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Fat Princess Gains a Finger

Sony gives a new date for its mysteriously delayed download title. Artwork reveals possible reason for the delay.


When PS3's Fat Princess was suddenly delayed from its original November 19 release date, some speculated that the reason was that the game's characters have four fingers, apparently a no-no in some circles here. Sony itself simply stated that the delay was due to development issues.

Today, Sony shared a new date for the game. Fat Princess, known here as Pocchari Princess, will now arrive on December 25, priced at ¥1,500.

Sony's date announcement also came with new artwork for the game:

Compare that to the old artwork:

Looks like Santa brought new appendages for everyone.

[Seen at Hachimaki]

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