When Capcom were grilled by Game Informer about their upcoming games and more, GI snuck in a question about the recent typos on boxart including Asura’s Wrath but more specifically Resident Evil… *ahem* Revelaitons. Game Informer asked:
So Capcom has had some spelling errors pop up recently. Of course everyone remembers the Resident Evil: Revelations typo. Then there was an error on the Asura’s Wrath promotional box. Capcom also misspelled the name of the company in the Steel Battalion trailer. What’s going on here? How does this keep happening?
In a good move, Capcom’s SVP of planning and business development Christian Svensson admitted the mistake was embarassing and jokingly stated that the misspelled sleeves were now Collector’s Edition.
For Resident Evil: Revelations, I can’t even tell you how many people looked at that package and approved it. Nintendo of America, Nintendo Japan, ESRB, I don’t know how many people internally, and our guys in Japan. I can’t come up with an excuse for it. It just happened. We’re not happy about it.
There are new processes that were put in place that involve people outside the company. We’ve redefined who has final say over packaging. I’m cautiously optimistic we won’t be seeing this happen again. It’s embarrassing. I can’t really sugarcoat it.
There are only about 90,000 units that have the misprint. If you’ve got it and it’s shrink-wrapped, that’s a new special edition, that’s our new strategy. [laughs]
Did you snap up a copy of the game with an incorrect sleeve? Can I have it?
Source: Game Informer