Advance Wars 1 + 2 not canceled, Nintendo reassures, despite Direct no-show

Nintendo still intends to release Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, but hasn’t decided when to do so yet.

The turn-based strategy game – supposedly complete and ready to go – was pulled from release schedules earlier this year due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Fans were hoping to see Advance Wars 1+2 re-announced during last night’s Nintendo Direct presentation, though the company made no mention of it.

A trailer for Advance Wars 1+2 from 2021.

Still, a short statement from Nintendo released in response to the game’s absence at least indicates that it will eventually arrive at some point – even if there’s no further news yet.

“The release has been delayed,” said a Nintendo spokesperson. Axios. “We will announce the new date once it has been determined.”

Earlier this year, a user who pre-ordered Advance Wars 1+2 managed to get early access to the game by accident – although Nintendo promptly refunded his purchase, removing the ability to play.

“In light of recent world events, we have made the decision to delay Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, which was originally scheduled to release for Nintendo Switch on 08/04,” Nintendo wrote, a month before the original release. of the game. launch. “Please stay tuned for updates on a new release date.”