View Full Version : release date farce

07-22-2003, 12:14 PM
right a coupla points should cover it; 1. why are we not told when the game is being released in eu? 2. why is the release date different to the US? 3. I wanna play it mammy!

i dont care about you pc people, im only bothered about xbox and why we are not offically told and tht there is no uk site.

:confused: +:mad:

07-22-2003, 05:00 PM
1. Because they don't know yet.

2. They have to convert it for PAL coding which they use in the UK, from the NTSC coding that they use in North America.

3. You have good reason to.

Com Raven
07-22-2003, 07:16 PM
Well, what do you need a uk site for?
You speak english as well, dontcha?

And I would bet that you will find a minisite at EAs uk division :)

07-22-2003, 07:19 PM
well ill just shut up shall i? you and ur quick answers i bet u feel ded smug, of course i knew why but it would be nice if lucasarts actually told us european 'untermenshen' something or even better still if it isnt too much trouble actually make a uk website, eh gad wot an idea im suprised i havent been burnt at the stake just for mentioning such a ghastly thing

07-22-2003, 07:20 PM
1) September 12 for both XBOX and PC version (ESTIMATE)

2) LEC distributes it differently for the same reason most games are released at different times across the world

3) Can't you order from an American store? I feel shipping and handling, if 15 or lower, is well worth it :) I spent 264 dollars on KotOR so far and still am not regretting it. (200 for XBOX, 50 for game, 12 for guide)

07-22-2003, 07:27 PM
erm the last time i checkd mate EA have nothing to do with star wars knights of the old republic for the xbox, so butt out and we do need a uk site because as the canada bloke pointed out PAL and NTSC are wait for it................DIFFERENT and the games usually are, with things like; the differing release dates, distributors that type of stuff . So maybe a seperate site is justified?

07-22-2003, 07:31 PM
u yankee-doodles jus dont listen to us or even ur neighbours PAL is different to NTSC and i aint voiding me warranty and payin big money 4 sumat tht will probably be out, bug free by sept.

Com Raven
07-22-2003, 07:41 PM
Okay dude, listen up:

I am from europe myself, so spare me your "untermenschen"-****.
Also EA is distributing a lot of LucasArts games in several european countrys, so get your facts straight before you insult other people.

And there is still no need for a uk site, and no need for a german, french or whatever site. The game is pal here, but there is ZERO difference in its contents that would justify a seperate site.

Also, three things: Try using helpful little things ".,!?".
Don't insult other members of the board.
Don't do double-posts.

I never gave somebody a temporary ban, and I want to keep it that way.

07-22-2003, 08:15 PM
blah blah blah, thats all i hear. You've got all the answers but you cant give me the right one. oh and u aint my teacher so dont give me grammar lessons u specky unt

07-22-2003, 08:24 PM
and if you'd noticed i avent double posted or insulted ppl, well except for you, coz just coz ur a mod u fink it gives u carte blanc, it makes me sick

Com Raven
07-22-2003, 08:49 PM
In fact you have double-posted twice in this very thread. And no, I am not your teacher, but I thought if a guy whose native language is not english [like myself] is able to make readable posts, then a native english-speaker should be as well.

And I don't have a "carte blanq" because I am a mod. I adhere to the rules I enforce myself. For example you won't find a post where I insulted anyone, though I sometimes sure wish to do.

And your answers, well:

The date is different because all pal versions are released on the same day, to prevent imports. And unlike the uk version, other pal ports have to be localized.

The dates that are most likely to be correct are 8/29/2003 [from EA] or 9/19/2003.

07-22-2003, 08:59 PM
September 12 for XBOX and PC? That'd be nice...Sept. 19? Not nice. 5 days after my birthday.

This is almost quite funny, the 9 post UK person brutally attacking everyone who posts in his thread, including the moderator... I wonder what he'll call me?

07-22-2003, 09:56 PM
we will just have to sit tight and wait, in the mean time we can..............

ahh I dont know but we will think of something.

:eek: i only replyed to this since its the only post without a [Spolier] tag on it :) .

07-23-2003, 01:47 AM
lol yankee doodles :D

07-23-2003, 01:15 PM
well it is out because you can rent it in video stores

07-23-2003, 01:24 PM
tyson84, you were given your answer. Hostility won't change the facts. EA is distributing the game outside of the US.
I'm not going to tell you to relax because I don't care if you do.

I assume you never wanted an answer to your question. Since you got one and wouldn't accept it.

So just let it go. It's over.

Com Raven
07-23-2003, 03:08 PM
Originally posted by Darth_Kyle
well it is out because you can rent it in video stores

Yeah, but just in the North American Territory :)

07-24-2003, 05:41 PM
well i got in touch wid EA and they told me,

'I beleive LucasArts will be distributing the European version of Star Wars KOTOR. It will be best to check their website for a release date - http://www.lucasarts.com' Graham H EA Support Centre


Com Raven
07-24-2003, 07:19 PM

Well I know that EA distributes them in germany and some other countries. Obviously not in all european countries :(

Your other try for a distributor in the uk would be Activision I guess, they have a good relationship with LEC since Jedi Knight II :)

How about you search for the game on some british webshops, they usually list the local distributor.

08-04-2003, 06:10 PM
oh dear hannibal has stuck his awe in and he was oh so wrong,
whaa ha ha ha!!!


08-04-2003, 06:25 PM
Originally posted by tyson84
oh dear hannibal has stuck his awe in and he was oh so wrong,
whaa ha ha ha!!!


edit- :lol: Nevermind.

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