Following the reveal of Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, the Castlevania III-style action game, Inti Creates announced that the 3DS version in Europe and Xbox One version worldwide has been delayed.
The game was originally announced with a May 24 release date for all platforms, but the official website has been updated with a notice regarding delays for the 3DS and Xbox One versions:
It is very unfortunate that we have to report this, but for Bloodstianed: Curse of the Moon, the game will release on 3DS in Europe on May 31st, and worldwide on Xbox One on June 6th.
For us at Inti Creates, this is the first time we have ever done such a large-scale multi-platform, multi-region simultaneous release for a game, and we unable to properly take into account how much time would be required to get each platform’s online store set-up in each region.
This mistake is on us, and we sincerely apologize to the fans affected by this from the bottom of our hearts.
Furthermore, we would like to thank our partners at Microsoft Japan and Nintendo of Europe, who did everything they could do right down to the wire to try to help us avoid this delay.
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon releases May 24, 2018 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS (except in Europe), and PC. The Xbox One version will release worldwide on June 6 and 3DS in Europe on May 31.