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It looks like Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is only playing at a temporary disappearing act.

The Capcom adventure game disappeared from the iOS store yesterday, causing some of its owners panic, especially since it was gone from their purchase histories. This meant they couldn’t redownload the title. However, Capcom has told GamesBeat that Ghost Trick is coming back.

“Capcom has removed Ghost Trick from the iOS App Store while we make some important fixes,” Capcom told GamesBeat. “We hope to have the game back up and available for purchase soon. Users who have purchased the game will be able to redownload it once fixes have been made.”

Ghost Trick has had issues running properly in iOS for a while. Capcom originally released the game for the Nintendo DS in 2011.


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