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Fixed-Time Thriller The Occupation Suffers One Month Delay

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White Paper Games has announced that investigative thriller The Occupation will miss its intended release by a full month.

The game will now launch on March 5, 2019, rather than the previously scheduled February 5.

While specific details of the cause of this postponement have not been revealed, the team has indicated that it stems from needing extra time to ensure the release across the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One platforms.

This delay marks the second for the project. In July last year, the team locked in an October 9, 2018 launch date, before being forced to rethink it.

For anyone unfamiliar with the title, The Occupation casts players as a reporter investigating the motivations surrounding a political act that “threatens to erode civil liberties of the population.”

Given that the game provides a set timeframe, players will have to make choices about the events most pertinent to their investigation. Furthermore, The Occupation promises a high level of replayability thanks to its systems-driven world and reactive NPCs.

Although a Switch port has not been confirmed, White Paper Games previously confirmed that it was “doing tests” on the console.

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Damien Lawardorn
Damien Lawardorn is an aspiring novelist, journalist, and essayist. His goal in writing is to inspire readers to engage and think, rather than simply consume and enjoy. With broad interests ranging from literature and video games to fringe science and social movements, his work tends to touch on the unexpected. Damien is the former Editor-in-Chief of OnlySP. More of his work can be found at https://open.abc.net.au/people/21767

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