“Because of recent world events.”
The new release of Nintendo’s Advance Wars has been delayed until further notice, due to “recent global events”.
Nintendo announced that it has delayed Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp this afternoon, in a short statement shared via Twitter.
The game was due to arrive a month later on April 8th.
“In light of recent global events, we have made the decision to postpone Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, which was scheduled to launch on the Nintendo Switch on 08/04,” Nintendo wrote. Please stay tuned for updates on the new release date.
last week, Nintendo said its Russian online store has stopped payments, and put it in “maintenance mode”. Eurogamer contacted Nintendo about the release of Advance Wars at the time, but did not get a response.
Advance Wars, if you’re not familiar, is Nintendo’s long-running tactical war game series that involves controlling different tank units. One of the factions in the series, Blue Moon, is set around Russia and the former Soviet Union.
In light of recent world events, we have made the decision to postpone Advance Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp, which was scheduled to be released on the Nintendo Switch on 08/04. Please stay tuned for updates on the new release date.
– Nintendo UK March 9, 2022
Today’s delay comes on the heels of several companies in the gaming industry reducing sales in Russia, closing digital stores, and withdrawing subsidies. Last week, Eurogamer reported that PlayStation was quiet Gran Turismo 7 Edition withdrawn In the state at the last minute.
Elsewhere, a PC game bundle sold via itch.io to support Ukraine It has now raised over $2.5 million in 24 hours.