A popular series just put out a new game on Nintendo Switch, only to delete it almost immediately after, leaving fans wondering what the heck is going on. According to the official Cooking Mama: Cookstar website, the new Cooking Mama game on Nintendo Switch is already out in some places. Other places "it's coming soon." Meanwhile, the game's official Twitter account -- on March 26 -- tweeted an "available now" tweet, accompanied by a new trailer. Since then, the Twitter account hasn't said a peep, and what makes this strange is the game isn't actually out yet.
It gets weirder though. When you search for the game on the Nintendo eShop, nothing pop ups. Meanwhile, if you use the aforementioned website's official link to the game on the eShop, it's broken. That said, the game did apparently release last week. However, after a handful of hours, it was pulled from sale and removed from the storefront all together, with no word at all from the developer.
What throws a wrench into all of this though is the fact that the game is available at retail, but even these copies seem scattered. Some places have them, others don't. It makes no sense. There's people playing the game as we speak. It's not broken or insanely offensive. In other words, it's unclear why it's been pulled. Meanwhile, others are finding it impossible to get a copy of the game, especially in Europe.0comments
At the moment of publishing, nobody knows what's going on, but many are fed up with the situation:
Nintendo and the devs really dropped the ball with Cooking Mama Cookstar. I was able to preorder as soon as the trailer went out but displaying the game on eShop only to take it off with no explanation and then leave folks hanging when it was suppose to out in late March. pic.twitter.com/GRWDK0mGtx— SIMPAI is on Alba Island 🌴🐬✨ (@MadamZeti) April 3, 2020
WHERE IS COOKING MAMA COOKSTAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/E7UzAWkFr5— marissa (@crazysofas) March 31, 2020
Wasn’t Cooking Mama released today? Why is it not on the eShop?? 😭 pic.twitter.com/94kvLatW5D— chadder stan (@andicrossing) March 31, 2020
Cooking mama update. I called 3518 PARTNERS LLC who owns Planet entertainment according to the official cooking mama website and spoke to Steve. Who told me Nintendo is having issues on their end getting the game up but it is supposed to be on the store today. So ya know. FUCK— Lynx. (@cabbitchpatch) March 31, 2020
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