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Annapurna Has Delayed Solar Ash, the Stylish Action Platformer by Hyper Light Drifter Devs

Annapurna Interactive and Heart Machine have announced that they’re delaying the release of Solar Ash from October 26th to December 2nd. The stylish 3D action platformer is in development for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Solar Ash was first announced in 2019 as Solar Ash Kingdom. Heart Machine has said that it needs more time to polish the game and cited the pandemic as one of the reasons for the delay.

A joint statement from Annapurna Interactive and Heart Machine reads:

Heart Machine and Annapurna Interactive have decide dto delay the release of Solar Ash until December 2, 2021. We want Solar Ash to shine, and we need a bit more time to get the last pieces of polish and bug fixesinto the game, while still navigating this global pandemic as a highly dedicated team. This short delay will help us get there. Thank you for your understanding, and we’ll see you in the Ultravoid soon.

For those who haven’t been following Solar Ash, the game is brought to you by the folks behind the award-winning 2016 game, Hyper Light Drifter. There isn’t much of a description available, but here’s what Annapurna Interactive has to say about the title:

The void is calling…

Solar Ash is the second game from Heart Machine, the creators of the award winning 2016 game Hyper Light Drifter.

Journey through a surreal, vivid and highly stylized world filled with mystery, wild high-speed traversal, endearing characters, and massive enemy encounters.

We’ll update our readers when we have more information about the title. In the meantime, check out our previous coverage for gameplay.