Vaporware

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Vaporware

An upgrade to a product that is not yet available that a salesperson sells in order to avoid a customer's complaints about the current version.
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While this isn't exactly vapourware, the sheer implications of the release of such technology to the public makes us think why isn't this a thing already?
The game was scheduled to release in 1997, and since then has baited fans with tantalizing images and videos, and, received five vapourware awards, including a lifetime achievement award.
Fourth, he then mentions the King of Vapourware (Bill Gates) and the agreement with IBM.
2K Games, the official saviours of 3D Realms' almost vapourware title - Duke Nukem Forever - have announced a release date for it - May 3rd in the US, with May 6th for the rest of the world.