Back in February, Frogwares announced that Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened was delayed due to “continual interruptions” including missile attacks as the studio is based in Ukraine which is currently embattled in a war against invading Russian forces. An updated release date wasn’t shared at the time, but today it was revealed that Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened is now set to release in April 2023.
More specifically, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened will be released on April 11 for platforms including Xbox One, Series X|S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch. In addition to a new release date trailer, it was noted that pre-orders are open now for all platforms except Switch, with Switch pre-orders launching at a later date. Anyone who pre-orders the game will get The Sleuth’s Attire Cosmetic Set for free.
For those unfamiliar with the game, the release trailer includes the following description:
Now that you’re caught up with the release date for Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened, be sure to read through some of our previous coverage as well including Frogwares initially delaying Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened following Russian attacks on Ukraine, and the Ukrainian government seeking to limit the distribution of Atomic Heart in Ukraine.