Ubisoft has delayed the new Splinter Cell. Originally the game was set to be released sometime during the spring of 2013. Now, the game has a firm release date, of August 20, 2013.
On the bright side, while you wait for the game, you can now pre-order the game from various outlets: Amazon, Bestbuy, and Gamestop. All of those retailers will have the pre-order bonus of: gold sonar goggles, an upper echelon suit, and finally The Dead Coast co-op map.
Pre-ordering from Ubisofts; Uplay, will get you “exclusive bonus content”, that has yet to be revealed.
Splinter Cell: Blacklist will be coming out on the PS3, PC, and Xbox 360 (Kinect Supported).
News Source (Joystiq)