Hotline Miami 1 and 2 went on sale on the Nintendo eShop as a package deal early Tuesday morning, even though the Switch bundle had already received a Refused Classification through the automated classification process. As predicted, the game wasn’t available locally for long.
Vooks, long time friends of the site, have reported late this evening that the Hotline Miami Collection — a bundle with both the Hotline Miami games — has been pulled from the Australian eShop.
Kotaku Australia can confirm the game has been pulled, but you can still purchase it on a Switch in Australia by creating a Nintendo account in a different region (like the United States or somewhere in Europe). If you don’t know how to do that, you can find out how in our tips below. It’s a good idea to create multiple Nintendo accounts in different regions anyway, or at least a secondary one in Japan (because they get games that Australia doesn’t get).
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