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Root Film for PS4 and Nintendo Switch Delayed to The Summer in Japan

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Root Film for PS4 and Nintendo Switch Delayed to The Summer in Japan

Today Kadokawa Games announced that the release of its upcoming visual novel/adventure game Root Film will be delayed in Japan.

Today Kadokawa Games announced that the release of its upcoming visual novel/adventure game Root Film will be delayed.

The announcement was made with a note on the official site that simply mentions that the game has been delayed to July 30 from its original release date on April 23.

Of course, the message also includes the customary apology to those who were eagerly waiting for the game.

At the moment, we don’t know if the delay is in any way linked to the Coronavirus pandemic, but the developer had to cancel a presentation event dedicated to the game scheduled for March 27.

If you’re unfamiliar with the game, it’s the follow-up to Root Letter. Here’s a handy description:

Root Film is about a TV series, called “Shimane Mystery Drama Project”, which was canceled for an unknown reason 10 years ago. To reboot the project, three teams consisting of a director and an actress have been cast, including 23-year-old Rintaro Yagumo, the main character of the game.

His excitement about this amazing opportunity is quickly curbed, when a horrible murder interrupts their location scouting process. Follow him and a cast of unique and memorable characters by character designer Taro Minoboshi as they are drawn deeper into the thrilling mystery of Root Film.

If you’d like to know more, you can check out our most recent interview focused on the game and the latest screenshots.

Root Film has been announced for PS4 and Nintendo Switch. The western release will come courtesy of PQube Games but doesn’t have a release date besides a generic “2020.”

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