Doom III Xbox "probably not going to come out this year"

Xbox owners keen to get stuck into the demonic world of Doom III will "probably" have to wait until early next year, as Vicarious Visions, the firm handling the conversion process on behalf of original developer id Software, is now unlikely to finish the project in time for its original late 2004 ship target.

id Software CEO Todd Hollenshead, speaking to Reuters late on Friday, admitted, "It's probably not going to come out this year," after several weeks of speculation following the release of the PC version. "Back in May, we were kind of hoping we'd have a holiday launch," he said, before concluding: "I'm not sure we're going to get there."

News source: gamesindustry.biz

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