Torchlight II Officially Delayed

Runic Games president Travis Baldree has confirmed that the firm's upcoming sequel, Torchlight II, has been delayed into 2012.

The announcement was made on the game's website and said that the reasoning behind the delay was to get the game “up to the quality and polish level” that Runic is used to.
“The first Torchlight was released in record time, but it had plenty of issues that a little more development could have resolved,” he said. “We didn’t have the resources at the time to give Torchlight that treatment. Right at this moment though, we do have those resources for the sequel, and we feel strongly that we should apply them to make this the best game we can make and hopefully one that you’ll enjoy and continue to want to play in the future.

“We’ve probably had 18 months of full development time on it so far – not excessively long yet, as far as that goes. The amount of time we need to take it the rest of the way is relatively small… Right now our job is to ensure that the quality level is consistent all the way to the end.”
We'll keep you updated on this one.

Via Joystiq