Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies will be a digital-only release this fall
Capcom announced that its newest Ace Attorney game will release to the U.S. and Europe this autumn, but only as an eShop game! The company’s SVP Christian Svensson explains:
“Sorry guys, but a physical release is not in the cards.
Historically it’s been tough to attract long term retail support for Ace Attorney titles. With the release of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies we wanted as many people as possible to be able to enjoy the game for as long as possible. With that in mind we have opted for a digital-only release via the Nintendo 3DS eShop.
I understand that this decision may upset fans who wanted to have a physical version of the title to add to their collection but we believe this direction is the best to take.
We will be confirming details on the price point in the not-so-distant future which I hope will also shed more light on the strategy at play here.”
At least the publisher didn’t just skip the Western release altogether (like it did with Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth 2), I guess? Anyway, watch the first English trailer past the break: