What’s Going On With Samurai Warriors 3′s DLC In North America?


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



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



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 wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". 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.