Microsoft has pushed back the release date of Fable 3
on PC, confirming that it will now no longer launch at the same time as the Xbox 360 version.
was originally set for an October 26th release date on both PC and Xbox 360, but now the PC version will come at a later, unconfirmed date.
"The console and PC versions are now on different schedules as we're focusing on building experiences optimised for each platform. We aren't announcing a ship date for the PC SKU at this time, but expect news soon,
" read a statement given to IGN
The release of Fable 3
on PC was originally meant as part of a big push to boost the profile of Windows 7 as a gaming platform.
series has had a rough time of it on PC in the past. The first game on the original Xbox was originally ported with a minimum of new content as part of Fable: The Lost Chapters
, but came long after the Xbox debut. Fable 2 has remained as an Xbox 360 exclusive
For more information on the Fable
series you can read our Fable 2 non-gamer review, written by Joe's sister
, or Alex's report on Fable 3 from SXSW
earlier this year.
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