Tokyo developer Platinum Games has announced that their Xbox One exclusive, Scalebound
, has been delayed to a 2017 release date. The action-RPG, which has players fight alongside a dragon named Thuban, was originally scheduled to release in late 2016.
The delay is cited as a means to "ensure that Scalebound
lives up to expectations." Platinum further explained that the delay "will give us the time needed to bring to life all the innovative features and thrilling gameplay experiences that we have planned."Scalebound
was originally announced at Microsoft's E3 2014 conference. With the game's delay coming just four days into the new year, Microsoft is now down one of its console exclusives for 2016.