Though the west has needed to wait for much longer for every launch within the Sega Ages line on the Nintendo Swap, the demand for this retro-inspired collection has been higher than anticipated – with video games corresponding to Sonic the Hedgehog, Out Run and Alex Kidd in Miracle World promoting significantly properly in Europe. Sadly, the collection hasn’t had fairly the identical reception inside Japan.
Throughout a current interview with Famitsu, Sega Ages senior producer Kagasei Shimomura elaborated on the present scenario regionally, revealing how gross sales of the Sega Ages video games on the Swap had been “irritating” and are lower than half of the Sega 3D Classics Assortment on the 3DS.
“Actually talking the Japanese gross sales must be higher, and I take duty for that. This market is changing into an increasing number of area of interest, and whereas every collection being on completely different platforms means there may be little level in immediately evaluating them, the fact is that gross sales are lower than half of the 3D Classics Assortment.”
Shimomura additionally mentioned how he needed to take care of good relations with gamers, however warned it might take a while to make the second section of titles on this line a actuality. Supervisor Yosuke Okunari added his personal ideas, stating how the crew wanted to do a greater job at satisfying its Japanese followers.
“We undoubtedly must work tougher to fulfill our Japanese fan base.”
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