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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Number-Nine996d ago

I didn't know XB1 even released in Japan lol

Nyxus996d ago

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

Mr Pumblechook995d 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.

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PR_FROM_OHIO996d ago

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

Number-Nine996d ago

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

Mikefizzled996d 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.

Death996d ago


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

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Death996d 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.

Nyxus996d 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.

Redgehammer996d ago

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

IIFloodyII996d ago

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

Death996d ago

Maybe the line for the register was long?

Nyxus996d ago

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

Gatsu996d ago

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

Death996d ago

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

This would be unbiased and much more accurate.

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Ps4marksthespotnotX996d ago

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

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