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Cities XL announces delay, new October 8 and 9 European launches

James Egan

It looks like our European readers are going to have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on Cities XL, a new title that will bring MMO elements to a city-building game. Cities XL developer Monte Cristo Multimedia announced today that they're pushing back that September launch date to early October.

The game will release on October 8th for these European countries: France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Austria. The French and German language versions of the game will be distributed by Focus and Flashpoint. October 8th will mark the Australian and New Zealand launches as well, with Namco Bandai Partners distributing the English language version of Cities XL. The English version will also launch the following day, October 9th, in the UK, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, and Italy.

We're sure no one is happy about the delay, but on the bright side, if you live in Europe you're still getting this game well in advance of North America. Monte Cristo Multimedia has not yet confirmed the Cities XL release date for North America, but we'll certainly mention this on Massively once those details are announced.

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