Adohleas wrote:There is a large JRPG fan base on Steam, me included. I have been seeing for years many topics popping up with people asking if there is anything on Steam like "Disgaea".
As it is now, Steam is mostly a wasteland in terms of JRPGs, however we are starting to see a glimpse of the future with the releases of some of the Final Fantasy series, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, Valkyria Chronicles, Agarest, and The YS series, which have all sold well. As well as some new JRPGs coming out this year on Steam.
It seems to be the perfect time for JRPGs to be released on Steam with such a large craving going on, it would be a shame if Disgaea doesn't get to flex its muscles with the surge of JRPGs coming to Steam.
True. Valkyria Chronicles sold an impressive 200,000 copies on Steam, also the Neptunia games do very well on Steam's platform as well.
So it's not like the market for Anime style RPGs doesn't exist in the Western market on Steam.
Also the Agarest War series got a release on Steam and that is a SRPG with Anime artwork much in vein of Disgaea, so the precedent for potential success is there.
I would definitely be on board with Disgaea title getting a Steam release.
Besides, the more platforms this franchise reaches out on, the more sales potential it has, which ultimately keeps NIS in business and making even more Disgaea games in the future. It's a win-win to have both Playstation and PC Disgaea releases.