Driveclub delayed to early 2014, Sony confirms

"We can assure you that it will be worth the wait."

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Sony has confirmed previous reports that Evolution Studios' racer Driveclub has been delayed.

"SCE Worldwide Studios and the team at Evolution Studios have made the difficult decision to delay the release of Driveclub and Driveclub PlayStation Plus Edition until early 2014," wrote Sony worldwide studios president Shuhei Yoshida.

"Driveclub will be a truly innovative, socially connected racing game, but the team requires more time in order to deliver on their vision--and I’m fully confident the game will surpass your expectations."

A version of the game, which was due to be released alongside the PlayStation 4 on November 15, was also to be included as a free download for PlayStation Plus members. Instead, Sony will offer Contrast as an alternative, and confirmed that the PlayStation Plus edition of Driveclub will follow in 2014.

"This decision also affects PlayStation Plus members’ Instant Game Collection for launch. To be clear, Driveclub PlayStation Plus Edition will still be part of the Instant Game Collection when it is released. For the PS4 launch, in addition to Resogun, I’m pleased to announce that Contrast, the highly anticipated game from Compulsion Games will also be available to PlayStation Plus members for free as part of Instant Game Collection," said Yoshida.

"We understand that the delay is disappointing news, but can assure you that the reason we have made this decision is to ensure that when Driveclub launches, it will realize the next gen racing vision."

"And PlayStation 4 gamers will have no shortage of titles to play this year. At launch alone, we have Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, FIFA 14, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Battlefield 4, to name but a few, as well as the incredible list of Indie games coming to PS4."

"The extra time we’re giving the team means the visuals and overall experience are only going to get better. We can assure you that it will be worth the wait."

Earlier this week Ubisoft confirmed that its highly-anticipated next-gen launch title Watch Dogs had also been delayed into 2014.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> yes killer instinct free to play ,dead rising 3,forza 5 ryse, ps3 launch knack and killzone i see a big fat 5.0 for knack coming

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Filler Instinct 6/10, Forza 5 9/10, Ryse 6/10, Dead Rising 3 7/10. Killzone 9/10, Knack 7/10, Resogun 9/10. Bank on it.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>"Killzone 9/10, Knack 7/10, Resogun 9/10."

Reading comprehension, not an Xdrone's best strength. :D

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Most of the Xbone lineup could be played on the 360!

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> if you think knack will get a 9.0 than you must be smoking something

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@GrenadeLauncher @emptycow718 filler is like most of the ps4 line up many of the ps4 linup i can play on my sony vita

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Knack looks pretty good. Watch some videos.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Yep, Knack destroys Kameo.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Urgh, that is awful.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> knack ice world << LINK REMOVED >> kameo ice world << LINK REMOVED >>

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> kameo << LINK REMOVED >>

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Nah, Kameo looks worn. Knack is crisp and colourful.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Unfinished code on test hard freezes, you don't say?


At least that can be fixed, unlike Ryse's "gameplay."

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> lol no not at all kameo had a full world i saw knack its almost a 2d game

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> dude i really need to sent you the two videos of Assassin's Creed 4 crashing on the ps4 also the new video of killzone shadow fall having slow down on the ps4 its called a pre alpa build

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Oh, art direction? I have a soft spot for Rare games, so I couldn't possibly comment.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Knack looks much better.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> knack << LINK REMOVED >> kameo << LINK REMOVED >>

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>Recent Ryse builds are far superior. The new Story trailer in particular looks awesome. As far as Knack goes, watch something like this - www.dailymotion.com/video/x163kl1_knack-ps4-kiosk-gameplay_videogames - looks good to me.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>Hahahahaha!

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Don't try and justify these blundered 360 ports.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I've watched some recent DR3 videos, and it's looking beyond great.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> dude look again its not even close to kameo its more like a cheap kameo made for a iphone

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> i guess you did not hear the news ryse looks 2 x better than the e3 gameplay and dead rising 3 looks better than e3 they also run at solid frame rates now

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I've looked more than a few times- it's looking good. Also, DR3 looks INSANE. Wish it was coming to the 360.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> no its not kameo take another look kameo blows knack out the water

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> It looks like a Kameo to me, and I would have paid $60 for Kameo - I actually paid £45.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> What's begging for a low score is Ryse. DR3 will be joining it if it doesn't improve its frame rate.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> i did thats why i think its going to get a 5.o you cant sell a game like that for $60 that game is begging for a low score

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Crap. I wanted this at launch!!!!!

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Me too, but only because it's free. Forza should satiate my racing desires.

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@Tom Reeves yup they talked trash when the ps3 was coming out and they did it again and in the end they end up with the old foot in the mouth

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Don't know how a racing game no one was really bothered about equates to the actual console, but then I can't really understand how an Xdrone thinks the way he does.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Nah, they'll buy it for the best looking next-gen game Killzone, all the hot third-party games and the irresistible $399 price tag. Xbone has...? Ryse? Pfffftttttttttt.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> yes i am sure people will buy a ps4 for warframe a game that is free on pc dude you are funny also many of the "exclusive minis and free to play games in that list of ps4 games will be on the xboxone warframe and outlaast are two games off the top of my head i heard will be coming to xboxone

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Correct. It's not out yet.

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Sucks for the people wanting this at launch. I'm not a racing game fan though, I'll be playing killzone, resogun, AC4, BF4, and contrast this holiday :) Possibly knack, I'll wait for some reviews on that one though.