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Flashback 2 Has Been Delayed: Now Slated for Launch in 2023

“we [made] the decision to push the game release back to 2023.”

In a statement shared by Gematsu, Microids have announced that their game, Flashbacks 2, will no longer be launching in Winter of 2022. The game is instead targeting a 2023 launch. No specific date has been shared. We’ve attached the full statement below:

Greetings,

We have an important news to share today regarding the launch of the video game Flashback 2. First and foremost, allow us to thank you all for your patience and your support. Our team is working hard to deliver an adventure matching players expectations for this popular franchise dear to our hearts for now more than three decades.

Originally planned for winter 2022 on consoles and PC, we [made] the decision to push the game release back to 2023. A more accurate launch date will be shared at a later time.

We are deeply thankful for your understanding and really hope the experience will please all gamers around the world. We will keep you up to date regularly about the development progress.

—Microids

[via Gematsu]

As a refresher, here’s a trailer and a description of the game:

Conrad is back! 30 years after Flashback, Paul Cuisset’s mythical game, which made the licence known worldwide, is back with this new sci-fi action-adventure game! ​

Flashback was ahead of its time and offered great innovations with superb character animations. A true pioneer in 1992, the game also achieved legendary status in video games thanks to its rich and engaging story.​

This classic video game is regularly ranked among the top 100 games of all time! Now it’s getting a makeover to mark its 30th anniversary, and this brand new 2.5D version of Flashback 2… ​

After his victory over the “Master Brain” in the first episode, Conrad and his allies are once again confronted with the Morphs, who threaten all civilizations. ​

Moreover, his friend Ian, who has answers to many of Conrad’s questions, has just been kidnapped in front of him… A trick of the Morphs? For what purpose? It’s up to you to find out…​

Help him and his allies to solve this delicate and dangerous investigation through 5 levels full of action and shoot-outs and to fight the Morphs who are preparing a machiavellian plan for total control of the solar system…

[Microids]

We’ll update you when an exact release date is announced!

[Sources: Gematsu, Flashback 2 website]