Wicked Witch and the AFL have now confirmed this to be the case and confirmed that the game will release a week early on April 16th. They’ve also confirmed the game will release on Nintendo Switch on May 14th.
THE FULL STATEMENT CAN BE FOUND BELOW:
Important update on the AFL Evolution 2 Release.
As you know, the current COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on everyone and we all have to play a part in helping containment.
We have been listening to your pleas for an earlier release for AFL Evolution 2 to help fill the current sporting void and have worked hard to try and make that happen.
In an effort to help reduce physical contact, disc copies of AFL Evolution 2 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will only be available initially through online retail store orders. AFL Evolution 2 will also be available digitally on the PlayStation and Microsoft stores. Both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will now be releasing a week early on the 16th of April.
The Nintendo Switch version of AFL Evolution 2 is set to release on the 14th of May, it will also be available physically through online retail stores and digitally on the Nintendo eShop.