Big Download has learned that Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter
, the upcoming graphical remake of Croteam
's second game in the first person shooter series, has been pushed back slightly. Originally scheduled for a first quarter 2010 release, Big Download has been told by the game's publisher Devolver Digital
that the game is now due for release in late April.
As with Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter
, the remake of The Second Encounter
will also be released via Steam
for PC users and for the Xbox 360 via Xbox Live Arcade (Majesco will still be the co-publisher of the Xbox 360 port). Devolver Digital also plans to release The Second Encounte
r remake in retail stores for the PC version around the same time.
Devolver Digital also said that the long awaited deathmatch and dedicated servers update for Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter
should be released "soon" and that The Second Encounter will have deathmatch support out of the box along with all of the other fixes and additions that have been or will be released for The First Encounter
Finally Devolver Digital will also publish Croteam's all new next game Serious Sam 3
but they are keeping details on that title a secret for now.