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Kena: Bridge of Spirits Delayed to Q2 2021

Ember Lab studio moves release date for Kena: Bridge of Spirits from PlayStation 5 launch window.

Amidst an ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19, schedule for many highly-anticipated video games are unfortunately postponed due to workplace restrictions but next-generation consoles are still set to arrive for this holiday season.

Revealed during PlayStation 5 Digital Event back in June, upcoming action-adventure game Kena: Bridge of Spirits from developer/publisher Ember Lab has now been delayed to Q1 2021, moving its release from PS5 launch window.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits Delayed to Q2 2021

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Bridge of Spirits follows an ill-fated path, where its expected launch gets moved back from next-gen console launch period. Coronavirus outbreak has made it very difficult for studios to keep up with their anticipated release calendar.

Ember Lab stated that working from home has slowed down development progress more than they ever hoped for and therefore, they had to come up with decision to postpone their latest project and delay its release to early 2021.

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In a latest update, developers reveal why they had to push back Bridge of Spirits release until next year.


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Ember Lab decided not to compromise the well-being of their dev team just to meet a deadline. Meanwhile, they plan on taking this extended time to polish their game further to deliver an experience that players would appreciate.

Understandably development during a pandemic need more time than usual but letting down a large group of fans is a always tough choice. Ember Lab made a wise choice of avoiding any risks on employee health and quality of product.

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Bridge of Spirits centers around a girl named Kena, who is a spirit guardian looking for a hidden mountain shrine. She comes across many spirits during her journey throughout the forest and she fights many of them to reach her goal.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits is set to release on PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and 5 next year. More details regarding gameplay and story premise of Kena is much likely to get revealed in coming months before its 2021 launch.

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