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Okay, so today Rock Band 2 is out, and last Sunday Spore was released. This has me wondering what is the logic of a Sunday release? If it was to give players the chance to buy and play a new game over the weekend, it would make more sense to release on Saturday. And the main effect of a Sunday release would seem to be that it gives brick-and-mortar stores and digital downloads and advantage over getting games through the mail, but it's not clear to me why publishers would be motivated to create such a situation.

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6. sunday release Sep 14, 2008, 19:03 shul
my theory is that people start working on monday, and so the technical support (low level) can start patching the game if needed on monday, when the bug reports start rolling in.

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