Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp is finally in the hands of Switch owners, but those on My Nintendo are having issues getting coins from the game. Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp has been postponed many times since it was announced, and it is highly anticipated by fans.
Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp was announced at Nintendo’s E3 2021 Direct as the Switch remasters of two Advance Wars games that launched on the Game Boy Advance. It was initially slated to go on sale in December of that year, but it was delayed multiple times without a firm date. During the February 2023 Nintendo Direct, Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp finally had a release date of April 21st, the news came to the relief of many fans who no longer had to worry about when they would be able to play The long-awaited game is here.
The launch day of Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp has finally arrived, but some people who physically bought the game and tried to earn Gold Points on My Nintendo are having problems. Despite the game being brand new, gamers have reported being unable to register their physical copies of Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp through My Nintendo. My Nintendo is known for offering physical rewards, like the Metroid Prime Remastered pin set that can be redeemed for Platinum Points, but it also offers Gold Points for digital and physical game purchases, which can be redeemed for digital discounts. According to Nintendo Support, Gold Points can be earned through physical games, as long as they’re registered within a year of the game’s digital release on the eShop.
Although Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp has just become available for physical purchase, the game was previously listed on the Switch eShop on its last release date. One player was even able to get early access to Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp by preloading the game digitally ahead of the Switch’s planned April 2022 release. These issues with My Nintendo could mean that, since the game came out digitally more than a year ago, the physical version may no longer be eligible for Gold Points. Nintendo Support even says that if a game’s physical release comes after the digital release, Gold Points may not be awarded.
The latest entry in the Advance Wars series is in a unique position at launch, as for a while it seemed to be on the verge of release. Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp was last postponed shortly after the Ukrainian war started. With the game now in players’ hands, it appears that the mystery surrounding the Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp launch has finally come to an end, and fans needn’t wait any longer to experience these classic strategy adventures.
Advance Wars 1+2: Reboot Camp is now available on Nintendo Switch.