Puyo Puyo Tetris won’t have video restrictions in the West

Puyo Puyo Tetris Switch screenshot
SEGA has reached out to us via email concering the story we posted about Puyo Puyo Tetris‘ Japanese video and streaming restrictions. One of the concerns we had was that the western release of the game would be liable to the same sort of regressive rules and SEGA & Atlus’ William Chan had this to say about Puyo Puyo Tetris’ video content rules:

“We highly encourage our American and European fans to stream Puyo Puyo Tetris when it comes out (there are no PS4 share button restrictions). We want them to share their experiences with the world, but we do ask them to please be conscious of revealing Adventure Mode story cutscenes.”

Of course I had to ask for him to be more specific on what he meant about being conscious regarding streaming Adventure Mode, which seemed to be the big thing that SEGA Japan was restricting. William Chan responded:

“Not going to be restricted. Just want people to be aware that there are story spoilers if they stream it.”

I feel like niche titles, like Puyo Puyo Tetris, really benefit from word of mouth and friends recommended the game. While some might argue that streamers could hurt penitential sales, I disagree. I feel that they garner a huge gaming audience due to their personality and them playing obscure titles help those titles succeed with a new audience that might not have known about the game in the first place. What is your take on SEGA Japan vs SEGA West in terms of how they are handling online video content with their products? Let us know in the comments below!



3 responses to “Puyo Puyo Tetris won’t have video restrictions in the West

  1. Socar says:

    Atleast now people will shut up about Nintendo being youtube evil and all now that other companies are starting to do it.

  2. Pico says:

    You could of asked Sega about the price, and if the Western version will have the Japanese voices included.

    Those are truly important things to know.

    • Noel Crane says:

      They already said the price like years ago. US$39,99 for the Nintendo Switch and US$29,99 for the PS4. No dual audio (confirmed by Sam Mullen, SEGA producer, on Twitter, and on Puyo Puyo Tetris Facebook page).

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