Originally Posted by Wulf
Re:- Probably the biggest mistake was releasing the PC version before this one.
That ain't necessarily so..
Risen 1 got some really trash review scores mainly from the console casuals but better reviews from PC types, therefore the strategy to read the more favourable PC review firstly would understandably have the better impact - in which case a stagger strategy makes some sense.
(similar to Count Choc's thoughts)