The veteran team of Piranha Games has announced that its long-awaited MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries delays its launch once again, from September 10 to December 10, and in passing has confirmed that this action video game will be released first in Epic Games Store as part of a temporary exclusive with the Fortnite author’s store.
“Our partnership with Epic Games Store will give Piranha the opportunity to meet the goal of converting MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries in the best possible MechWarrior”, declared executive producer Russ Bullock. “Since we announced that we were developing the first single-player MechWarrior in 17 years, we began to outline our desire to offer fans of the saga an experience with authentic freedom of choice and also allow us to share the experience in cooperative. “
From the studio they understand that some fans will be disappointed by the news of having to wait a little longer to play MechWarrior 5, “but it is important for Piranha that we do it absolutely well. We are happy to announce that our alliance with Epic Games Store will give us the time and the ability to meet our goals, both in terms of game development and its promotion “.
Fans who had already purchased the game may request a refund before September 1 if they do not want to use the Epic Store.