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The Day Before: Launch postponed – switch to EU5

The Day Before will no longer arrive in 2022. There is a change to Unreal Engine 5. Source: Mytona / Fntastic

One of the most anticipated games on Steam is called The Day Before. This is an open world survival MMO that should have been released this year. But nothing will come of it now. The promising project of the developer Fntastic and the publisher Mytona is postponed. And quite a long time, until the year 2023.

The reason for this is the complete switch to the new Unreal Engine 5, as initially TECH GAMING REPORT.com exclusively informed. Meanwhile, the information contained in the article has also been officially confirmed by those responsible for The Day Before. According to this, there will actually be a postponement, the new The Day Before Release has been announced for March 1, 2023 and is therefore already in the associate. steam page list.

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Speaking of the list, The Day Before is the most popular Steam wishlist game of all time. The hopes of the survival and MMO community on the project are almost gigantic, the game is on the wish list of millions of people. Unfortunately, we now have to wait much longer than previously assumed. Instead of June 21, 2022, March 1, 2023 is now in the room for The Day Before Release.

The statement from Fntastic and Mytona also states that they are aware of the great responsibility that now falls on those responsible. After all, one of the most anticipated games currently in development. With the switch to Unreal Engine 5, which is said to be more advanced and better suited to open worlds, gameplay in The Day Before will be even more fantastical than previously possible.

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In the game you will find a not too unusual mix of genres that combines open world and MMO elements with survival, tactical combat, RPGs and some social aspects. The title was already impressive before the Unreal Engine 5 switch, especially visually. Check out the official GeForce RTX 4K gameplay reveal trailer for The Day Before if you haven’t seen it yet.

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The third-person survival MMO with its stunning visuals is supported by NVIDIA GeForce, which will of course also offer DLSS to improve in-game performance. Plus there’s ray tracing reflections, ambient occlusion, RTX Global Illumination, the result, especially in Unreal Engine 5, is exactly what it sounds like: Not for weak hardware!

Even if we don’t know of any system requirements at the moment, this should be clear at first glance. However, if you have a powerful system on or under your desk, this game could be one of the next big head-turners.

In terms of gameplay, like so many modern shooters and online games, PvP and PvE are mixed together in a colorful mix where everyone can set their own focus. With the large arsenal of weapons that you should have available in The Day Before, you can fight both the infected and other players.

However, to even get your hands on the gear you need to survive in post-pandemic America, you must search for valuable resources in abandoned cars, abandoned houses, and abandoned skyscrapers. But beware: the fight for food, weapons, and even working vehicles is relentless.

To rest, sell loot, or communicate safely with other players, you can visit colonies of survivors trying to restore social order before the last remnants are gone.