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Square Enix and Blizzard collaborate to release Diablo 3 Japanese Version

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Square Enix has announced that they will launch a console version of Diablo III in Japan. The Japanese version will be sold on PlayStation 3 platform in 2014 and the price has not been decided. At that time, Square Enix will collaborate with Sony Computer Entertainment to make Japanese text and voice.

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While Square Enix is best known for their RPGs, they also have a second label called Extreme Edges that localizes Western games for Japan. Most of the Extreme Edges games are Activision titles like Call of Duty or Eidos games. Add Diablo III to that list because Square Enix announced they will publish the console version in Japan.

Diablo III is localized and sold on the PC in a number of other Asian markets, but the game has not been available in Japanese. The Extreme Edge division of Square Enix has published other Western games, and will be providing a full localization effort for Diablo III.

This Japanese localization is scheduled to be released only on the PlayStation 3 console. The Xbox 360 console has not sold well in Japan, so it may not be worth it to bring a localized version to that console.

According to the official Diablo III Console FAQ, the console version of Diablo III will eventually be available in South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia.

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Blizzard claimed that the host version of Diablo 3 will not be fully ported to the PC version

In February2013,the vice president of Blizzard Entertainment Mason announced the Diablo 3 host version,this also means that Blizzard continue for many years the PC route may change,then the host version of the Diablo 3 be any different? Will absorb the PC version of the disadvantages of an improvement? Recently, in an interview, one of the Diablo 3 core designers Matthew Burger expressed: We do not want to see fully ported to the PC host of Diablo 3.

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Explained: PC and host operating habits are very different, you did not shy away from the PC, but the host version you can use the joystick around four directions to avoid this host players an operation action, which also help to solve some of the problems of the host PC transplantation; in PC when Players use the mouse to manipulate their characters, where you click on where he will move to, the version of the operating mode of the host will changed to completely handle user habits; They also do a lot of modifications to BOSS war so that the player of host version be able to enjoy the fun of fighting, rather than discomfort.

Recently, Blizzard host version of Diablo 3 team product director John Hight, game designer Josh Mosqueira experience and advanced system designer Jason Bender for the first time through a video interview brought us the relevant details.Click read more for all the game details!