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Super Robot Wars T sees the biggest overseas success of the entire franchise

Big sales in Asia specifically

Super Robot Wars T has been been very well received by fans. The dev team behind the game detailed some sales info in their latest podcast, which we've broken down below.

- Super Robot Wars T’s Asian versions are selling more than the Japanese version
- Taiwan, Hong Kong, and South Korea are where the game is selling the most in Asia
- Super Robot Wars T is the biggest overseas success in the franchise’s history

Bandai Namco shares the cover for the Super Robot Taisen T Perfect Bible

Perfection

Bandai Namco and Famitsu have released the Super Robot Taisen T Perfect Bible, which is a guide book for Super Robot Wars T. The book includes a full guide for the main story, as well as maps, character charts, and more. There's even some secret content tucked in there!

Denjin☆Gacha segment - Super Robot Taisen T gameplay

Super Robot Wars is a simulation RPG with various robots crossing-over from different works to fight against common enemies. More than 90 titles have been released to date, and 2016 was the 25th anniversary. In the upcoming Super Robot Wars T, the game system and graphics have been improved. First-timers to the Super Robot Wars series will also enjoy the novel world view and standalone story.

Famitsu print ad - Super Robot Wars T

Heavy metal

Super Robot Wars T saw a very solid debut in Japan for its first day on the market. It looks like all the marketing efforts have paid off, including print ads like these. I'm guessing the game did well in Southeast Asia as well, considering how many people were eager to import that version due to its English support!

Super Robot Wars T Perfect Bible guide book seeing release in Japan

The mech-user's manual

Famitsu has announced that they'll be publishing a guide book for Super Robot Wars T in Japan. The book is called Super Robot Wars T Perfect Bible, and includes the following.

- 512 pages

- details the game’s system, units, and strategies

- download code to redeem the following DLC in Super Robot Wars T:

Present Scenario “Dream Bonus T”

Strength Part “Bionic Armor” (HP+ 1500, Armor +300, Restore up to 10% of HP and EN during your team’s turn)

Capital 50,000

TacP500

Skill Program “Kakutou Up”

Skill Program “Firing Up”

Super Robot Wars T Perfect Bible is scheduled to launch on April 20th, 2019 in Japan.

Super Robot Wars T Anime Sound Premium Edition download codes do not work with Southeast Asian copies

Ya heard?

This one isn't really a surprise, but it's worth pointing out. The Super Robot Wars T Anime Sound Premium Edition is only available in Japan, and it includes some download codes for music. Those codes will only work with the Japanese version of the game, meaning they do nothing in Super Robot Wars T copies sold in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. There's simply no way to access that Sound Premium Edition content in any other region at this time.

Japan - Day-1 sales data for Super Robot Wars T, Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!, Atelier Lulua, and Dead or Alive Extreme 3: Scarlet

4 debuts, 4 solid starts

Super Robot Wars T

- 60%
- solid debut, but slightly behind the previous entry

Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!

- 70%
- solid debut
- selling more than retailers expected

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

- 60%
- solid debut
- selling better than the previous entry

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet

- 50%
- a bit on the low side, but nothing too worrying

Super Robot Wars T's English localization team revealed

A quality localization to be sure

Back in the day, a number of Super Robot Wars games were localized by Atlus USA. That's when Atlus felt like going through the insane hassle of getting approval for all the content included in those games. Nowadays we don't see Atlus involved with the franchise anymore, and there aren't any official stateside releases. That said, the games still get English translations. Super Robot Wars T's Asian release included an English localization, but who on earth tackled it?

Turns out some of the team from Super Robot Wars X's localization have returned to handle T. Christina Rose and Jason Moses returned to handle English work once again, and they were joined by newcomer @gtcaphi. Those who were worried the English localization might not be up to snuff can now rest easy knowing a pair of veterans and a new team member have done a bang-up job.

Bandai Namco to rectify Super Robot Wars T Day-1 DLC troubles for those who purchase the Southeast Asian copy

Mission success!

Things were touch-and-go with this discussion over the last few days, but we're very happy to give you a final update on the matter. While it looked like those who purchased the Southeast Asian version of Super Robot Wars T were going to miss out on the Day-1 content, Bandai Namco has confirmed that's not the case. They'll be providing a version update that'll include all the content found in the Day-1 update. Check out full details below.

For fans who purchase the English version of Super Robot Wars T for the Nintendo Switch in Southeast Asia, you will be able to receive the Day-1 digital bonus via a patch on launch day (Patch Version 1.0.2). The contents of the Day-1 Digital Bonus are as follows:

[Bonus 1] Special Scenario ‘Chapter 0: Proposal No. T1023’
[Bonus 2] Present Scenario ‘Special Starter Pack’
[Bonus 3] Special original mech Gespenst from early game
How to Redeem
From 20 March, 2019, connect your Nintendo Switch to the Internet, and enable the software automatic update function to run. After installing Patch Version 1.0.2, you will be able to receive the Day-1 Digital Bonus in-game automatically.

For the PlayStation 4 users, Day-1 Digital Bonus is already included in the physical package version released on Day-1 and the digital version copy of the game. Please download the Digital Bonus using the redemption code provided inside the physical package. Access the PlayStation Store on your PlayStation 4 console to redeem it from 20 March, 2019 onwards.

Those living in Southeast Asia will not get the Day-1 download code for Super Robot Wars T

Super Disappointment

The news for Super Robot Wars T's Day-1 download code in Southeast Asia just keeps getting worse. Bandai Namco has officially confirmed that the code is not going to release in the region, meaning as of right now, there's no way to get that Day-1 content. Bandai Namco says that they are not distributing the code/content because there is “no official Nintendo eShop” in the region. This reason doesn't make much sense, as other companies have found/implemented workarounds for this situation.