Saturday, January 19, 2019

Death Stranding Confirmed for 2019 by Best Buy?

According to listing of the game on Best Buy, Hideo Kojima's long-awaited title Death Stranding maybe releasing in 2019.

During mid-November 2018, a Brazilian website suggested citing an anonymous source that we are about to get an official release date for upcoming action game Death Stranding by video game legend Hideo Kojima at The Game Awards 2018 event.

Unfortunately, that never happened as the man himself announced on Twitter that he couldn't make it this time. However, social media was curious for any clues regarding the release date and according to Best Buy, the game is coming in 2019.

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Death Stranding Confirmed for 2019 by Best Buy?

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Developer studio Kojima Productions never announced an official release date but a recent image from retailer outlet Best Buy discovered on social news aggregation site Reddit states that the game will be available in 2019.

Hmmmmmm... from r/DeathStranding


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Even if the listing is to be taken seriously, we are still in the dark about exactly when it is going to drop because aside from a release year of 2019, it has nothing else. The only reason we take this leak seriously because of Kojima also teasing of launching it this year.

In an interview with video game magazine Famitsu back in December 2018, he asked whether 2019 is the year of the Whale, even though it actually is the year of the pig. Since people saw whales in the promotion of his game, they have reason to believe this to be a tease for a launch date.

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What we are estimating right now is that we may get another look at it at E3 2019 with more footage and then finally releasing the game within the next few months after that, most possibly somewhere around October. Nothing is set in stone though.

Action oriented Death Stranding is an upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive title from Kojima Productions and Sony Entertainment that was revealed back in 2016 and is considered as one of the most-anticipated video game titles ever.