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How can Xbox One win Japan?

Few onlookers could deny that the Xbox One console reveal was a very America-centric affair, with Japanese talent in particular conspicuous by their absence. Nonetheless, Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business president Don Mattrick has promised the company is still "committed" to Japan.

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BadboyCivic1125d ago (Edited 1125d ago )

It can't , so don't bother

Blackdeath_6631125d ago

..well it won't if it doesn't launch in japan in the first place. i'm curious as to how the reversal of DRM will affect launch dates for the XBone and if the list of 21 countries still stands or if there is no problem now that the XBone is region free.

jc485731124d ago (Edited 1124d ago )

there is a very small fan base in Japan and they are happy about the reversal.

tuglu_pati1124d ago

"How can Xbox One win Japan?"

the can't period.

kreate1124d ago

microsoft can totally dominate japan.
but they choose not to do the work required to dominate, instead they just fuss about it.
they only got themselves to blame.

looking back at the 360, they made a nice push with the jrpg in the beginning of that generation. but that's all it was, a nice 'push'. they lacked consistency and gave up too fast.

with that kind of mentality, dont even try.

look how bad the ps3 was in the beginning, sony turned it around becuz they worked their butts off.

Godmars2901124d ago

If JP devs find their groove on the PS4 and there's a resurgence of interest in what they have to offer, then MS is going to have get something going in Japan by default.

MizTv1124d ago

They have been trying for over 10 years now!
The Japanese don't seem to like xbox but I don't blame them

2cents1124d ago

By changing ther name from Microsoft to Sony and changing the console name from Xbox to playstation.
S/

3-4-51124d ago

Ship the console in a Nintendo Grey Color and label it Nintendo 1

Their only hope.

They won't matter in Japan.

pixelsword1124d ago

If they blow-up Sony; and even then, they would have to go house to house to destroy any remaining PS4s.

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PFFT1125d ago

IT will be IMPOSSIBRU!!!!!!!!!!!!!

KillrateOmega1125d ago (Edited 1125d ago )

It's very unlikely that Xbox will beat PS when it comes to the Japanese market. Or at least, this is true for the near future.

It's JAPAN and Sony is a JAPANESE corporation, bro. Sony started out with a home field advantage and currently has a very firm hold on the market there.

finbars751124d ago (Edited 1124d ago )

I dont think its possible for the Xboxone to beat PS4 in any country but the US right now.They seem very little enterested to catering to rest of the world at all.Its really embarassing for a company like MS to have pulled all the crap they have pulled to really get started any wheres else.If they had been staright forward about everything that has been going on especially the terrible PR thats taken place they actually could inch that foot through the door worldwide but it looks doomed before it even started.Sony has done everything right and really has captured alot of new fanbase after all thats been said and done.Japan would have been the first place I would have attempted where its such a huge market in the gaming industry.

ApolloTheBoss1124d ago (Edited 1124d ago )

Hate to say it but Sony being a Japanese company has nothing to do with it. I mean look how well Sony is doing in the UK and other countries besides Japan. Also with Nintendo. What do both of them have in common? They have GAMES, and lots of them, that appeal to the majority of the Japanese people, simple as that. If Microsoft made more games that appealed to the overall Japanese market then they wouldn't have this problem. But it's way too late now.

Heartnet1124d ago

Sony is doing well in the UK etc cuz we all love the underdog :P there not the underdog no more :D Ms will be victor ^^

Least thats my view on it anyway ^^ Sony have become to unproffesional more like an indie company than anything else so dunno how well they will do in terms of monetary value.. they got like no money in comparison xD

Heartnet1124d ago

The only game MS misses is Monster Hunter... thats how they can win Japan over... Xbox: Monster Hunter KINECT VERSION

ltachiUchiha1125d ago

Its going to be hard because they arent very consistant with any area including EU & US when it comes to support. My 360 been sitting there collecting dust for a while now. Id try out state of decay but im being honest, the last of us is the only game im playing at the moment & is so good that i feel if i buy state of decay i might not be impressed. Good looking game though but im just not ready to let go of the last of us.

Kingthrash3601125d ago

lol @ title question....... its like asking how can bin ladin be the US president.
or how can Cliffy B. not be a dicktard.