EVE Online to Launch in Japan this Fall

Today Nexon announced an agreement with CCP for the official distribution of EVE Online in Japan. The game will be fully localized in Japanese and the service is scheduled to open this fall.

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bwazy4726d ago (Edited 4726d ago )

A little late?

None the less its gonna sell like hotcakes.

Update: WTF is a hotcake?

Kamikaze1354726d ago (Edited 4726d ago )

It's another word for pancake and it must sell VERY well somewhere.

JoelT4726d ago

I mean seriously who DOESN'T like pancakes? I want to meet that person!

On Topic: Not sure how MMO's do in a county that is so hell bent on playing their own products. (Monster Hunter and JRPGS)

Ddouble4726d ago

I won't say it's too late. Square said that MMO's in japan are growing fast which is why they wanted some for steady income.

I think this is a good idea but i just can't tell if they'll like it or not.

firemassacre4726d ago (Edited 4726d ago )

eve online is great

ChrisW4726d ago

Those who speak English in Japan could play it from day one. I guess this is just a better way of saying it's been translated.

VMAN_014726d ago

I can actually see this game selling quite well in Japan.


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BlackDoomAx30d ago

Too bad for the best fps there is atm...

Sgt_Slaughter30d ago

The market for games like this is too over saturated to make a dent in other established games' player counts. Trying to start all over with a whole new multiplayer meta and grinding to get better is not feasible when there's already a ton of similar games that have come out before it.