Lord of the Rings Gollum Delayed

Publisher NACON and developer Daedalic Entertainment are delaying the release of Lord of the Rings Gollum, their upcoming action/adventure featuring the cunning Tolkien antagonist. In the announcement that NACON is publishing the game, they now say the game will be released in 2022. It was originally announced as coming this year, and as of now the release date on the game's Steam Listing is" "Lurking until the time is right." No reason for the setback is provided. Here's word on the partnership:
The two companies decided to join forces to ensure that the game will meet the expectations of fans of The Lord of the Rings and fully leverage the power of the new generation of consoles. The universe will be faithfully represented thanks to the partnership with Middle-earth Enterprises, the company that holds the adaptation rights to the novel series by J.R.R. Tolkien.