Deltarune Chapter 2 is getting a surprise launch tomorrow

Deltarune Chapter 2
(Image credit: Toby Fox)

Deltarune Chapter 2 is launching tomorrow on September 17.

The surprising news was revealed earlier today through the official Undertale/Deltarune Twitter account, through the tweet that you can see just below. 

There was never any hint of a release date announcement prior to this reveal today, or even that the release date for Deltarune Chapter 2 would be so imminent, so it's a big surprise for those who enjoyed the original chapter.

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Over on the official Deltarune website, lead developer Toby Fox explains several aspects of the new chapter in an FAQ. Chiefly, Fox explains that save data from Deltarune Chapter 1 automatically carries over to Chapter 2 when it launches tomorrow, unless you're on a different PC, in which case you'll just have to remember the story events of the original game.

Right now, you can play Deltarune Chapter 1 on PC, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch. Deltarune Chapter 2, however, is only scheduled to launch on PC and Mac devices when it arrives tomorrow on September 17, and there aren't any other port announcements incoming from Fox right now. 

Fox is keen to remind players that Deltarune Chapter 2 isn't the end of the saga. In the same FAQ section as mentioned earlier, Fox says that the story of Deltarune will continue past Chapter 2, but right now the development team is all entirely focused on launching Chapter 2, so don't expect any news about Chapter 3 for a fair while yet.

If you're on the hunt for other games like Fox's brilliant original game, head over to our guide on 10 games like Undertale that can fill the void in your life.

Hirun Cryer

Hirun Cryer is a freelance reporter and writer with Gamesradar+ based out of U.K. After earning a degree in American History specializing in journalism, cinema, literature, and history, he stepped into the games writing world, with a focus on shooters, indie games, and RPGs, and has since been the recipient of the MCV 30 Under 30 award for 2021. In his spare time he freelances with other outlets around the industry, practices Japanese, and enjoys contemporary manga and anime.