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Konami Mini Retro Console Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Konami announced that the release time of the TurboGrafx-16 mini has been delayed due to COVID-19 or also known as Coronavirus.

The Mini TurboGrafx-16, known as the PC Engine Core Grafx mini in Europe and the PC Engine mini in Japan, was scheduled to launch on June 19, but Konami said that production issues caused by the COVID-19 outbreak would cause delays.

Konami Mini Retro Console Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Konami said they are working to deliver the new mini console as soon as possible, and the company will provide more details when the new launch time is confirmed.

Shortly before Konami released the statement, the company said that customers who preorder on June 5, 2022, will still receive their console on June 19. The latest statement explains that all orders have now been delayed.

In the history of the console’s release, it is the first time it has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, which has had an impact on the video game industry. Also on the hardware side, the Animal Crossing special edition Switch console also experienced production delays last month.