Project X Zone’s Two Tokyo Game Show Demos Land On Nintendo eShop In Japan

By Spencer . December 21, 2012 . 1:00pm

Namco Bandai is giving Project X Zone another push by releasing two demos from Tokyo Game Show demo as eShop downloads in Japan.


Project X Zone ver. A has characters from Valkyria Chronicles 3, Sakura Wars, Space Channel 5, Street Fighter, .hack, and God Eater set in the Grand Imperial Theater from Sakura Wars.


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Project X Zone ver. B has characters from Resident Evil Revelations, Devil May Cry, Darkstalkers, Mega Man X, Tales of Vesperia, and Tekken set in a Ghosts’n Goblins map.


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Each demo has a seven play limit. Project X Zone was released on October 11 in Japan.

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  • SprintsMcGee

    If only Bamco would localize this =/

    • Considering that it supposedly hasn’t done that well in its native country, I’m highly doubting that this happens. Importing is about as good as it gets here.

      • Romored

        The sales were decent, the real problem are the licenses.

        • ThomasTruong

          I’ve heard both claims, that the sales were “good” and that they were “not up to NBGI’s standards.”

          Can anyone share hard numbers (not estimates or amounts “shipped”) to support either side?

        • I heard differently.

          From this site, even.

      • NTaiyokun

        Even that won’t work. Unless you’re willing to shell out $200 for an imported Japanese 3DS.

        • Given the material on this site, I’m pretty sure your chances are better with the viewership here than your average Joe.

  • ivanchu77

    Why can´t we get this game localized in the west? It´s not like they have to pay for licenses like some anime games or something

    • There are still licensing issues. For example, Bruno showed up in the west in die hard arcade instead of dynamite cop so they will need permission from fox to have him in. NIS hold the license for Sakura wars 5 too. And there are the older titles too. And it takes just 1 company to not play ball and then everything falls apart.

      • Eh, NIS is more flexibl, they would allow it. However, anything in the hands of FOX is a problem. All the other titles shouldn’t be hard to work with, though.

  • Stuff like this makes me wish that the eshop got content from all regions to show some have interest based on download numbers.

    • I think download numbers plus customer feedback from the demo would better gauge people’s impression of games.

  • So glad I own this game. Great fun, even if the plot is completely lost on me.

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  • Zonic505

    “7 play limit”

    Okay, I thought it was weird when there was those 30 play limits, which I didn’t mind since it was pretty high & I barely play any demo over 10 times, but why such a random & low number?

  • Spirit Macardi

    Seems a tad late to bring out the demos. They’ve already declared the game to be a flop, and I can’t see this improving the demand for a game that’s a month old.

  • Göran Isacson

    A bit late in the game, buut if it actually leads to increased sales in some regards, I wish them the best. I am just so ridiculously attached to silly cross-over games even if I haven’t even played it ;_;

  • Haseyo

    I’m shocked people in Japan need a demo to see how epic this game is. Glad I’m getting my copy next week :D

  • iirc doesnt Cross edge feature characters from five diffrent companies? If that game got a localization then PxZ still has a chance. Plus Even Filthierich is suprised by the amount of interest in the game, so maybe him along with Harada might continue pushing for it.

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