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Why isn't there a (Soft-Launch Thread)

07-13-2015, 01:17 PM
#1
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Why isn't there a (Soft-Launch Thread)

Sorry if this has been covered;

But wouldn't it be easier for publishers, thread makers etc, etc, to post into a thread or topic etc? so it's easier for people to find a new game/app released in their country?
07-13-2015, 06:46 PM
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I'm not sure what you mean.

The way soft-launches are handled currently is the same way as normal releases - a thread is posted in the iPhone and iPad Games forum with the title reflecting its soft-launch status by mentioning the country.



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07-13-2015, 07:15 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Aezio26 View Post
Sorry if this has been covered;

But wouldn't it be easier for publishers, thread makers etc, etc, to post into a thread or topic etc? so it's easier for people to find a new game/app released in their country?
Isn't this already happening in the Upcoming Games forum? And sometimes even the main games forum?

http://forums.toucharcade.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13
07-14-2015, 01:44 AM
#4
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Sorry was just thinking it would better to have them all in one place rather the scour though pages.

But either way haha :-)
07-14-2015, 02:58 AM
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Well, the Upcoming Releases threads of the past had a section for Soft-Launch titles too, but back then they also had Upcoming Releases too. It's just a matter of whoever used to do it not doing it anymore.

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07-14-2015, 03:16 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Aezio26 View Post
Sorry was just thinking it would better to have them all in one place rather the scour though pages.
But if all softlaunches were in one thread, then you'd have to search through page after page in that thread. Not to mention the thread would become a confused mess as various game announcements and discussion started overlapping.
07-14-2015, 03:26 AM
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Originally Posted by PikPok View Post
But if all softlaunches were in one thread, then you'd have to search through page after page in that thread. Not to mention the thread would become a confused mess as various game announcements and discussion started overlapping.
Well, that wasn't a problem in the past. Here's a pic for reference:


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