Rocksmith Heads to Japan

Rocksmith Heads to Japan

No news on a European release though

Written by Rebecca Smith (punkyliar) on 02 March 12 at 01:53

Ubisoft Japan has today confirmed that Rocksmith will be heading over to Japan. This is the first time that the game has been confirmed for release outside of North America. As a game that allows players to plug in a guitar that they already own, players have been clamouring for the game to make the jump across the water to a region near them.

Unfortunately there is still no news on the hopes of the game receiving a European release. Until the lawsuit regarding the use of the name "Rocksmith" is resolved, there is little chance of the game being released in this region.

The release date for Japan is "still pending", but we'll let you know more when it is announced.
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ok ok i've got one....... whats the difference between jam and marmalade?
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Any exclusive Japanese bands?
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I hope this will make it to Europe. Come on, just release it over here please.
Just my opinion.
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This game is a lot of fun, highly instructive and highly recommended by me!
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i want it to come out in Europe so i can import a copy here to Australia.
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Good for Japan! I agree with KirkSadler, it's a lot of fun!
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I thought they had this already. Congratz
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I ordered this last week through eBay. Cost me a lot of money, but it's worth the while.
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I'm getting fed up waiting. Can't Ubisoft just tweak the name instead of losing money? =[
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OniKawazu said:I'm getting fed up waiting. Can't Ubisoft just tweak the name instead of losing money? =[This. I am no expert in international copyright law, or computer programming, but surely they could just call it Rocksmithing or something?

My smithing skill is 100, so that would be ideal...
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Posted on 02 March 12 at 10:39
Make it posh and call it Rocksmithe and let us have it!
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Teh Paralyzer said:Any exclusive Japanese bands?Deluhi, Matenrou Opera, Nami Tamaki, On/Off, See-Saw... Just a few I could name that I'd love to see on there smile
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AdamskiDotCom said:OniKawazu said:I'm getting fed up waiting. Can't Ubisoft just tweak the name instead of losing money? =[This. I am no expert in international copyright law, or computer programming, but surely they could just call it Rocksmithing or something?

My smithing skill is 100, so that would be ideal...
Same here lol. I think they should call it GuitarBand or Rock Hero, can't see any problems with either of those =]
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Posted on 02 March 12 at 12:44
They could go all middle ages on our ass and rename it 'Ye olde Rock smithy'

Rocksmith isn't even that good a name tbh but I guess they want to build a brand out of it so it makes sense to stick to their guns I suppose. Though it is taking WAYYYYY too long to sort out
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rocksmith 2 will be released in america before we in europe even see the first one. its taking as long as the professor layton games took.
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LOL LOL LOL.
I reckon we should just boycott it when it releases in Europe. That'll show them.
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Hmmmmmm the more I wait the more I lose interest.........c'mon ubisoft just call it summat else we need this in the UK
whoops!
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the longer the delay in coming to the UK the less interested i get.
would love to play this
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Please let this mean JRock, and JMetal. Heck even JPop if the guitar is fun enough. RB was never brought to Japan so we never got any good Japanese music, not including the amazing free X-Japan song...