Developer Fntastic and publisher Mytona have announced that open-world survival game “The Day Before” will not be released on June 21, 2022 as planned, but much later than March 1, 2023. The reason for this lies in others things, the switch to the new Unreal Engine 5.
Fans wouldn’t have had to wait long for the release of the long-awaited open-world survival MMO “The Day Before.” June 21 of this year was set as the release date, but now things are different. Developer Fntastic and publisher Mytona recently announced that the release will be pushed back properly.
The Day Before isn’t supposed to hit store shelves until March 1, 2023. Meanwhile, a number of gamers are waiting to be allowed to fight for their lives in a post-pandemic America. Because The Day Before currently claims the top spot in the most searched games on Steam.
Fantastic with a new engine at the start
However, the developers have a good reason for the postponed release. Because the transition to Unreal Engine 5 is to be finalized for The Day Before, which has been officially ready for use since this year and has already been able to prove what it is made of in a few tech demos.
In their announcement of the postponed release, Fntastic and Mytona write: “Millions of people have The Day Before on their wishlist, making The Day Before one of the most anticipated games in the world.” In addition, the transition to Unreal Engine 5 is mentioned and commented on as follows: “The transition to an expanded and custom open-world engine will make The Day Before gameplay even more fantastic.“
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In The Day Before, players in the United States must fight to survive after a severe pandemic, against infected enemies and survivors. Resources must be collected, whether from abandoned houses or cities with skyscrapers. The region can be explored not only on foot, but also with vehicles. The Day Before will be released on PC, Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X/S and will support ray tracing, global illumination, ambient occlusion and Nvidia’s DLSS features.
Source: via IGN