A surge in complaints from European fans about over the delay of regional releases for Pokémon X and Y has given game director Junichi Masuda food for thought as they aim to deliver this title simultaneously worldwide for the first time in the series. Some structural changes with help from both Nintendo and the Pokémon Company have been made to accommodate fans of the franchise, as we get the impression the X and Y global release date was seven years in the making.
According to a report on Digital Spy, Masuda mentions how they would originally have Japanese versions, which would then be localized in English, from there to French, Italian and German and the varied other languages. This has amounted in a localisation structure directly from Japanese to the many languages, and this has helped deal with time lag between releases.
As the have put plenty of effort into the global, simultaneous release, Masuda is hoping their work has paid off, and that fans all around the world will be happier with the global release at the same time. Releasing worldwide on October 12, Pokémon X and Y will be coming out alongside the new Nintendo 2DS launch so we cannot wait to hear the reactions from fans when it does come out as this will give fans the opportunity to play it at the same time of its release with other territories.
In a recent post we discussed how the new Pokémon X and Y gameplay teases fans, and we acknowledge how highly anticipated this game is among the fans, especially those who’ve seen some gameplay footage. We highlight some further gameplay action and the emerging information about the upcoming game like the fact that Mewtwo will have two mega evolutions, and the original Kanto starters will also have mega evolutions.
Prior to this we spoke about how the Pokémon X and Y trailer electrifies fans, and highlighted a trailer courtesy of the official YouTube channel. So are you hyped up for the arrival of Pokémon X and Y? Maybe you are expecting this to be the best game to brace the Nintendo handheld.