Kadokawa Games announced the cancellation of Metal Max: Wild West. Development for the game ceases due the factors involving production and its current status. Further details about the cancellation were not shared.
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Metal Max: Wild West was originally planned to release in 2021 for PS4 and Switch in Japan. A delay shifted the game to 2022 before ultimately being cancelled by Kadokawa Games.