Yooka-Laylee developer Playtonic released a blog post, updating fans on the Nintendo Switch edition of the game and that issues with Unity needing to update to the latest 5.6 version is the reason for the long wait.
Now Unity 5.6 has been released, the team has encountered new issues which they are working to solve before submitting to Nintendo and establishing a release timeline.
Playtonic go on to say, “We understand the frustration that it’s taken so long to get the game in your hands but we hope that you understand that we’re working as fast as we can and want the game to perform as well as it possibly can on Switch. Once these remaining issues are resolved we hope to finally be able to commit to and share a launch date. Thanks as ever for your patience and please bear with us – we are getting there!”