Concerns have been raised over the game's direction and "too many cooks" development approach over the past few months - surely some reasoning behind the delay.
Take-Two's Chairman Strauss Zelnick publicly apologized about the setback in a press release:
"We recognize that our revised outlook for the balance of fiscal year 2009, due to both internal and external factors, is a disappointment. That said, we concluded that moving the release of BioShock 2 into fiscal year 2010 was the right decision for the product."</blockquote>