Try our new beta!Click here
100°
Submitted by Cursinguser 1113d ago | news

Ni no Kuni special edition oversold, customer orders cancelled

"We apologize for the discrepancies you may have encountered with your order of Namco Bandai's Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - Wizard's Edition. As one of our valued customers, we want to assure you that a Digital River representative will be reaching out to you individually via email to address your specific issue. We sincerely appreciate your patience as we work through this situation," said Digital River in a statement on Namco Bandai's forum.
wizard (Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, PS3)

black911  +   1113d ago
Is The Game Doing That Well?

"Welcome back JRPG"
VsAssassin  +   1113d ago
I believe so, yeah! I hope this sends out a message to Square Enix that they don't need to hug the Western culture and showcase it in their FF games to gain sales. Western games should be what they are, and Asian JRPGs are what they should be. there are things that should not change drastically just for it to survive.
doogiebear  +   1113d ago
Welcome back? Persona and SMT have been holding the fort for some time. However, it's good to see another JRPG do well in the West. We need more!
rezzah  +   1113d ago
At least i got a email saying mine was shipped. Lucky me. Wished i could have played it this week though.
Perjoss  +   1113d ago
It's cool that this is actually a real limited edition game, most 'limited' edition games are far from limited. It sucks I was not able to secure a limited copy of Ni no Kuni :(
Dark_Legend  +   1113d ago
I ordered mine like a half year ago. I didnt know it will be that popular...
Seraphim  +   1113d ago
well the regular edition is sold out at Amazon.com. Usually ships in 1-3 weeks. There's one seller who has it listed for $60.93 + $9.76 shipping atm... Hoping to crack my copy open Sat night after work or Sunday night after work which begins my weekend. Even the Strategy Guide was sold out Day 1.

Not even sure I was really in the mood the devote so much time to an RPG but it's been so long since we saw a great RPG, rather JRPG released. This either shows how poorly prepared Namco Bandai was or just how starved the RPG community has been and the faith they have that Ni No is an instant Classic. Makes me wish I could take a couple sick days this weekend and start playing.
DA_SHREDDER  +   1113d ago
Starved is an understatement.
Ezz2013  +   1113d ago
WOW the game is oversold ?!!
the demand on this game is just incredible

good job sony and level and thank you for bring back the JRPG to gaming
lovegames718  +   1113d ago
Since I've put this game in myyyyy ps3 I have not been able to put it down and i'm 34. It has engulfed me to the point that last night it was 2 a.m. and myyyyy eyes were hurting and I just kept playing because I kept saying "I have to reach the next part"

Very well done game that deserves the praise. Loveable characters, great gameplay and beautiful graphics. Cut scene graphics are the same as gameplay and make transition flawless.

Just a really awesome game and well worth 60 or more.
Toon_Link  +   1112d ago
its too bad for the people with the cancelled orders, but great job to Level 5 for making an exceptional JRPG with Ni No Kuni. i'm 15 hours in so far and having such a great time playing.

^@ lovegames lol i'm the same way atm, me and my wife have been staying up to 2-3am every night since we picked it up tuesday.
#8 (Edited 1112d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

5 Quarterbacks To Build Around In Madden 17

4m ago - The final roster update for Madden 16 is now out which means that we more or less know what to ex... | Madden 17
20°

The Witness, Firewatch, and Coping With Depression

5m ago - IGN: Games about loneliness helped me when I needed to be isolated. | The Witness
Ad

Track the Release Date for PlayStation VR

Now - Sony is yet to reveal the exact release date for PlayStation VR. Start tracking it now using Releases.com | Promoted post
20°

The Division has 40 unlockable perks – here’s everything you need to know

5m ago - Perks. The Division has them and so can you when you play it. Arekkz goes over the 40 unlockable... | Tom Clancy’s The Division
30°

Developer Podcast: Agility in Crackdown 3

5m ago - Attention all Agents: It’s the month of love, and there might not be anything we love more than c... | Xbox One
20°

Mega Spacehole Released for Gear VR

6m ago - VRFocus reports on the news that Mega Spacehole has now launched for the Gear VR virtual reality... | Android