Hey, most of Europe got STiD before it's native US got it.
I try not to remember that, even that fictional Country Australia got it before we did
However, that's a For Profit Enterprise, and based upon the Competition's opening dates, they decided it would be most profitable to do it that way, and well, they did improve International Ticket Sales which helped it make enough money to still be attractive and in no danger, so, we bear that hurt for the good of the franchise
One Day I hope to be the Man my Cat thinks I am
Where are we going? And why are we in this Handbasket?