Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Delayed to Next Year

By Heidi Nicholas,
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe has been delayed until next year, as announced in a new video from the publishers, voiced by the impeccably British narrator:


The video takes the form of the game's narrator, reading letters from fervent "fans", in which they go from worrying whether the 2019 release date is enough time to make the game the best it can be, to outright begging the developers to delay it until 2020; a proposal which the narrator graciously accepts. So, if you watch the video, you'll (eventually) hear by the end that the game's been delayed to sometime in 2020, most likely before summer, but "it sort of depends on the specifics of how development goes".

Stanley Parable Ultra Deluxe Delayed

The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe contains all of the original 2013 Stanley Parable, together with a load of new content, some of which will be new endings. The developers say the script will be roughly half the size of the original script, meaning there'll be a lot of new content. The Stanley Parable is an interactive walking sim, originally intended to be a mod for Half-Life 2, and initially only for PCs. Stanley's been working in an office building, pressing buttons when the need arises, until the day his screen goes blank, and he finds there's nobody in the building. The rest of the game is basically a battle of wills between the British narrator, instructing Stanley where to go and what to do, and Stanley himself, who can choose to do otherwise. This opens up the game to numerous possibilities and endings, which will be added to with the new content in the Ultra Deluxe version.

We'll let you know as soon as there's a firm 2020 release date for The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe.
Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Hey, I'm Heidi! I've just finished studying a Masters in English Literature, but I've been obsessed with gaming since long before then. I began on the PS2 with Spyro, before graduating to the Xbox 360 and disappearing into Skyrim. I'm now a loyal RPG fan, but I still like to explore other genres — when I'm not playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey, or being lured back into Red Dead Redemption 2 or The Witcher 3!