Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong, Big Bad Wolf’s RPG based on the World of Darkness series, has been postponed from February to May 2022 to allow the team to “achieve the quality standards expected by fans without compromising the health of the developers.” In the message, Big Bad Wolf also states that Covid-19 played a role in the final decision to postpone the product and that the delay will allow the team to work more carefully on the polishing phase.
Vampire: The Masquerade series has three games in development. The new main chapter of the saga, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, the sequel to Bloodlines of 2004, has been postponed for three years and is now in development by a new team with a release set for the generic 2022. Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodhunt, the free-to-play battle royale coming to PC and PS5, has just come out of early access and postponed from late 2021 to generic 2022. Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong, a spin-off of the main series on all platforms, has been postponed from February to May 2022.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is a singleplayer video game with a strong narrative component set in Boston, in which the stories of Leysha, Galeb, and Emem are told, three vampires belonging to as many clans with a different vision on the Camarilla sect, the clan that checks out the city. The three will have to investigate an attack, using their powers and making decisions in a system of multiple-choice dialogues that will change the course of the story.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong will be released on May 19, 2022, on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, Switch, and PC.