Another shift hits the 2022 release calendar. This time the release of Sons of the Forest will be pushed back. The follow-up to survival hit The Forest was originally scheduled for release in May 2022. This date was apparently from Endnight Games
too ambitious planned.
As the developers announced via Twitter, Sons of the Forest should now in Octo ber 2022
Over the last few weeks it has become clear to us that the May 2022 release date for Sons of the Forest was too ambitious. In order to realize our vision of the next step in survival games, we have decided to push the release date to October 2022.
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According to our survey, Sons of the Forest is by far the most anticipated survival game among GameStar readers.
There is an interesting detail in the statement: According to Endnight Games, Sons of the Forest should open up the survival genre
the next step to lead. This makes it clear that they have not only decided to trump the already very good predecessor. The genre as a whole should also move forward.
Our preview gives a good impression of how they plan to do this:
Sons of the Forest
Everything you need to know about The Forest 2
Although a postponement is rarely cause for celebration, the developers’ justification at least includes the interest of future players, namely to get a mature and technically flawless game. It remains to be hoped that October 2022 will be exactly the same.
Meanwhile, you can check out the Sons of the Forest trailer to experience the spooky ambience of the survival game. And to find out what the mysterious story is actually about:
What is Sons of the Forest about?
If survival games are often too exhausting for you, but you still want to understand the enthusiasm for the genre, we recommend our list of the best survival games for beginners. There you can approach the otherwise so merciless genre very cautiously.