South Park: The Stick of Truth is still on track for release this calendar year, Ubisoft has told, despite the game being absent from the publisher's latest official release schedule. contacted Ubisoft earlier this week to enquire about the game's status after noticing that the game was not included in the publisher's latest release update sent to media on Monday.

However, a Ubisoft representative told that it had no further update on the status of the title and that the game was still "scheduled for release in calendar 2013".

South Park: The Stick of Truth was acquired by Ubisoft for $3.2m following THQ's closure earlier this year.

The game had been due to launch later this month while under THQ, but was delayed following its acquisition by Ubisoft.

Tesco currently has the game dated for release on August 23, which would coincide with Ubisoft's summer blockbuster Splinter Cell: Blacklist, as well as Saints Row 4, Disney Infinity and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. has reason to believe that the date may not be accurate, however.

It was revealed earlier today that South Park's developer Obsidian is also working on a "unique" next-gen title.

Source: Ubisoft spokesperson

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