> Wow, that explains why it's so rare. Why on earth would they only produce 5k
> copies? Seems cost prohibitive if you ask me.
> Great game though. Much better at involving the player in the story than your
> typical Square crap. FF7: Aeris died and I thought, doh! Lost my items. PDS:
> Someone hurts my dragon friend and they're dead meat!!
It shipped after the Saturn was already discontinued, so they wanted to keep any Atari-like overproduction risk at bay. There were only 5,000 made of the US Burning Rangers also, but it's not as sought-after as PDS.
-R.B., who will buy whichever next-gen console has a new Panzer Dragoon first.