Serenity Forge announced via Twitter this Doki Literature Club Doki Plus physical copies will see another delay. This news comes just a week before its scheduled release on September 21, 2021. The physical copies will now be released on October 8, 2021. Serenity Forge has also assured customers that there will be no more delays in the future.
Like the previous delay, Serenity Forge cited the pandemic as the main cause. Specifically, manufacturing limitations and shipping delays, as well as material and labor shortages. The fault does not seem to lie with Serenity Forge. He noted that his partners are the ones facing the logistical challenges.
However, the publisher confirmed to the partners that there will be “no more delays” after the new release date. Additionally, Serenity Forge thanked customers for their continued support and enthusiasm. Below is part of the official statement:
Due to these ongoing logistical challenges that our partners face, the physical release will be postponed until October 8, 2021. After evaluating their production lead times, our partners have confirmed with us that there will be no further delay in the release. physical.
We would like to sincerely thank you for your continued support as a community, both in your receipt of the initial release of DDLC Plus, and in your enthusiasm for the next physical release. We are as excited as you are to discover all the love that has been put into this physical edition when you receive it in just a few weeks.
The Doki Literature Club Doki Plus the physical edition will come with a physical copy of the game, as well as various bonus products such as acrylic stands, a poem by Monika, and more. Doki Literature Club Doki Plus itself offers a variety of new content such as art, songs, and six new side stories to enjoy.
Doki Literature Club Doki Plus is immediately available digitally on PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC. Physical copies for Switch, PS4, and PS5 will arrive on October 8, 2021.