before release. After the
first phase, we heard your requests and made a 4-day Beta Phase 2. As you know,
Phase 3 will start on Thursday, April 18th and will be 5 days long, until
Tuesday, April 23rd.
From May 29th the Beta will be playable non-stop until release on June 20th. It
will get updated during this 3-week period and we're preparing very cool content
for you guys.
Additionally, there will be at least a fourth Beta phase in-between and we'll
keep you updated. Before the game's release, we will continue to publish Dev
Diaries (the next one's about Level Design) and to keep you posted on the game's
Thank you for your support
As a conclusion, we would like to thank you all for your support and your
feedback on the beta. Reading so many useful comments, seeing all those badass
screenshots and watching these cool videos on Youtube made by you guys is really
We can't wait to put Steel Division 2 in your hands.
The Eugen Systems' Team