Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack Physical Edition Delayed in the West Due to COVID-19
Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack
PlayStation 4™ – US
If you’re waiting for the two epic tales of Inti Creates‘ Azure Striker Gunvolt franchise in the upcoming Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack for PS4 in the west, well, you might need an extra bag of patience, folks. Developer Inti Creates and publisher Nighthawk Interactive announced on twitter that their publishing production for the physical release of Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack has been affected by the global pandemic of COVID-19.
Nighthawk Interactive, who is the in-charge publishing company of the game in the west, said that the delay is due to the on-going business restrictions and store closures, related to the COVID-19 shutdowns. Developer Inti Creates backed that up by retweeting the publisher’s tweet and expressed their gratitude for everyone’s continuous support amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Moreover, the developer assured that they will do their best to deliver the physical version of the game to their fans.
You can check out the official announcement below.
We appreciate everyone's understanding as work through this. Rest assured, that we will keep working with publisher Nighthawk Interactive to deliver the physical release of Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack on PS4 as soon as we are safely/efficiently able to do so. Thank you. https://t.co/vXOPELRZze
— Inti Creates (@IntiCreatesEN) April 7, 2020
Originally, Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is planned to be released on April 23 in the west. However, due to the unfortunate event, it has been delayed to an unknown date. As of the time of writing, Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is listed for a June 30 release for the USA and July 03 in Europe on our site. Please note that this is just in accordance with the other gaming websites which is just tentative.
On the other hand, digital copies will still be released as planned which is on April 23rd worldwide. Plus, the Japanese physical edition will still release alongside the April 23 digital launch. However, the previously planned launch event has been canceled.
What to Expect?
Azure Striker Gunvolt Striker Pack PS4 version takes you into two of the most electrifying 2D side-scrolling action games in the series, “Azure Striker Gunvolt” and “Azure Striker Gunvolt 2”, that previously made their home on the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch in one single package. What’s even more exciting is that both of the titles have been upgraded from their original 30 frames per second to 60 frames per second an all-new epic gameplay experience.
It is also worth noting that the PS4 port comes packed with all the previous downloadable content such as bonus modes, extra stages, bosses, and even new songs! New song? Yes, you read that right.
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You can checkout the trailers, and screenshots for the game below.
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