Xbox Series X/S Console Exclusive The Medium Delayed Into 2021

Bloober Team's ambitious horror game will skip December.


The Medium--one of the very few launch-period Xbox Series X games not also coming to Xbox One--has been delayed. The game, which was due on December 10, will now arrive on January 28, 2021. It'll be available on Xbox Series X/S and PC.

The game has been delayed "due to the COVID-19 situation in Poland, as well as the current schedule of other games on the market," developer Bloober Team announced in a tweet. By "other games," they likely mean Cyberpunk 2077, which is due December 10.

The game is a psychological horror game about Marianne, a medium who moves between the real world and the "spirit realm" at will, solving puzzles between the two using her psychic abilities.

This is not the first game to get out of Cyberpunk's way--Path of Exile delayed an expansion, too. Everspace 2 has also moved into January from a December release date, citing Cyberpunk as the reason.

The Xbox Series X/S launch November 10, and The Medium is one of the system's major "launch period" exclusives. The game was actually in the works for Xbox 360 many years ago.

The Medium will release through Xbox Game Pass when it arrives on systems next year. You can nab a bonus soundtrack and digital artbook if you preorder on Steam.

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