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Mighty No. 9 Delayed at Last Minute on Xbox 360, Mac, and Linux

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Mighty No. 9 is out today, however the game was delayed at the last minute across three planned development platforms.

From an update on the game’s Kickstarter blog, we’ve learned that the Xbox 360, Mac, and Linux games will not make today’s release.

While the Xbox 360 version has to go through certification again, it failed its original submission due to a noticeable bug. Xbox 360 backers will receive a Steam key now, while they’ll be able to get the Xbox 360 version later.

The Mac and Linux versions of the game are in final testing, with Comcept hopeful they’ll be ready in the coming days.

It’s worth mentioning that keys are reportedly being sent out to backers now, however, this process didn’t seem to begin until after the retail version of the game started being sent out. Our review for Mighty No. 9 is currently in progress – stay tuned!

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71 comments
  1. Nagato
    Nagato
    June 21, 2016 at 9:11 am

    No way.

    No fucking way.

    Con Man does it once again.

  2. Izzy Lichi
    Izzy Lichi
    June 21, 2016 at 9:13 am

    Not that it matters. the game has already been officially decided to be a steaming pile of ass brownie.

  3. Shiggy Diggy Doo
    Shiggy Diggy Doo
    June 21, 2016 at 9:18 am

    Yeah I’m shocked this isn’t a walking simulator, then you might defend it

  4. Ubrokemygrill?
    Ubrokemygrill?
    June 21, 2016 at 9:19 am

    “Our review for Mighty No. 9 is currently in progress – stay tuned!”

    The worst part of this job must be having to give games a fair shake.

  5. Master Bating
    Master Bating
    June 21, 2016 at 9:20 am

    I just want the animation so I can have more fap material.

  6. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 21, 2016 at 9:21 am

    I only defend good games, darling.

  7. Offendatron_5000
    Offendatron_5000
    June 21, 2016 at 9:22 am

    If you’re delaying disappointment, isn’t this a good thing?

  8. Audie Bakerson
    Audie Bakerson
    June 21, 2016 at 9:24 am

    The ride never ends!

  9. Shiggy Diggy Doo
    Shiggy Diggy Doo
    June 21, 2016 at 9:25 am

    But Journey isn’t a game

  10. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 21, 2016 at 9:26 am

    k.

  11. Minuteworld92
    Minuteworld92
    June 21, 2016 at 9:28 am

    you’re having problems porting a game to the fucking 360 that came out in 2005?

  12. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    June 21, 2016 at 9:31 am

    Yup, it is getting somewhat of a beating from the “professionals” but I’m pretty sure once the gamers start posting reviews it won’t be in a positive light either.

  13. vonSanneck
    vonSanneck
    June 21, 2016 at 9:32 am

    If I understand the Xbox 360 publishing agreement is that submitting patches require a payment from the developer/publisher. So it makes sense to delay here. Mac & Linux not so much…

  14. davem
    davem
    June 21, 2016 at 9:35 am

    heh, they are the lucky ones

  15. botswana banana
    botswana banana
    June 21, 2016 at 9:37 am

    But let’s be real here. Did anyone honestly think the last minute would be this soon? This game’s had ’em for days and counting.

  16. Jack
    Jack
    June 21, 2016 at 9:55 am

    it brings a tear to my eye

  17. Anon_Amous
    Anon_Amous
    June 21, 2016 at 9:57 am

    You can’t make this shit up! lol

  18. Chocolate ISISCream
    Chocolate ISISCream
    June 21, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Well it’s better than nothing I guess.

  19. Kiryu
    Kiryu
    June 21, 2016 at 10:09 am

    Lol what a farce this game is.So have we reached 9 mighty delays now?

  20. Captain Vidya
    Captain Vidya
    June 21, 2016 at 10:15 am

    Fucking called it. Could they not have let people know prior to the DAY OF RELEASE?

  21. Captain Vidya
    Captain Vidya
    June 21, 2016 at 10:26 am

    At this point, I just want the ride to be over. Just get it over with already.

  22. Dewey Defeats Truman
    Dewey Defeats Truman
    June 21, 2016 at 10:32 am

    I’ve heard reports of the PC version being a broken mess and the Wii U one flat out bricking consoles as well, though I have no idea how true either of those are.

  23. Dale Frewaldt
    Dale Frewaldt
    June 21, 2016 at 10:42 am

    Oh don’t worry. Inafuckup will ruin that for you by completely trashing the concept art.

  24. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    June 21, 2016 at 10:48 am

    It really makes me wonder if they’re doing this on purpose. I eagerly await the review because I won’t be playing mine until a while from now.

  25. lalorobot
    lalorobot
    June 21, 2016 at 10:51 am

    At this point I’m just waiting for them to cancel it.

  26. Jim
    Jim
    June 21, 2016 at 10:52 am

    this game just can’t catch a break

  27. Stilzkin
    Stilzkin
    June 21, 2016 at 10:53 am

    It keeps happening

  28. Ninja
    Ninja
    June 21, 2016 at 11:08 am

    they did this to themselves. They deserve every little bit what’s coming to them.

  29. WB1c_Marathon
    WB1c_Marathon
    June 21, 2016 at 11:23 am

    I just got my code today. I’m curious how shit it is, but part of me doesn’t want to taint my steam account with shit.

  30. PixelBuff
    PixelBuff
    June 21, 2016 at 11:23 am

    Haha, amazing. One last “fuck you” cherry on top of the “fuck you” sundae that is this game and it’s production history. What a glorious train wreck, watching it has been more enjoyable than the game itself, 10/10 would laugh again.

  31. Ninja
    Ninja
    June 21, 2016 at 11:26 am

    do it.

    i dare you

  32. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 21, 2016 at 11:28 am

    Same here. I got my PSN code and I would likely just keep it as a reminder to myself that Kickstarter is shit.

  33. WB1c_Marathon
    WB1c_Marathon
    June 21, 2016 at 11:36 am

    Did you back to the point to get physical goods? Cause I remember getting an email a long time ago saying they’d ship some out early.

  34. Zufield
    Zufield
    June 21, 2016 at 11:42 am

    THANK YOU CON MAN

  35. Dunk
    Dunk
    June 21, 2016 at 11:50 am

    Personally, I can’t wait for the eventual documentary exposing all the messy dealings from the beginning of this project.

  36. Cael
    Cael
    June 21, 2016 at 11:55 am

    >not the delicious brown version
    It’s shit! SHIT!

  37. sanic
    sanic
    June 21, 2016 at 11:57 am

    I’m very happy

  38. Ninja
    Ninja
    June 21, 2016 at 11:58 am

    you mean the one that was being worked on right now?

    yeah no it’s not going to show case anything about this game in a negative light.

    just watch the new first episode and you’ll see.

  39. Dunk
    Dunk
    June 21, 2016 at 12:04 pm

    I mean the one that’ll get made in 9 years.

  40. Ninja
    Ninja
    June 21, 2016 at 12:06 pm

    oh….

    uh… i guess?

    i mean if people even remember this game in the next… say, 3 months.

  41. buddyluv324
    buddyluv324
    June 21, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    New slogan for MN9:

    “Mighty No. 9: It’s better than nothing!”

    -Keiji Inafune

  42. TheManWithPants
    TheManWithPants
    June 21, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    Okay, so, they gave me Steam keys for backing the game, but there’s a problem: Instead of giving me the Edgelord Ray DLC, they gave me 2 codes for the Retro Hero DLC. Top kek. WHO ELSE BUT CON MAN?

    Anyway, I’m just gonna go with the DRM free version. Hopefully that doesn’t get fucked too.

  43. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 21, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    No. All my rewards are digital.

  44. InkBrush
    InkBrush
    June 21, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    Megaman fags on suicide watch at this point.

  45. Dunk
    Dunk
    June 21, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    Grand failures are generally remembered.

  46. Didney Worl
    Didney Worl
    June 21, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    And boom goes the dynamite.

  47. Didney Worl
    Didney Worl
    June 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    I want my chocolate waifu!

  48. Didney Worl
    Didney Worl
    June 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    Awww yeah! Do I win anything?

  49. Didney Worl
    Didney Worl
    June 21, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    Only Inafune could delay a game when it’s already in people’s hands.

  50. Didney Worl
    Didney Worl
    June 21, 2016 at 12:48 pm

    That’s what separates these guys from all of those hack “journalists” out there.

  51. Didney Worl
    Didney Worl
    June 21, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    It’s sitting at 2.8 on metacritic right now from the users.

  52. Didney Worl
    Didney Worl
    June 21, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    That would be an insult to ass brownies.

  53. orbo
    orbo
    June 21, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    The ride never ends.

  54. Pico
    Pico
    June 21, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    That’s some good faping material

  55. Sigurd Chalphy
    Sigurd Chalphy
    June 21, 2016 at 5:50 pm

    Even worse, the game runs on DX9 on PC which came out in 2002 and still runs like garbage. 4 million well conned.

  56. TT
    TT
    June 21, 2016 at 6:04 pm

    they’ve let down on everything else, so why not another?

  57. Thanatos2k
    Thanatos2k
    June 21, 2016 at 7:22 pm

    They had one last delay in the tank!

  58. Truck
    Truck
    June 21, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    HE CANT KEEP GETTING AWAY WITH IT

  59. Truck
    Truck
    June 21, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    Poor Studio 4C having to work with such a slimy piece of shit like Inafune.

  60. Ubrokemygrill?
    Ubrokemygrill?
    June 22, 2016 at 1:18 am

    Yeah but I still pity them for attempting to honestly review this game.