Steam’s high wishlist game The Day Before delayed, strikes to Unreal Engine 5

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The Day Before sits atop Steam’s wishlist, and it’s most likely going to remain there for some time. The game was simply delayed by almost a full 12 months, however for good cause.

Revealed through IGN, developer FNTSTIC said that the open-world survival MMO might be switching to Unreal Engine 5. As such, the group wants time to port the game, leading to a delay. A brand new launch date was introduced although: March 1, 2023. The announcement additionally included a thank-you to the “millions of people” who’ve added the game to their Steam wishlist. The Day Before continues to be within the high spot as of the time of this writing, and it’s positive to remain there for a minimum of a short while longer. Now that the preliminary June launch date is canned, anticipation will probably solely develop.

FNTSTIC beforehand launched Prop Night Hunt, The Wild Eight, and Radiant One on Steam. Of these, solely the second game and its Alaskan wilderness setting is similar to The Day Before. The upcoming game is a mixture of fight, crafting, and car-driving, as its Steam web page description says. You’ll use these techniques to outlive “in a deadly, post-pandemic America overrun by flesh-hungry infected.” Beyond zombies, you’ll must contend together with your fellow survivors — there gained’t at all times be sufficient supplies, meals, or autos to go round.