The Fairy Tail release date has been pushed back to summer 2020, Koei Tecmo has announced this afternoon. The upcoming fantasy-flavoured RPG was originally pencilled in for release on March 19, but will now ship on June 25.
Fairy Tail Release Date Pushed Back
Speaking in a press release, the game’s creator explained that the decision to delay Fairy Tail comes down to the desire to “further enhance the game for a more enriching FAIRY TAIL experience.”
The game’s producer, Keisuke Kikuchi, commented:
I am truly sorry for FAIRY TAIL’s delay, and the inconvenience caused to our fans, partners and stakeholders who are looking forward to this title. Please allow us to take further time to polish the game to ensure it is as high quality as possible, so we can offer you a truly immersive experience.
We will be working hard to enhance the magic effects, event scene effects, improving the game balance and more! We will talk about the improvements in more detail in the coming months. This delay will allow us to ensure we provide you a much more satisfying game. Thank you for your understanding!
Fairy Tail is scheduled for release on June 25 for PlayStation 4, PC, and Nintendo Switch platforms. The game will also receive a Digital Deluxe Edition, which includes a special Grand Magic Games costume, a bonus Lacrima set, and a DDX Limited Ryza costume for Lucy.
Here’s the official blurb on Fairy Tail:
Based on the fantasy adventure comic about Natsu, a Dragon Slayer of the rowdy Fairy Tail magician guild and his unique group of friends battling against no less unique and memorable enemies. Fairy Tail was published in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine, selling over 60 million copies worldwide.
Stay tuned to PSU.com for more details on Fairy Tail as they become available to us.