This is actually really good news. You don't change a release date on the fly. There's a lot of prep, marketing, and of course MONEY tied into it. So the fact they're changing it shows that they think it will be much better to do what could be a significant redesign. And maybe, just maybe, that someone actually cares about this film...
“Uh…. Y-yeah, I’m all alone,” Tails admitted. “But I am a mechanic!” he added, pulling himself upright. The orange fox stared at the hedgehog with something approaching defiance, as if expected a rebuke.
There was a dull clanging noise as Robotnik knocked hard on Gamma’s head. “Hear that? You’ve got a reprieve from the scrap pile,” he gloated. A pair of Swat Bots marched over, picking up the damaged robot and dragging him to the repair table as Robotnik pulled over a mobile tool bench.
“Let’s get you fix… gah, what’s that?” Robotnik exclaimed, turning as Beta entered. “Hmph, I think your vocaliser is stuck. Beta, recharge and rearm, we’ll be striking at Mobotropolis next.”