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Watch this video and learn what is Word Count Analysis in localization using Cities: Skylines 🎮 Get ready to level up your knowledge of the localization industry!

Localization Explained is a series from Localization Academy in which we explain localization concepts using video games. Join us on this journey and discover how your favorite games can help you learn a thing or two about localization 😎 


What is the analysis? Let’s take Cities: Skylines as an example. In this game, if you want to check the happiness of your people, you click the Happiness Report and you’re going to be presented by a breakdown for your residential citizens industrial office or commercial. And in a way, this is what analysis means. Now, what does it mean practically for localization in localization? When we do the analysis, we actually get a report of the word count. So how many words there are in the project or in the files that we just analyzed and the breakdown is based on the match for each string against the pm that we are using for the analysis.

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