Release delays

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#1 Posted by Elerigo (116 posts) -

Why is it that us en Europe have to wait till  June 11 to get the game while american get it May 23.  
Anyone know why? i know we usaly get them a few days later like american have them Thursday while Europe have them Friday; but two weeks, come on the game is done just get it out over here

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#2 Posted by Rhaknar (6299 posts) -

because nintendo games, unlike ps3 and 360 in most cases, come out weeks, not days later. Always been that way, and yes, it sucks

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#3 Posted by Willy105 (4915 posts) -

Nintendo of Europe is weird like that. Heck, Nintendo of America is like that too. Even tough a game is finished, they might not release it until the following year, like Brawl or Sin and Punishment 2.

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#4 Posted by s10129107 (1448 posts) -

i assume that because europe has many countries that publishers have to deal with many more legalities - clear everything with their ratings boards and so on.  thats my guess

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