SEGA will soon withdraw some of its games from the Apple App Store and Google Play

SEGA will soon withdraw some of its games from the Apple App Store and Google Play
Renowned Japanese game creator SEGA announced today that it will remove some of its older games from various app stores. This decision will affect games distributed through all the major app stores, such as the Apple App Store, Google Play, the Amazon App Store, and the Samsung App Store.

The company has yet to disclose which games will be withdrawn, but the official statement mentions that some of the games that SEGA plans to withdraw might be published in updated form at some point in the future.

In the official blog post that announced the decision, officials said that they've evaluated their list of gaming titles, and that their analysis proves that a number of these titles are now below the company's standards. 

If you've purchased a SEGA game and that game will turn out to be withdrawn, you'll still be able to download and play those titles, although these games might become incompatible with upcoming operating system updates.

Interestingly, SEGA's announcement comes the very same day that another famous Japanese game maker, Nintendo, announced that it will release five smartphone games by March 2017, with a very heavy emphasis on quality over quantity.

source: SEGA via AppleInsider

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6 Comments

1. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Nooooo!!!!!

2. gaming64 unregistered

Don't let Nintendo dominate? Your games are really awesome!!!

3. foster426

Posts: 40; Member since: Apr 07, 2015

Delete the inferior games and release Sonic 3K on iOS/Android.

4. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

lets see what they come with

5. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

I hope that they won't remove some games to introduce them again with a huge IAP (like Crazy Taxi where introduced with a different gameplay and many IAP). I hope they would make that to make the games more compatible to touchscreen, I must download all of their games before deleted

6. Predator1701

Posts: 130; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

What a dumb decision,what is your point SEGA?All your titles are fine quality wise.

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