Red Dead Redemption Release Delayed

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Red Dead Redemption, spiritual successor to Red Dead Revolver, has been delayed to mid-May, the game was originally scheduled to release on April 27, 2010 on Xbox 360 and the ps3.

The delay was revealed today in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Reports of it’s First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results, which mentioned that Red Dead Redemption is now planned for release on May 18, 2010 in North America and May 21, 2010 internationally.

Take Two’s CEO Ben Feder explained the reasoning behind the delay,


We shifted the launch of the game by several weeks into the third quarter. We believe this is the optimal time frame to release what is being hailed as the next generation of sandbox games.

The reports also revealed that Civilization V will be releasing this Fall and Grand Theft Auto IV has sold over 15 million units globally.

If you are interested in reading the full financial report head over to marketwatch.com