Touching Mini-Game Removed From Fire Emblem Fates For The West

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Share this page

We are proudly a Play-Asia Partner

SUPPORT OPRAINFALL BY TURNING OFF ADBLOCK

Ads support the website by covering server and domain costs. We're just a group of gamers here, like you, doing what we love to do: playing video games and bringing y'all niche goodness. So, if you like what we do and want to help us out, make an exception by turning off AdBlock for our website. In return, we promise to keep intrusive ads, such as pop-ups, off oprainfall. Thanks, everyone!

By


fire emblem soliel

Fire Emblem Fates had a mini-game in it’s Japanese release that gave players the ability to touch, poke, and stroke characters in the lower 3DS’ screen.

It’s been discovered that Nintendo has made the choice to remove the feature from the Western release of the game. Kotaku has reached out to the company to confirm the removal of the feature. Nintendo gave them this response:

Yes, that is the case. You might have heard somewhat misinterpreted or exaggerated information about the Japanese original game, but even in the Japanese original version, we have not included any features which are considered inappropriate in Japan.

The representative is stating that this scene is considered “appropriate” for Japan, but not for the West.

This is in addition to the another scene that has received some Western changes.

Fire Emblem Fates will release on February 19 on the 3DS.

SOURCE