The 2.5D retro-futuristic platformer Replaced is delayed due to the ongoing war in Ukraine.
The developers behind Replaced announced today that the game is not coming out until next year. Sad Cat Studios, the studio behind the game, is based in Belarus with developers in neighboring countries.
The announcement was made via Twitter. Here is the statement from the team:
Today we’re making the very difficult decision to delay Replaced until 2023.
The Belarusian-based studio working on the game, Sad Cat Studios, has a team of talented developers for Belarus and Ukraine. Unfortunately, the continued war in Ukraine has heavily impacted the development of Replaced, as most of the team resides in the neighboring regions.
The priority for Sad Cat was for the safety of the team and their families. As a result, part of the team has now relocated and work has only recently restarted on Replaced.
Publisher Coatsink, parent company Thundeful, and developer Sad Cat Studios have decided to move the release to 2023 to ensure that the game is in the best state it can possibly be. We are continuing to work hard to match the quality you’ve come to expect from the trailer, but are prioritizing both the physical and mental health of the developers by not forcing the original deadlines that have been unexpectedly impacted.
Thank you for all your continued patience and support for Replaced and Sad Cat Studios.
Replaced is coming to Xbox Series X as well as PC via Steam and Epic Games Store.