Risen Goes Gold on PC, Gets Pushed to 2010 on Xbox 360

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Much like the launch of Sacred 2 it seems, the planned simultaneous fall launch of Piranha Bytes’ PC and Xbox 360 RPG Risen has been broken up.

The good news is the PC version has gone gold and is all ready to start shipping out worldwide on October 2nd. Unfortunately, the bad news is the Xbox 360 version has been put on ice for the time being. Deep Silver’s press release today confirms a delay to an undisclosed date sometime “early next year.” Oddly, the Xbox 360 version is only mentioned for North America as well, so perhaps overseas something else is going on with the console port…

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