Hideo Baba: the Vita is selling too poorly in America for Tales localizations

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3 years ago#1
http://kotaku.com/tales-rpgs-are-like-gumdrops-says-the-guy-who-makes-th-470869380

Time to start pushing the console in the west, Sony. Pretty please.
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3 years ago#2
It's Tales of. They are always coming up with excuses or wanting people to beg.
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3 years ago#3
Tales full year of DLC

If Sony were smart, they'd pay for most or all of the localization costs. If Sony were smart...
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3 years ago#4
He said the Vita is doing poorly in North America, but I thought the Vita's biggest market was actually North America? Unless I've been misreading news in the past wrong, I thought that was one of the reasons for the big price drop in Japan was to push more units there where it was not doing as well. But I could have misinterpreted things.
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3 years ago#5
From: JongJungBu | Posted: 4/5/2013 3:42:34 PM | #004
He said the Vita is doing poorly in North America, but I thought the Vita's biggest market was actually North America? Unless I've been misreading news in the past wrong, I thought that was one of the reasons for the big price drop in Japan was to push more units there where it was not doing as well. But I could have misinterpreted things.


Vita sales worldwide are poor. Japan has recently had a bump, but thats it.
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3 years ago#6
Well fiddlesticks! I feel terrible for those that won't be able to import due to the language barrier. :-(

I honestly thought with Project X Zone being localized, Bamco would localize both Tales games...

A price reduction in North America would drastically increase sales like it did in Japan. Please do it Sony!
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3 years ago#7
Screw Tales. For the love of Justice, Super Robot Taisen OG series needs to be localized.
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3 years ago#8
Sony hasnt really done much to push the PSP or the vita though in recent years while in japan both are doing much better.
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3 years ago#9
Sony should do something about this,
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3 years ago#10
TheExiled280 posted...
From: JongJungBu | Posted: 4/5/2013 3:42:34 PM | #004
He said the Vita is doing poorly in North America, but I thought the Vita's biggest market was actually North America? Unless I've been misreading news in the past wrong, I thought that was one of the reasons for the big price drop in Japan was to push more units there where it was not doing as well. But I could have misinterpreted things.


Vita sales worldwide are poor. Japan has recently had a bump, but thats it.


That's true too. Just seems like his reason was a cop-out and illogical. If Vita sales are poor worldwide, or even only in one region, why would you bother to make a game for it then and not try to garner as much profit as possible....
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