Daisuke Sato: “If SEGA localizes, there would be new controls”

Daisuke Sato, director for Yakuza 3 and SEGA’s up and coming Binary Domain, was asked how Yakuza: Of the End compares to Binary Domain and other Western shooters, he said;

“For the western version of Yakuza: Of the End — if that’s going to happen, then we will tweak the controls, to be closer to other western shooting franchises.”

It is best to keep in mind that this is not confirmation if Yakuza of the End will be coming out in Western markets but rather the changes that would be made to the title if it made it here especially as the control for the title is radically different to the establish norms of third person shooters in the West.

[Source: Joystiq]

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3 responses to “Daisuke Sato: “If SEGA localizes, there would be new controls”

  1. ScottishDuck says:

    Seems Sega is at least considering localization. Sounds like good news to me.

  2. Adam Duffield says:

    If you change to appeal to different markets youre bound to fail =/

  3. matty says:

    Is SEGA America/Europe known for making changes like that in their games? Otherwise I’d this as opposite as a hint of localization.

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