Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp: Delay to release date, price, more

James Busby
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Advance Wars and Advance Wars 2’s remake will be released on the Nintendo Switch in 2022. Here’s everything we know about what’s coming in Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp. 

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp will be bringing the turn-based tactics game to the Nintendo Switch, giving series fans and new players the chance to dive into its miniature battlefields. The remake will feature two campaigns that cover the events of Advance Wars and Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising. 

While the original game was re-released on the Wii U Virtual Console, the new remake will boast new graphics that bring the strategic battles to the Switch. Whether you’re looking to take command of the Orange Star Army in the game’s campaign or aiming to take down your foes in the Versus Mode, then you’ll want to know all the latest news about Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp.


Is there an Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp release date?

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Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot has been delayed.

After being delayed from December 3, 2021, fans were excited for more news in Spring. While a recent Nintendo Direct did reveal a release date of April 8th, Nintendo has now delayed the title indefinitely “in light of recent world events”.

The Nintendo of America Twitter account said:

“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 on Nintendo Switch on April 8th. Please stay tuned for updates on a new release date.”

What is Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp?

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Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp bundles together two games.

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp is a remake of the first two Advance Wars titles. The games are made up of turn-based battles, where the player commands a small army. During these strategic skirmishes, you’ll defend your land with the help of Andy, Max, Sami, and other Commanding Officers.

Each Commanding Officer has their own specialties and abilities that can be used to give you an edge over your foes. For example,  Andy can repair units, while Sami can boost the abilities of troops.

The remake features a fresh new look and also comes packed with a Versus Mode, where up to four players can battle it out across various maps. 

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp price

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp will cost $59.99 / £49.99 GBP. As of writing, the game can be pre-ordered via the Nintendo eShop. Physical copies will also be available at selected retailers.

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp trailer

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp’s trailer showcases the game’s turn-based combat and various CO abilities, giving players a sneak peek at the redesigned units.

The grid-based combat will also be instantly recognizable to Fire Emblem fans, so make sure you check out the gameplay above to see how this remake of 20-year old classic looks on the Switch. 

We’ll be updating this post as more information is revealed about the Advance Wars remake, so be sure to keep checking back for updates. In the meantime, though, be sure to check out our other release hubs:

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