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Ubisoft to bring Square Enix games down under [update]


Ubisoft loves Australia, it seems, as they've worked out a deal with RPG powerhouse Square Enix to bring some of their games to the region. Ubisoft will be bringing two titles to the country in Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker and Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates. Gamers down under can look forward to getting these titles in early 2008.

Any Aussies here glad they won't have to import these games?

Update: According to JeuxFrance, Ubisoft is going to be bringing the games to not only Australia, but also to Europe. So, good news is now made even better.

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ArashiUzumaki1

11-26-2007 @ 6:29PM

ArashiUzumaki said...

yessss!

i was considering importing till i got the update.
brilllllll

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Dr_W@dsy2

11-26-2007 @ 11:31PM

[email protected] said...

meh, i almost always import DS games now, even if they're coming eventually.

I bought Phoenix wright 3 and had it fast-couriered from play-asia, cost me 50 bucks (would have been 40 but for the extra postage, didn't feel like waitng a couple of weeks)

When this FINALLY gets here (probably in the middle of next year) I could have the privilege of spending 70 bucks instead. Not worth it.

Maybe if Aussie shops charged prices in proportion to the rest of the world I'd buy here again, but it's not going to happen.

Best experience yet (for ridiculousness) was when I bought Trauma Centre off the shelf, 2 days after it was released here, in early 2007. It contained advertising for SBK, coming in 2006..... i laughed all the way home that after almost 2 years of 'work' bringing it south, they didn't bother removing the advertising for a game that died over a year ago....

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Bill McCai3

11-27-2007 @ 3:36AM

Bill McCai said...

Someone might shoot me for this, but I've never played a Dragon Quest or Final Fantasy game.


I import a lot of games these days. Firstly because we're left waiting at least two months or so for most games, often much longer. Secondly, because the Aussie dollar is strong at the moment and the US dollar is weak, it's cheaper to import games (even after postage). And thirdly, it's easier to find the exact title you want. So it's makes sense on all counts.

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