Oxenfree 2: Missing Signs was pushed back to 2023, with Night School Studio citing improvements as the reason, wanting to make the sequel their “best game yet”.
Oxenfree 2: Missing Signs was originally announced in mid-2021 and was said to be “coming soon” for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PS5, but various delays have pushed the title back. The sequel is set five years after the events of the original 2016 game, and will see protagonist Riley return to her hometown of Camena to investigate “mysterious radio frequency signals causing curious disturbances.”
Now, Night School Studio has shared an update on their Twitter page saying that the studio feels they owe it to their “amazing community to make Oxenfree 2: Missing Signs the best game it can be.
An update to OXENFREE II: Lost Signals pic.twitter.com/bEcwrvHUR9
– Night School Study (@nightschoolers) September 24, 2022
The studio, which is now owned by Netflix, also expressed that “seeing your fan art, reading your excited feedback, and connecting with you fuels our ambition to make this our best game yet.”
In order to make Oxenfree 2: Missing Signs “really special” and “adding more locations,” the studio has announced that it will push back the release window to 2023. Closing their statement, Night School Studio thanks fans for their “patience, support, and understanding” before expressing their excitement. for sharing the game.
The delay comes as Netflix has announced that a free mobile version of free oxen will be available this week to subscribers, as well as news that a new studio has opened in Helsinki, Finland.
In other gaming news, E3 has announced dates for its return to in-person events in 2023. The event will take place June 13-17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will open its doors to both industry professionals and consumers, with separate areas of the LACC dedicated to each.