Earlier this year, PlatinumGames launched a Kickstarter campaign for The Wonderful 101 Remastered for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. While the campaign made a lot of money, not everyone is happy with the results. It seems that a number of fans in the UK that backed the campaign had to pay a steep import fee for their physical copies of the game, making it more expensive than it would have been at retail. Making it all the more frustrating for fans, it seems that some received their copies of the game late, as a result. It's definitely a frustrating situation, and one that could make fans think twice before backing another Kickstarter campaign.
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Keep reading to find out what fans are saying about The Wonderful 101 Remastered!
It's easy to see why people are frustrated.
I didn't see The Wonderful 101 Kickstarter being handled so badly, it's really disappointing.
I still don't have the Switch copy I backed & I'm going to have to pay a £17 import fee.
The game is up for pre-order for £40, due on Friday. I will have paid £50 to get it late.— Max Max (@MaxLWright) June 28, 2020
Fans clearly aren't happy.
Got my The Wonderful 101 customs fee 😔👌— Zhampy 🐑7/12 4号館エ26a (@zhampip) July 4, 2020
That shirt says it all.prevnext
Some are even reaching out to Kickstarter about it.
@kickstarter have you seen the negative press around wonderful 101, and platinum games breaking your terms? (Not mentioning potential import charges until days after campaign launch) If so, what are you going to do about it? Looks to be a bunch of pissed of people! Me included— simon hutchinson (@SiHutchinson78) July 2, 2020
The campaign was a bit messy from the start.
Oh joy, have to pay a customs fee so my copy of Wonderful 101 can arrive. Should've bought it through Amazon, this Kickstarter has been a shambles.— Sean #BlackLivesMatter Hickman (@Slazoking) June 29, 2020
Having to pay more than retail is a tough pill to swallow.
not only was the wonderful 101 kickstarter more expensive than the game is retailing for i now have £17 customs fee :(— 🐙 (@delfinoholiday) June 29, 2020
Some are happy to have the game in hand, at least.
Finally got my copy of The Wonderful 101 Remastered that I backed on kickstarter! It does suck that I had to pay for customs but i'm still excited to get around to playing this! pic.twitter.com/yWkVAnel6c— Gamecore (@TheGameCore1) July 4, 2020
Not everyone is sympathetic, however.
The absolute idiots moaning about being charged import duty on their Wonderful 101 Kickstarter orders. Like, what did they expect if they get something shipping from another country?— Nick (@ROBLOGNICK) July 5, 2020