Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack Physical PS4 Version Delayed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack

The physical PlayStation 4 version of Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack has been delayed, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The announcement comes via a tweet from publisher Nighthawk Interactive. “Due to the ongoing business restrictions and store closures related to the COVID-19 shutdowns, the physical retail version of Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack for PS4 will be delayed. We appreciate your support and hope you and your loved ones stay safe.”

Developer Inti Creates shared the news, and also tweeted “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.”

Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is a compilation of both Azure Striker Gunvolt, and Azure Striker Gunvolt 2. The PlayStation 4 version also comes with all DLC for both games, 60 FPS, DualShock 4 vibration, an adjusted screen layout, gameplay balance adjustments, more language support and a new theme song by the game’s virtual idol Lumen (voiced by megu Sakurugawa).

The coronavirus pandemic (also known as COVID-19 officially, or Chinese Flu to others) has affected many worldwide, from businesses to public gatherings and events. [12345678]. This includes the postponement of GDC, and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, along with the cancellation of E3 2020 (including digital events), and Comiket 98.

We also recently reported on Japanese ratings board CERO suspending operations during the state of emergency in Japan.

The Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering are mapping the virus’ spread [12]. As of this time of writing, there have been over 1.45 million total confirmed cases worldwide, and over 1.058 million active cases. There have been over 83,000 deaths, however over 308,000 people have made a “total recovery.”

Azure Striker Gunvolt is available now on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, and Nintendo 3DS. Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 is available now on Nintendo Switch, and Nintendo 3DS.

Both games are bundled together in Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack, available now on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, and April 23rd on PlayStation 4. The physical version of the PlayStation 4 version will be delayed.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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