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Oh no no no no

Hahaha hahahahahaaHjajajajaja

  1. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    sorry japs.
    we've culturally appropriated sony and now were coming for your game IP's to, hand em over or we'll take the enola gay out of retirement again.

  2. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >Physical
    >Japan only
    I sleep

  3. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >both system releases
    Did it not release on all the same platforms it did in the west?

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      No, Japan didn't get an Xbox physical release

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        Or PC, which is weird for a VN. Switch and PS4 only.

        • 2 months ago
          Anonymous

          >Survive is not available on Steam Japan
          Ok, that's surprising. I really assumed it was since why the fuck would it not? It's digital, there's no logistics or production related reasons to skip it, like it's the case with manufacturing Xbox discs that no one there would purchase.

          • 2 months ago
            Anonymous

            >why the fuck would it not?
            Gabe 30%

            • 2 months ago
              Anonymous

              It's everywhere but Japan, Tim. Stop talking out of your ass.

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                Because Japan doesn't obsessed with Steam, they do not have people who are NO STEAM NO BUY out there. What is so hard to understand here exactly? So yes, there is no reason for Japanese developer to put games on Japanese Steam.
                >Tim
                Rent free.

  4. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    A VN like this is certainly not what you need to do to win the western market, though

  5. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    You guys were saying it sold like 20 million steam or some shit. Did everyone refund it after 1 hour?

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      >Did everyone refund it after 1 hour?
      Wouldn't surprise me if a bunch of people bought it expecting Pokemon and refunded it when they realised it was a VN

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        Wait, it's a VN? What the fuck is the "Survive" part of it and why is it in a Survival Game Steam sale?

        • 2 months ago
          Anonymous

          You have to survive the 2 hours of menu slogging in between every actual battle in the game without succumbing to the suicidal urges.

  6. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Do they really expect Western sales to be better than Japan for a VN? That's some heavy cope.

  7. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >jajajajaj
    get back to your favela, pedro
    also, reminder that With the Will is run by the sentient flab of lard in picrel who participates in wokeshit witch hunts and constantly seethes about everything that isn't the 97th re-release of Digimon Adventure

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      >me at the back

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        u cute

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      holy fuck

  8. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Japan is a disaster for physical releases idk what to tell you. They basically all flock to the same shit and everything else completely dies from no sales. I appreciate the desire for physical media there but when it starts to decide the fate of franchises and anime/manga I want to strangle them.

  9. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Digimon... SURVIVE these low sales!!!

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous
      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        the 00s anime style is just fucking kino, its simple but you can see the expression through movement

        • 2 months ago
          Anonymous

          That's the first movie, though. High budget and such. The actual Adventure anime was funded with pocket change and is full of QUALITY.

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        this movie was so kino, shame the fucking amerimutts ruined the localization and now no one wants anything to do with the franchise.

  10. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    tbh releasing this game alongside XC2 was suicide from the beginning

  11. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    36k? i wish the games i liked even sold that much.

  12. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Hmm...they need...cuter girls? Cuter monsters?

    What do they need???

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      they need Yasuda back to design the character

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        We can just palette swap a couple girls from Devil Survivor and save a lot of money.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      Good commercials and advertising in general.

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        But would those commercials and ads actually generate enough sales for a niche franchise game in a niche genre to even pay for themselves, let alone actually generate a worthwhile profit?

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      >Cuter monsters?
      It's got Agumon, Guilmon, Lopmon and Labramon as far as cute monsters go. It's even got Renamon to bait coomers.
      It's probably not about the monsters.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      >Cuter monsters?
      It's got Agumon, Guilmon, Lopmon and Labramon as far as cute monsters go. It's even got Renamon to bait coomers.
      It's probably not about the monsters.

      Digimon needs to appeal pedos like Pokemon.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      I just want a new version of digimon dawn/dusk really.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      They don't need anything. Survive just had its potential ruined by a rough development. A sequel to Survive can easily be an amazing game. The combat just needs more depth and the routes need more attention to detail and flags to trigger unique scenarios. So basically just plagiarize Devil Survivor more.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      The designs in Digimon just aren't great, except for a few. The vast majority of Digimon are pretty crap and most normal people aren't going to coom to coomermon, even if they're literally humans, because that's not how people roll. It needs good monster designs, which it doesn't have.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      >What do they need???
      Actual gameplay.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      >What do they need???
      Good gameplay.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      idk, what about a proper gameplay in a video game?

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      They need to stop focusing on the story. Cyber Slut is a horrible, atrocious slog. Even Digimon World Last Order was partially bad because of it.
      I want to train digimons to battle other digimons. I don't give a shit about your shitty characters or your shitty storylines.

  13. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    The game was in development hell for that long then just pushed out the door i doubt it will make much back.

  14. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    what do yo do in this game anyway

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      Slowly solve a mystery after getting isekai'd while fighting random digimon on the way with your bro every now and then.

  15. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    It's a Bamco published game, they bank on international sales and digital especially with Steam PC releases to make the majority of the sales for these multiplatform games. Doomposting about other Japanese might still be justified to some degree but Bamco has proven at least 4-5 times with at least 1-2 arguable that is AAA quality that they can sell great with horrible Japanese physical sales.

  16. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Chinks only care about the switch and mobile gacha, when will they learn

  17. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >VN shit
    >No romance involved
    >Can't figure out why the game is flopped in Japan

  18. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Not surprised. Japan is a gacha obsessed shithole.

  19. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >Still sold out in burger amazon and taco amazon
    did they make very few physical copies or are you trying to bullshit me?

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      I think they made enough copies to cover pre-orders and not many more. In particular, the Switch version is out of stock more often, which suggests it very much since carts are more expensive to manufacture than disks. I don't know if this is your first experience with it, but anime games are the one thing you want to go ahead and pre-order because that's how a lot of them are, "pre-order or you don't get a copy".

  20. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Why north america in particular?

  21. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Pokechads won

  22. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Why is Lopmon such a terrible son?

  23. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >it took them 4 years to develop this turd

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      That's a long ass time to make a PowerPoint.

  24. 2 months ago
    Anonymous
    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      not a nintendo game

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      The switch physical version of this game is so rare people are reselling it for almost $100. I don't think physical sales are going to be a good way to tell how well this game is selling

      Looks like Bandai barely shipped any units

  25. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Maybe make an actual game next time instead of a vn

  26. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Oh no no no no

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  27. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    the games actually really good if you like vns, hopefully word of mouth helps it.

  28. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    VNs aren't games.

  29. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >make a digimon game
    >HEY LETS MAKE IT A BORING ASS VN THAT WILL DRAW IN A CROWD.
    > text text text, 2 hours in and still not even in a fight
    >sells like shit in japan
    >sells like shit in outside japan

    dont make VNs anymore please.

  30. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    i hate pokemon fags so much is unreal

  31. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Just because it didn't sell well in Japan doesn't mean it was made for NA.
    It doesn't even have a fucking dub.

  32. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    I don't know why this surprises anyone. Digimon is literally only good for two things: porn and EVOLVING BADASS MONSTERS TO KICK THE SHIT OUT OF OTHER BADASS MONSTERS. Who the fuck wants to play a Digimon VN?

  33. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    I still find it funny how a lot of people in the amazon and steam reviews complain about it being a VN when it was always advertized as such.
    Like do you people even read the box before buying shit?

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      It was advertized as a story heavy TRPG, not an actual VN with barebones gameplay that makes up 10% of the "play"time.
      And you can't even refute this, because clearly everyone fucking else also thought this.

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        >you cant refute this
        anon...
        https://twitter.com/digimon_games/status/1542855735951998976?cxt=HHwWgIC-kcLHqekqAAAA
        >visual novel story telling

        • 2 months ago
          Anonymous

          "Visual novel storytelling elements" means something like Persona, not a VN with 5 minutes of gameplay
          Even the fucking trailer you posted spends 2/3s of its runtime looking at combat
          It's fucking DIGIMON. Who the fuck wanted a Digimon VN?

          • 2 months ago
            Anonymous

            >"Visual novel storytelling elements" means something like Persona
            No, visual novel storytelling means visual novel storytelling.
            You assuming incorrect shit is not their problem.

            • 2 months ago
              Anonymous

              You're actually braindead. Yes, it means visual novel *storytelling*. That does not mean the game, itself, is a visual novel
              Again, look at the trailer you posted. Does that look like a VN or an SRPG to you?

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                The fact that it has combat, as little as it is, means it's not a visual novel. It just has visual novel storytelling.

          • 2 months ago
            Anonymous

            >"Visual novel storytelling elements" means something like Persona
            And who gets to define the phrase to mean what you are saying? It's a marketing term that is technically correct. Just because the balance of gameplay to visual novel doesn't meet your expectation for the term doesn't mean it's false advertising.

            • 2 months ago
              Anonymous

              >And who gets to define the phrase to mean what you are saying?
              The audience, who are clearly dissatisfied with the fact that the game was peddled to them as an RPG with VN elements is in fact, a VN with RPG elements.

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                >The audience
                Oh you the same kind of retard that insists Smash is a super competitive fighting game even when the Director says he made it for the sole purpose of being a fun casual party game.
                Noted.

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                >The audience, who are clearly dissatisfied
                Aka you and others like you who aren't even prominent enough to have the opinion be anything but positive. Got it.

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                Because the dissatisfied audience didn't buy the game, anon.

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                We'll see when Bamco releases Q3 financials.

  34. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Why did Japanese stop buying video games

  35. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >game series about raising and/or collecting cool monsters
    >make it a boring as fuck VN
    What the FUCK were they thinking?!?!?!

  36. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Think they should set it in the past or the future, not modern times. If it's janky early internet kino with big square computers and everything fucking up or if it's people are hooked into Cyberhell. Cannot stand when someone whips out their smartphone, don't ask me why

  37. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Honestly I don't get what the Japanese are doing with Pokémon and Digimon
    >early games were simple monster raising/capturing games with simple stories that didn't hinder game play
    >new games are almost exclusivement store focused, story is bad and monster mechanics take a backseat

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      You might be suprised by this, but the "I don't story, only game" crowd has always been the minority, at least in japan.
      Japs just cater to their market. Survive flopping has more to do with it being digimon than it being a VN.

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        No, it does not. The most successful games in japan are gameplay centric
        what the fuck are you talking about?

        • 2 months ago
          Anonymous

          >the best selling franchise in japan other than Mario is Dragon Quest
          >gameplay centric

          • 2 months ago
            Anonymous

            Mario Pokemon Monster Hunter Animal crossing
            These are games where you do gameplay, no story at all
            And also the most successful franchises right now in Japan
            Digimon focusing on the story is a terrible idea taken by out of touch executives

  38. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Japanese are way too greedy to invest in a proper videogame they always want to make profit with the bare minimum

  39. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    >translation
    >shitty games have a focus on North American

  40. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    Japanese just can't handle the kino of the Digimon series. Would rather support a decade long rehash with very little innovation with Pokemon.

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