Though the west has needed to wait for much longer for every launch within the Sega Ages line on the Nintendo Change, the demand for this retro-inspired collection has been higher than anticipated – with video games comparable to Sonic the Hedgehog, Out Run and Alex Kidd in Miracle World promoting significantly effectively in Europe. Sadly, the collection hasn’t had fairly the identical reception inside Japan.
Throughout a latest interview with Famitsu, Sega Ages senior producer Kagasei Shimomura elaborated on the present scenario domestically, revealing how gross sales of the Sega Ages video games on the Change had been “irritating” and are lower than half of the Sega 3D Classics Assortment on the 3DS.
“Truthfully talking the Japanese gross sales have to be higher, and I take accountability for that. This market is changing into increasingly more area of interest, and whereas every collection being on completely different platforms means there’s little level in straight evaluating them, the truth is that gross sales are lower than half of the 3D Classics Assortment.”
Shimomura additionally mentioned how he wished to take care of good relations with gamers, however warned it may 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 workforce wanted to do a greater job at satisfying its Japanese followers.
“We positively have to work tougher to fulfill our Japanese fan base.”
Are you shocked to listen to areas like Europe are exhibiting extra curiosity within the Sega Ages line than Japan? Have you ever been shopping for these video games your self? Depart your feedback beneath.