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Uncharted PS4 Release Window Changed from 2014 to 2015 on Amazon, While Shopto Gives Crazy Date

by on January 31, 2014 6:42 PM 18

When Amazon made the upcoming PS4 installment of the Uncharted series  available for pre-order this November (as reported back then by the Examiner), they used December 31st, 2014 as a placeholder date, indicating that the retailer expected the game to be released this year.

That expectation has apparently changed, as Amazon has now changed that date to December 31st, 2015. While it’s definitely too early for the game to have a firm release date, prompting retailers to use placeholders, often large ones like Amazon do communicate with publishers to set their release windows. Whatever the case, something might have prompted Amazon to correct its release expectation from this year to the next.

It’s also worth mentioning that Sony Computer Entertainment UK General Manager Fergal Gara listed inFAMOUS: Second Son, Driveclub and The Order: 1886 as the big titles coming from Sony this year during yesterday’s press conference in London, while he didn’t make any mention of Uncharted.

Of course we should still take this with a grain of salt, as no official announcement has been made by Sony on a possible release window (and we probably won’t see one for a long time).

As a funny side note, British retailer Shopto has set a tentative release date for the game’s preorder as well, and it’s a rather hilarious one: not only the retailer expects the game to ship on May 23rd, in less than four months, but they’re also guaranteeing delivery with a £5.00 compensation “if if for ANY reason you do not” receive the game by that date.

While I believe in miracles, and the folks at Naughty Dog are considered by many like gods of game development, I seriously doubt they’re going to be able to finish the game by May.

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  • bigshynepo

    I didn’t know we were expecting a 2014 Uncharted? I thought it was 2015 all along.

    • Giuseppe Nelva

      Some are holding to hope. Personally I always thought it was 2015 as well.

    • DyranLK

      Same. There were 4 years of development for TLOU (’09-’13), and, expecting they’d maintain that development cycle for their next games, I assumed that Uncharted 4 would also be given around the same interval (’11-’15); then, they would still be able to nail the one-game-per-two-years release cycle while also being able to work longer on each game and thus have more time to perfect and refine their final product.

      • bigshynepo

        I think you’ve nailed it.
        But now I’m thinking about how realistic Uncharted 4 could look and I’m salivating on the keyboard. Uncanny Valley here we come!

  • delsin row

    yeah we know that already the game is gonna release on 2015.the order:1886 coming this year then it doesnt make any sense this two game coming together on this year.thanks alot giuseppe.

    • bigshynepo

      It would make tons of sense to release 2 blockbusters in the same year, it just isn’t going to happen. Not like they are the same developer, just the same publisher.

      • delsin row

        bro.do you know ready at dawn at all?they come from naughty dog and blizzard exes.they prove themselves before on god of war.if you look at the game,there is that feel that game is 90 percent is going to succes.pkus mighty santa monica is beside ready at dawn.one other thing that im sure infamous,drive club and the order is enough for 2014.i reaaly love infamous though

      • delsin row

        bro.do you know ready at dawn at all?they “ve come from naughty dog and blizzard exec.they prove themselves on god of war.the mighty santa monica is beside them.so to me,i think the order already prove itself.do you look at the pre-order charts?i think the order with just one trailer from e3 is in the top 20.that shows people are trusting to them. plus three aaa game like infamous,the order and drive club is just enough for one year.i really like infamous though :D big fan :D

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        • Fredrik Larsson

          They have not proven anything on consoles yet. Really hope Sony have one other AAA game for the christmas holiday because they can’t only put it all on the Order 1886. That would be crazy and give MS an upperhand in the christmas sales.

  • Boerewors

    Smart promotion by Shopto. It’s just like giving a £5 discount on pre orders, but this will make people feel like they’re outsmarting the company. They’ll get a shitload of preorders this way and gladly knock something off of the price.

  • True_Fan

    Greatness awaits………………………….. and waits and waits. lol

    • Bankai

      This would have made more sense on a post related to The Last Guardian.

    • You are flat out wrong

      Xbone no games until 2015. What a sad situation for the Microshiteaters.

  • Gamist

    Quality over quantity; that’s how they roll.

  • You are flat out wrong

    Looks like Halo 5 being pushed back to next year (lmao delaybox!!!) has given SCE some breathing room with UC4.

  • Anders

    The game will release around E3 2015. Any other release date would surprise me.

  • PrinceHeir

    i don’t mind waiting :D

    please open world gameplay, tons of weapons this time around, more customizations, amazing single player experience like UC2 the you got yourselves the best UC game yet!!!

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