Here’s the box art for the Japanese version of Samurai Warriors 3, published by Koei in Japan:

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And here’s the North American version, published by Nintendo:

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Notice the difference? The Nintendo Wi-Fi logo on the Japanese cover is red, referring to the game’s paid downloadable content, while it’s blue on the North American cover.

 

What does this mean? Either:

 

1. We aren’t getting the downloadable scenarios at all.

2. We’ll be getting them free of cost.

3. They’re included on the disc itself.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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