Famitsu has apparently given Heavy Rain
a Japanese release date of February 8, 2010, reports IGN
. Japan is receiving a specific localized version
of the title, so it's unclear whether this means the game will be released earlier or later in other territories; however, it's unusual for a Western-developed title to land on Japanese shelves first.
We contacted SCEA and were told the company has not "made any announcements on Heavy Rain
's [release] date in North America." Yes, right, we know, that's why we're emailing ...