Rednal wrote:I think releasing it download only, but with a physical limited edition that had a download code and some goodies, would be an interesting way to go. If it'll sell enough to make that worthwhile, anyway. ^^
Personally I think that seems a bit pointless. If they were going to release a physical product, why not just include a UMD copy of the game? I'd be ok with the options of digital download or LE UMD.
I would have gladly double dipped and bought the US version in that case, I'd even be ok with it being a NIS Store exclusive.
My problem with downloads is that if the PSN ever gets taken offline and my PSP dies, I loose all digital games on it. I don't have this problem with discs, I can just find another PSP second hand somewhere, a console that sold that well will never be impossible to find.
Just like how if my SNES dies, all I have to do is find another one.
The other thing is once a digital game stops being sold, it's effectively gone forever. I can't go and buy Fate/Unlimited Codes from PSN since Capcom took it down due to license expiration. No matter how badly I want this game, it is now impossible to legally aquire it. Thankfully the Japanese PS2 version is easy to find still, thanks to it being a physical disc that is resellable.
Plus having a bunch of icons on my screen just isn't the same as having a shelf full of games.