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Sony Online to translate games into French, German, Korean and Japanese

Sony Online has announced that it will be localizing several of its leading games into a number of foreign languages, starting with French, German, Korean and Japanese translations of Everquest : Shadows of Luclin. Future titles such as PlanetSide and Star Wars Galaxies will also be available to non-English speakers, using "advanced translation software" to allow real-time conversations between people from different countries speaking in wildly different languages. Given how poorly most real-time translation software functions even in a real world environment, we hate to think what kind of mess it will make of conversations between elves and gnomes or budding Jedi masters. We can't wait to see the outcome...

Source - Business Wire

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