Vegawatch – quick recap of the missed deadline dates

In case anyone needs them from the previous vegawatch update (or want’s a recap). Here are each of the original dates Retro Computers Ltd. Have missed so far(and dates they raised them).
Big thanks to Marckl for the work collating these for all backers. This’ll be kept visible for all those who need them.
Nov 9 2016
Well, as you know, we recently announced we’d be delivering the hugely anticipated Spectrum Vega+ very soon.
Dec 23 2016
We are delighted to announce that we will ship the first ZX Spectrum Vega+ ‘s in February 2017.
Feb 10 2017
First Vega + units will ship after the 20th February 2017
Aug 9 2017
We aim to begin shipping the Vega+ to backers within the next 8 weeks, and to follow this immediately with our first shipments to retail.
Sep 1 2017
Well, its the first day of September and we are on track for the Vega+ reaching your game-hungry mittens by mid October.
Feb 5 2018
We’re now looking at an estimated delivery date (for the start of shipping units to backers) of April 2018, hopefully sooner.
February 19 2018
So the good news is that we’re progressing rapidly towards our estimated delivery of April 2018.
Feb 20 2018
We’ll shortly be publishing some images of all 10,000 sets of plastics in all their shiny loveliness.
Apr 27 2018
Initial Shipments are scheduled between the 8th and 12th May 2018.
May 1 2018
Just a tiny news nugget to let you know we are still on track for first shipments between 8th and 12th May 2018!
May 9 2018
We are working our way through a few last minute obstacles, but we still plan to get the very first units out by the 12th as promised.
May 14 2018
We are starting to send out emails regarding deliveries of “The Classic Black Clive” and what you need to do.
Jun 1 2018
We are delighted to announce that we are now estimated to ship the first batch of Vega+ units by the 15th June 2018.
…but this time it’s true, right?

Chris Thacker

Author: Chris

Freelance writer, Blogger, Youtuber Chris has dabbled around the industry for many years. having been published in two books, and with over 30+ years knowledge of gaming history, there are many obscure facts tucked away in his brain which have yet to be documented.

2 thoughts on “Vegawatch – quick recap of the missed deadline dates

  1. It’s so true, as if I’m reading my own writing in the RCL thread on Facebook. Incl. that last concluding line, tee hee 😉

    1. Well it needed to be publically published! Couldn’t just let that slip under the comments radar and be lost again! I’ll drop your name on the post for credit!

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