Publisher Focus Entertainment and developer Saber Interactive have announced that the upcoming third-person action game Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine has been delayed from its previously planned winter 2023 release window to the second half of 2024 “to provide the time needed to properly polish the game and to ensure the best possible experience.” The official release date will officially be revealed at The Game Awards 2023 on December 7. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC via Steam.
The full statement regarding the delay via Focus Entertainment:
Focus Entertainment will reveal the official launch date of the highly anticipated Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine II—the iconic Games Workshop license—in early December. The game is now poised to ship in the second half of 2024, to provide the time needed to properly polish the game and to ensure the best possible experience. Focus Entertainment is committed to releasing a game that is of the highest quality and that exceeds the expectations of the countless fans of the franchise. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine II has already accumulated over a million wish lists to date.
The game’s details via the publisher:
The Imperium bleeds. Will you be a blade in the Emperor’s hand?
Continue the story of legendary Space Marine Lieutenant Titus—voiced by Vikings and Taken star Clive Standen – and drive back the everlasting night in Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2’s epic new campaign, either solo with AI squadmates or in three-player cooperative play!
Unleash a deadly arsenal and embody the unwavering brutality of the Emperor’s greatest warriors to protect humanity from the untold horrors of the galaxy, including the dark forces of Chaos! First teased at Summer Game Fest, the sorcerous Thousand Sons, Chaos Space Marines in thrall to the Chaos God of fate and mutation, are now confirmed to appear in the game!
The galaxy is in peril. Entire worlds are falling. The Imperium needs you.
Embody the superhuman skill and brutality of a Space Marine, the greatest of the Emperor’s warriors. Unleash deadly abilities and an arsenal of devastating weaponry to obliterate the relentless Tyranid hordes.
Hold at bay the horrors of the galaxy in epic battles on far-flung planets. Uncover dark secrets and drive back the everlasting night to prove your ultimate loyalty to humanity.
Heed the call of battle. For there is only war.