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Time to take out your mouth guard and chomp down on a tasty rumour regarding Rise of the Tomb Raider: the Xbox exclusive will apparently release on the PlayStation 4 in Q4 2016. This tidbit comes courtesy of YouTube channel The Know, which has a shaky track record right now; the account successfully leaked Dark Souls III, but did also peddle that bogus Silent Hills report. There is some semblance of sense to this story, though.

Citing a document from an anonymous source, the embedded video explains that Square Enix is aiming to announce the PS4 version of the action adventure game in mid-2016, with a roll-out due during the holidays. Apparently, it's expecting some kind of backlash, and it intends to sell the title for the discounted price of $40 in order to appease the more angry among you. Considering that the Xbox version will probably cost half that by then, we're not sure whether it'll work.

And we're also not entirely convinced that this is true in the first place. Microsoft has been keen to describe this game as an exclusive for holiday 2015, which leads us to believe that it's got a much shorter stranglehold on the sequel than a year. Moreover, is Square Enix really going to put this out against all of the big hitters that will inevitably be announced for next Christmas? It's already going to get slaughtered by Fallout 4 this year as it is.

Personally, we reckon that the PS4 version will be out by next summer – but feel free to share your thoughts on this sorry saga in the comments section below.

[source youtube.com]