Fairy Tail has been delayed until July as COVID 19 impacts development

Koei Tecmo and Gust have confirmed that the JRPG Fairy Tail will be missing its original June release window due to the impact that COVID 19 has had on development. A new release date of July 30th has been confirmed by publisher and the studio, so it is not a long delay in the grand scheme of things. Gust released a statement via Koei Tecmo’s Twitter account and you can read the full statement from them below.

Due to the ever-changing world disrupted by COVID-19, Koei Tecmo and Gust Studios are pushing back the release of Fairy Tail until July 30th, 2020. The development team is working extremely hard through an unprecedented to deliver the ultimate magical JRPG experience to fans across the world and we appreciate everybody’s patience as we put the final touches on this thrilling adventure. 

This is not the first time Fairy Tail has been delayed. The game was originally scheduled to be released in March before getting delayed until June. Here’s some detail about the game.

The fiery and intense magical battles from the series are breathtakingly brought to life in FAIRY TAIL’s environment; with a diverse range of magic available for the extraordinary characters to wield. Renowned moves from the series light up the screen, with some characters such as Natsu being able to take advantage of mode changes – like utilizing the eye-popping Lightning Fire Dragon Mode. In addition, some guild members will be available to support in battle; including the Fairy Tail Guild Master, Makarov Dreyar, who can be called in to provide powerful aid on the battlefield.

Fairy Tail will be released for PC, PS4, and Switch.

Source: Twitter

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