Originally announced as only getting a digital PlayStation Network release in Europe, Sony Computer Entertainment has come out today and announced that ‘Freedom Wars’ will be getting a retail release outside of Japan. European gamers, now you can have ‘Freedom Wars’ on your shelves next to all the other fantastic PlayStation Vita video game covers. The game will still be hitting Europe digitally for those of you who prefer to keep each and every one of your games on the console but will now also be literally hitting local shelves. This is all thanks to a high amount of public interest.
Fred Dutton, SCEE Blog Manager, announced this particular piece of news by referring to the large amount of people voicing their opinions on the previously digital-only release for the game. Mr. Dutton stated that there are many gamers outside of Japan that would love to see this game physically and, well…Sony Computer Entertainment see’s what the people want and gives it too them. Clearly. Sony has yet to announce a Western release date for ‘Freedom Wars’ but we’re hoping to find that out very soon. We need to prepare for the hard times to come! ‘Freedom Wars’ should have a release sometime this year for the PlayStation Vita.
As many of you are aware, earlier this month we announced that Japan Studio’s forthcoming action RPG Freedom Wars would be a digital-only release when it arrives here in the SCEE region later this year. Since then you’ve let us know here on PlayStation Blog, on forums and on social media that you really wanted to see a full title card release for the game. And we’ve been listening. Duly, today I’m happy to confirm that Freedom Wars will now be made available as a full physical edition as well as a digital release, from day one. – Fred Dutton, SCEE Blog Manager