Eidos has announced that the launch date for the PC Edition of Championship Manager 2009 has been moved from April 2009 to some point after June 30, 2009.

"Eidos has a total commitment to producing the highest quality games and we believe by moving the release date of Championship Manager we will give the product the additional time needed to deliver a more polished and highly competitive game within the genre," said Phil Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, Eidos.

He added: "We will not compromise on quality and we are confident that this decision is right for consumers and will benefit the continued popularity of this franchise."