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How come JP still gets their PC games on CD while it is mostly digital for us?

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1 year ago#1
I have been wondering this for a while.
1 year ago#2
shrug

go ask some japanese
1 year ago#3
Might be that digital isn't as big of an advantage in Japan where everything is much closer together than it is here. I would probably buy more physical games if I could walk five minutes to a game store, but that just isn't the case.
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1 year ago#4
CatToy posted...
Might be that digital isn't as big of an advantage in Japan where everything is much closer together as it is here. I would probably buy more physical games if I could walk five minutes to a game store, but that just isn't the case.


I did while I was in Sacramento.

Then someone robbed it with a gun.

I think I stopped after that.

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1 year ago#5
Because collectors.
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1 year ago#6
Japan still uses FAX machines on an almost daily basis. Not everything about Japan is advanced.

And yeah, they are into collecting stuff, so I'm betting that a lot of the time they buy stuff and then leave it unopened so that it retains all of its "collection value".
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1 year ago#7
CatToy posted...
Might be that digital isn't as big of an advantage in Japan where everything is much closer together than it is here. I would probably buy more physical games if I could walk five minutes to a game store, but that just isn't the case.


Japan is mostly mountainous and coastal regions.
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1 year ago#8
The big thing to remember too is that Japan is just not that big into PC, so the PC sales being more oriented on discs is probably a side effect of the country being used to dealing with consoles.
1 year ago#9
Sora_Anbu posted...
Because collectors.


Hey I collect too! I just added 20 new games to my steam folder I'll probably never play! Darn sales!
1 year ago#10
japan also doesn't believe in AC and central heating
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