The Yurukill: The Calumniation Games release date changed in every region. It will be pushed back about a month. The new Japanese release date is May 26, 2022. It originally was supposed to be out in the region on April 14, 2022. People in North America will get it on July 5, 2022, rather than June 7, 2022. Instead of showing up on June 10, 2022 in Australia and Europe, it will appear on July 8, 2022.
NIS America’s announcement also offered details about why the game is being pushed pack. Put simply, the Yurukill release date ended up delayed for quality control purposes. It specifically mentioned G. Rev is experiencing “development challenges.” The goal is the extra month should help the team overcome the issue.
[Change of Release Date]
Yurukill: The Calumniation Games, originally scheduled for release in Japan on 4/14, will now be released on 5/26 in Japan, as we continue to improve the game’s quality. We apologize to everyone that has been looking forward to the release.#yurukill https://t.co/G9wBNLSU36
— ユルキル公式 冤罪執行遊戯ユルキル Yurukill: The Calumniation Games (@yurukill) February 4, 2022
As a reminder, Yurukill is a mashup of genres. It involves shoot’em up and visual novel elements. People accused of crimes are sentenced to either prison or attempting to escape the Yurukill Land amusement park’s deadly attractions. As you go through it, you’ll learn what everyone did or didn’t do.
Yurukill: The Calumniation Games will show up first in Japan on May 26, 2022 on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PS5. It will show up worldwide in July 2022. North America will get it first on July 5, 2022, followed by Australia and Europe on July 8, 2022.