Take-Two Delays Max Payne 3 Again, Blames Baseball For Bad Quarter

Originally planned to hit this "winter" then moved to the first half of next year, Rockstar Games' third Max Payne title won't hit until August 2010 at the earliest, publisher Take-Two Interactive announced today.

The rest of Take-Two's slate, including BioShock 2, Red Dead Redemption and Mafia II appear to be sticking to their regularly scheduled dates. But Max Payne 3 is now penciled in for a fiscal Q4 2010 release, giving the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game an August to October release window.

The rest of Take-Two's bad news is financial. The company expects fourth quarter and fiscal year 2009 to be below guidance due to "the performance of its Major League Baseball titles in the fourth quarter" and "lower than expected initial performance of several of its key holiday releases."

Take-Two's 2010 is also expected to be loss-heavy, thanks to Major League Baseball losses and the "movement of one triple-A title out of the fiscal year."


    Aw c'mon man! Q4 2010? That sucks! Why don't you just go on permanent holiday, Take Two?

    I cant wait for this new game, please make something that is heavily influenced by the first max payne

    I think its just their job to delay. Its all they seem to do with all their games.

    Anyway, i don't mind. Not that excited for new Max Payne that is nothing like Max Payne even if it is a kinda re-boot.
    Gives me time to play Splinter Cell among others that are being released in the first half.

    Rockstar has announced that Max Payne 3 is currently in development and will be released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC this winter. Rockstar Vancouver is developing the game, which will tell the story of a retired police detective embroiled in a world of corruption, turmoil and intense violence.

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