Originally announced a year ago, (and rumoured long before that), Metro Exodus, developed by 4A Games, will bring the series penchant for grim, claustrophobic locations and grotesque post-apocalyptic creatures screaming to the current generation of platforms.More news: Volvo to move away from diesel with new S60
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A new environment from the game will be shown at E3 next month though and THQ Nordic are insisting that the delay is purely to ensure the game is so they can "deliver a product that gamers and fans of the Metro series want and deserve". But Deep Silver has recently become part of THQ Nordic, which is also welded to the death of THQ. They note that since this is the most ambitious Metro game in the series - and that they want it to be the best that it can be - they chose to move the release date back by a couple of quarters. But apparently after seeing how development was progressing, they figured they needed more time. Probably needs a bit of extra spit and polish, innit. If you'd like to check out the series for yourself, players can experience the most up to date versions of the original two titles with Metro 2033 Redux and Metro Last Light Redux on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.More news: Donald Trump Condemns 'Sickness and Hatred' Behind Paris Terror Attack
"The development of Metro Exodus is progressing well; we are all really excited by what we are seeing", their statement read.