Braid PC Coming Next Year, PS3 Ver. Still Possible

The PC version of Jonathan Blow and Number None's acclaimed time-shifting puzzle-platformer Braid, once slated for release this year, is now expected in early 2009.

The game debuted as a downloadable Xbox 360 game over the summer, carrying a price tag of 1200 Microsoft Points ($15).

"At this time, we're looking at a window of February-March 2009 for the PC release," reads the game's official site, as spotted by Kotaku. "Once we slipped into mid-October and all the big Christmas-season blockbusters started coming out, it just seemed like a bad idea to schedule Braid for that time period."

Along with the PC iteration, there is potential for both PlayStation 3 and Mac releases of the game. A Mac version is "in talks" and could hit soon after the PC release.

As for the possibility of the downloadable title coming to PlayStation 3, the developer claims that it "depends on whether Sony is interested in the game."

Chris Faylor was previously a games journalist creating content at Shacknews.

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    December 22, 2008 2:13 PM

    PC = via Steam @ the same $15 price point ?

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      December 22, 2008 3:25 PM

      IIRC, Steam didn't want it or something.

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        December 22, 2008 3:39 PM

        Their loss, Sailor of Fortune. Instead, they have Rag Doll Kung Fu, a much better game.

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      December 22, 2008 5:50 PM

      if it's on steam i'd hit it

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      December 23, 2008 5:57 AM

      The developer said a while ago that he's probably not going to release on Steam. He said that he contacted them a while ago and they were rude and said the game wouldn't sell very well. Dunno.

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        December 23, 2008 9:22 AM

        I've met Jonathan Blow, and he's a pretentious asshole. He's probably upset that Valve wasn't willing to drool all over his "deep" game.

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