informa
1 MIN READ
News

Capybara delays Below indefinitely after 'a lot of soul searching'

Sword & Sorcery EP and Super Time Force developer Capybara Games has delayed its long-awaited roguelike-like adventurer, Below

Sword & Sworcery EP and Super Time Force developer Capybara Games has indefinitely delayed its long-awaited roguelike-like adventurer, Below

The Xbox One and Windows exclusive was initially announced at E3 2013, and had been expected to release this year. 

In a recent blog post, however, the Capy team said "a lot of soul searching" led to the realization that the game just isn't ready. 

The issue, according to the post, is one of quality-control, and although Below is finished in some respects it still needs a fair amount of fine-tuning and polish. 

"We knew the game was there, and we’re super proud of it, but we also knew it needed more time to make sure it lives up to our studio’s standards, and the quality that you expect from our games," wrote the studio. 

"Making games is hard but rewarding work. Accepting, even after this long development, that the game needs more time is difficult, but it’s important that we are honest with ourselves as creators."

With that in mind, Capy will be going dark so it can finish up the title "without compromise." 

The team plans to fly under the radar until they're ready to give fans a major update and issue a firm release date.

Latest Jobs

Manticore Games

San Mateo, California
8.23.22
Senior Software Engineer - Mobile

Sony PlayStation

San Diego, California
6.23.22
Sr. Online Programmer

The Walt Disney Company

Glendale, California
8.1.22
Associate Marketing Manager - Walt Disney Games

Insomniac Games

Burbank, California
8.26.22
Accessibility Design Researcher
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Explore the
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Job Board

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Explore the

Game Developer Job Board

Browse open positions across the game industry or recruit new talent for your studio

Browse
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more