DizzyQViper wrote:You accuse me of ignoring stuff while you both ignore CelticRedemptions offer to translate for them? They have a willing translator. And i'm sure he would be thrilled to work for NISA for future projects.
I could go one step farther and say if NISA had actually put forth some effort and announced they needed a dutch translator in their newsletter/site/facebook/twitter/whatever, they could have found CelticRedemption before releasing the Totori DLC in the EU so they did not have to skip our country's.
I've said it before so I'll just self-quote (I do feel like a terrible person):
Ringwraith wrote:I imagine they're looking for a more permanent solution, and as previously stated, they can't check the quality of the translation, so would prefer to work with someone who has been recommended by people in the industry. Although that's not to say they've completely discounted it.
DizzyQViper wrote:Its just when it comes to the EU they show zero of that enthusiasm. Late, or in this case no DLC, no EU limited editions, late patches, higher prices, missing content, etc
DLC timing are related to the delay it takes to release these games, and that encounters the aforementioned problem with having different publishers, (and also the requirement of having to translate stuff into multiple languages which is the cause of this entire thread). This probably relates in with the patch dates as well.
Getting an EU limited edition would cost a lot more just standard ones, likely requiring yet more dealings with more companies to produce it, and the costs probably are too high to be able except to break even on it.
Higher prices are hardly a unique issue, it's more an issue with all games in Europe, and that only seems to be mainland Europe, as I know UK prices aren't nearly as bad, (in fact, they can get ridiculously cheap).
There's also hardly much missing content in any releases that I know of, and there's usually an external reason why it's missing that NISA have no control over.
DizzyQViper wrote:It makes wonder why they even bother when they show so little interest in us. In my opinion if they take the responsibility to publish online content in the EU they should do a proper job and gives us the same content within a reasonable timeframe so we dont have to feel like 3rd rate costumers.
They're under no obligation to even release games over here, and I'm sure they dislike the delays too, but they aren't the largest company and are American-based, so one cannot expect completely simultaneous releases, as even larger companies can't get those right.
DizzyQViper wrote:Its the reason i mentioned the avatars. because they a very wanted item over here and releasing them would show allot goodwill but still they wont. All we get are marketing classics like "its a possibility", "looking into it", "on the todo list", etc but nothing solid like a date or an ETA.
They don't give solid dates for most things until are actually solid
, so they don't have to keep changing it and make everyone feel like they're being strung along, or even worse, have to turn around and say they can't now do it, which I can guarantee you would be much more resentful about. Also, when NISA say they're "looking into it", they are
, as they're that kind of people.
DizzyQViper wrote:I highly doubt submitting avatars to SCEE would involve more work that software since there is no bug testing involved, it would make allot of people happy, make NISA look good in the EU AND it would make them money.
If NISA had the will to release them here, they could have done so already. period.
Things aren't always as simple as they seem, and this is probably also affected by the whole 'other publishers' thing as well.
Again, consideration has to be made for the fact they simply don't have lots of spare manpower to throw around at these problems, not to mention the number of projects they currently have going at the moment.