Volume on Vita delayed 'for a couple weeks'

Volume is set to release tomorrow, but its Vita version has hit a sudden snag and will need a few more weeks before its release.


Mike Bithell's sound-based stealth game, Volume, is scheduled to release tomorrow on PC and PlayStation 4. However, the Vita version that was also set to arrive has hit a sudden snag. The Thomas Was Alone creator is now say the handheld version will need a few more weeks before it can be released.

"Unfortunately, we unexpectedly had to make the decision to hold off on the Vita version for a couple weeks to get it where we want it," Bithell said on the Volume website. "It’s so very nearly ready, but it needs a little more love. A few personal problems and issues have slowed down our submittal, so even though the game is “done” on Vita, we still have some QA process to go through (because that stuff matters)."

Bithell does note that the cross-buy incentive for the PlayStation versions will remain in effect. That means that picking the game up for PS4 will still net you the Vita version whenever it does end up releasing.

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