Post Reply Sword Art Online 2 back to a week delay?
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Posted 9/13/14
Why did this revert to a week delay for free members?

$7 a month to watch a single anime isn't really worthwhile to me, especially since anime tend to take a break around winter months, and I've used a premium trial recently.
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I am rather curious about this as well. For the longest time you were able to Simulcast with the rest of them, but today it's back to a week long wait?
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Posted 9/13/14

Rythen26 wrote:

Why did this revert to a week delay for free members?

$7 a month to watch a single anime isn't really worthwhile to me, especially since anime tend to take a break around winter months, and I've used a premium trial recently.



Koitenshin wrote:

I am rather curious about this as well. For the longest time you were able to Simulcast with the rest of them, but today it's back to a week long wait?


If the episodes were immediately available to free members at the same time as premium members, I would assume that was a mistake that has now been corrected.
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Guess it just took longer to get them available as I just finished today's episode.
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Posted 9/13/14

Rythen26 wrote:

Why did this revert to a week delay for free members?

I don't see a premium only symbol on the latest episode (episode 11):


I also opened another browser (where I wasn't signed in) and had no problem viewing episode 11 as a free user.


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I've seen that on a couple of other shows. It normally will show the premium sign the next day. Thought it was just a bug , apparently not .
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Posted 9/14/14

SirGorilla wrote:

I've seen that on a couple of other shows. It normally will show the premium sign the next day. Thought it was just a bug , apparently not .

I thought perhaps since the Aniplex shows are available immediately at Hulu, CR might see holding them back as counter-productive for free viewers. If that was the case, however, it raises the question of why the same isn't true for Aldnoah Zero and The Irregular at Magic High School.

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