X360 Wednesday, March 25, 2009 | 3:02 PM

Tales of Vesperia coming to Europe

Tales of Vesperia coming to Europe

Namco-Bandai today finally announced a release date for Tales of Vesperia in Europe, unfortunately we'll have to wait until June for it. A couple of images can be found inside.


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Commented on 2009-03-25 15:11:28
nice
Commented on 2009-03-25 15:20:38
SUPER!!!!!!
Commented on 2009-03-25 15:22:13
I'm pretty sure I've seen this in the shops... [scratches head]
Commented on 2009-03-25 15:33:23
Hell... bout' time.
Commented on 2009-03-25 21:42:37
almost a years wait and it doesnt look like anything extra is going to be on the disc..nice.

Be interesting to see if it hits the ps3 by the end of the year with the standard additional contents for the extra wait
Commented on 2009-03-25 22:04:52
About time.
And they spend all this time so well doing absolutely NOTHING! – They don’t even mention any (for me unnecessary) localization efforts… I can’t thank these fucking idiots at Bandai/Namco enough…
Commented on 2009-03-25 22:40:27
they probably started dragging their feet after the game has gotten burned in sales. After all the hype of how "Vesperia broke MS into the Japanese market!" its final tally after that first week has been fairly mediocre. Considering Blue Dragon didn't actually break them into the market and Vesperia ended up still selling less than BD, i think ppl really need to update their views on how well it did there.
Then come to the US, it fairly predictably (if you actually know how well the Tales series has ever performed here and don't just go "its an anime game, all the anime fanboys will buy it!!!!") didn't sell as well as Namco probably hoped it would.
With the EU release they have a chance of barely hitting their 500k goal, but they be betting on pretty incredible sales from a region where jrpg interest has dipped lower than the US.

in short, Namco's bummed and dragging their feet.

all said, a shame, because its a damn good game.
Commented on 2009-03-26 01:21:53 In reply to noxian
Posted by noxian
they probably started dragging their feet after the game has gotten burned in sales. After all the hype of how "Vesperia broke MS into the Japanese market!" its final tally after that first week has been fairly mediocre. Considering Blue Dragon didn't actually break them into the market and Vesperia ended up still selling less than BD, i think ppl really need to update their views on how well it did there.
Then come to the US, it fairly predictably (if you actually know how well the Tales series has ever performed here and don't just go "its an anime game, all the anime fanboys will buy it!!!!") didn't sell as well as Namco probably hoped it would.
With the EU release they have a chance of barely hitting their 500k goal, but they be betting on pretty incredible sales from a region where jrpg interest has dipped lower than the US.
Yhea makes sense.
Doesn't sale as we expect in territory one and two, just forget about selling in #3.

Total sense. *really not sarcastic*

*or am I*
Commented on 2009-03-26 07:36:08
Finally!
Commented on 2009-03-26 13:55:50
Meh too long of a wait since the us launched not interested now will give it a miss
Commented on 2009-03-26 14:07:55
That's unfortunate.

You should give it a whirl; I mean who cares about what the US plays?

I surely don't care about what Japan or Europe plays.
Commented on 2009-03-27 23:52:03
Well according to a spanish source the EU version features two languages: Japanese and English

At least something (afaik the US version only features English) for the longer wait but hardly compensative.

About the game


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