Sony Has Said Rise of the Ronin ‘Was Never’ Coming to South Korea

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Controversial Comments Lead to Sony’s Decision to Not Launch Rise of the Ronin in South Korea

Recently, allegations arose that Sony had prevented the launch of Team Ninja’s Rise of the Ronin in South Korea due to sensitive political comments made by the game’s director. The controversial remarks reportedly led Sony to pull all pre-orders of the game in the country.

Sony Clarifies: Rise of the Ronin Not Releasing in South Korea

However, Sony has now set the record straight by stating that Rise of the Ronin was never officially announced for release in South Korea. The game will not be sold or published there, in any form, physical or digital.

Confusing Circumstances: Game Listed on Korean Ratings Board and Revealed at PlayStation Event

Despite this, there have been indications that a version of the game with Korean language support was being prepared. Rise of the Ronin was also shown during the 2022 PlayStation event, further fueling speculation about a Korean release.

Sony’s Statement: No Release in South Korea

A Sony spokesperson reportedly stated, “We can confirm that Rise of the Ronin will not be sold or published in South Korea in any form.” The reasons behind this decision remain unclear.

Release Date and Further Insider Gaming Coverage

Rise of the Ronin is set to launch exclusively on PlayStation 5 on March 22, bringing open-world, sword-swinging action to players worldwide. For more gaming news and updates, check out the latest from Insider Gaming.

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