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"We don't have a budget for this": double fine for locating Psychonauts 2 in more languages

“We don’t have a budget for this”: double fine for locating Psychonauts 2 in more languages

Study Double Fine Productions I declare that she has no budget to add Psychonauts 2 support for more languages.

About this on the Double Fine forum on August 19 saying community manager James spafford, but the message only caught the public’s attention when the game was over.

The comment was made in response to a user’s request to add Simplified and Traditional Chinese translations to Psychonauts 2. Now this topic is the most popular on the Double Fine forum with over 800 votes.

“We would like to add more languages ​​to Psychonauts 2 and we are currently exploring if it will be possible in the future. Scripting this is our biggest game we have ever made, and adding even one language will require a lot of work and a lot of extra budget, which we don’t currently have. , and adding languages ​​that use completely different alphabets and have different logic is an even more difficult job. We may have that opportunity. We really hope for it, but we can’t promise anything and we definitely won’t be able to do it for release. “

Psychonauts 2 received translations in English, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, and French, with many gamers hoping that after coming under Microsoft’s wing, the studio would have the opportunity to, among other things, add more languages ​​to the game. .

In particular, Russian-speaking users remained dissatisfied, as games from Micorosft’s internal studios always come out with at least subtitles. Because of this, Psychonauts 2 was reviewed by Metacritical.

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