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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes finally launches for Xbox One in Japan

The Xbox One has just released in Japan. A launch event was held in Akihabara, Tokyo. One of the system's launch games is Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, earlier only available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4.

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98xpresent758d ago TrollingShowReplies(1)
Number-Nine758d ago

I didn't know XB1 even released in Japan lol

Nyxus758d ago

Yeah, it launched a few hours ago (there was a midnight launch event).

Mr Pumblechook757d ago

A bit of an overstated headline as saying 'finally' implies the game has been delayed. However the Xbox One has only just been released so it wouldn't have made sense to sell the game beforehand.

FunKtioN757d ago SpamShow
PR_FROM_OHIO758d ago

Is that real?? Bc if so that's truly embarrassing for Microsoft no way around it wow!!!!

Number-Nine758d ago

lol ouch. i dont know why they bothered. the 360 failed, and im sure this will too.

Mikefizzled758d ago

I've been watching the livestream and I can confirm its nothing like that but heres some gold from NeoGaf. Cutting the Forza 5 crowd into a store.

http://i.imgur.com/H1wprax....

Death758d ago

@Mike,

That was awesome. Now we know who the crowd in Forza is modeled after.

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Death758d ago

"Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes finally launches for Xbox One in Japan"

Exactly how long did Xbox One owners wait for Metal Gear to "finally" get it when the system launched today? Interesting word use. It implies there was a delay for Xbox One owners. I wonder why the author felt the need to downplay the launch in a country the system doesn't stand a chance anyway.

Nyxus758d ago

It wasn't meant to downplay the console at all. The term 'finally' was used because all the other versions of the game launched months ago, also in Japan.

Redgehammer758d ago

I was going to ask the same question Death? It is an odd, and potentially misleading, choice of word usage.

IIFloodyII758d ago

They didn't have to wait long, the console as only just launched there.

Death758d ago

Maybe the line for the register was long?

Nyxus758d ago

Well, they did have to wait rather long compared to those who bought the same game for other systems.

Gatsu758d ago

Yeah, I bought mine for PS4 when GZ released in March :). So they had to wait pretty many months.

Death758d ago

"Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes finally launches along with the Xbox One in Japan"

This would be unbiased and much more accurate.

ZORDON758d ago SpamShowReplies(1)
Ps4marksthespotnotX758d ago

Sales of Xbox one in japan are gonna go through the roof!

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