Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Japan announced today with a press release that Batman: Arkham Knight will be exclusive for PS4 in Japan.
Oh I'm so surprise /s Is PC gaming doing well in japan
So is this a sign of low X1 sales , or is it just the timing .
Not really. This is a bait article. Little known fact...most 3rd party games are exclusive to PS in Japan due to 360 having very, very low says. Example. FFXIII has been exclusive to PS3 in Japan along with the sequels due to 360 no selling in the country. Just like last gen....expect most 3rd party games to be exclusive to PS4 in Japan, hell expect KH3 and FFXV to be exclusive to PS4 in Japan. (it wouldn't be the first time)
I thought that sony didn't have cash to do all this stuff? because if i read right, they just got batman: arkham knight lockdown to only release on PS4 in japan. Same thing they did with destiny! and will be fully localized with japanese language. What are they going to lockdown next? Edit: after the update for this news article, it seems that on microsoft's website that it shows it's still listed for X1, but on a japanese website, it indeed shows only the PS4 version! so it's not neither permanently or temporary, guess we'll find out about this when more info on it comes out!
The Ps4 is the only platform to play it on in japan. The xbox one is dead over there . But They should at least put it on PC for the PC audience over there
pc gaming in japan is MMO games,eroges and visual novel,nobody use pc to play "games" in japan.
x1 might aswell have not released in japan, sony wont have paid for this just agreed to help with some advertising or something,
You think this is all Sony's doing? Most third-party games in Japan are exclusive to PlayStation. Sony doesn't need to pay anything. The Xbox 360 was as popular as the Xbox brand will ever get and it sold poorly in Japan so most games are not released on Xbox, and sometimes that may include Western titles.
meh who cares *you sound like a real catch* yea well you sound like a real dic* if you only knew sex beast man ;)
This is so fuuny!!! http://livedoor.blogimg.jp/...
Wait for it in 1 2 3 , forget about it this will be accepted with no complaints cause it's sony but let someone else do it and becomes an act of betrayal or blasphemy or money hating . The sadness of double standards.
But do we know its an exclusivity deal in the first place? X1 version in Japan might have an extremely low ROI
This is a low sales issue not money deal, if it was money then it would be a worldwide exclusive like rise of the tomb raider. Then people would be upset. Also the reason nobodys upset when "sony does it" as I have read about the net is this only affect a few thousand Japanese gamers who bought the xbox one. The rest of the world who owns an Xbox One is still getting the game. So no need to fight, make up crap or anything. This is purely down to terrible sales and happened all the time with 360. I think MS was hoping to avoid this, this generation as it kills momentum in Japan for there console (ask Nintendo) when 3rd partys drop support in any territory. But this is exactly like the Wiiu. If it doesn't sell devs won't port/translate/publish it.
So True. Destiny was also made PS4 exclusive in Japan and you can barely hear a fart in the room and I expect this game will be no difference. But when Tomb Raider and Titanfall were made XB1 exclusives or even timed exclusives, we get 20 articles a day about MS throwing money around and injustice..etc, etc. Double standard at its finest. Anyways, I will get this game on my PC because it will be the ultimate version but it is sad that the XB1 fan base in Japan, regardless of how small it is, will be locked out again.
Again there's no confirmation of any exclusivity deal with Destiny. You might wanna blame Xbox's non existent demand in JPN. Same thing happened with final fantasy last gen... It just might not be worth the investment
Xbox one gamers can borrow the we will get the sequel or definitive version in six months reasoning. Lol
Square Enix is the publisher of Destiny in Japan. It's their decision.
Don't blame MS's shortcomings in Japan on Sony, there was likely not even any deal made.. "Xbox one gamers can borrow the we will get the sequel or definitive version in six months reasoning. Lol" No, you can use the 'likely to not get priority with releases in Japan, because no one wants it there'.
Deal? LMFAO! Soooo if your Square, Capcom, WB, Ubisoft, Activision etc....does it make sense to release games in a region where over the course of 8 years about 1 million units sold? The cost of the port would never even get fully paid for with such a port. You can't be as slow as to think that companies just make games for any damn system regardless of install base based on...um "deals" Did if ever occur to you that those companies actually need to make...you know...MONEY? Those games are not "exclusive" they are merely only releaesing on PS4...just like the FF series did in Japan on PS3 and many, many 3rd party games did last gen on PS3. Want to know why? Again...1 million units sold over the course of 8 years. Sorry but they are not stupid and releasing ports to a dead system and losing money with ever single entry.
LOL @delusional comments over here! I doubt Sony has anything to do with these recent exclusivity in Japan. it's not Sony's fault the Xbox brand tanked in Japan, you know! why not try selling more of Xbone first before you guys even start crying over games not coming for it IN JAPAN? no sane publisher would want to publish any game for a console only sitting on store shelves!
Tomb Raider is worldwide exclusive not one PS4 gamer can get that game when it releases on Xbox (unless they own both consoles) this only affect a few thousand Japanese Xbox owners who only a limited amount would have bought anyway. Not to mention there was no money involved anyway. Go away with your crap. People aren't gonna make a stink about it as it actually doesn't affect you Xbox gamers unless your from Japan does it?? So why are you actually complaining about it?? There's nothing to make a stink up about.
Who own a xbone in Japan? Lol seriously
After seeing the 23k launch in Japan its pretty obvious why Batman has gone PS4 Japan exlusive.... But hey there's always china!
Damn, xbox this generation just can't catch a break from negative news.
Really....? Sooooo you do know most 3rd party games in Japan where PS3 exclusive last gen due to 360 not selling well right? This isn't news...this is sorta like "Same ole same ole" lol
same ole same ole indeed but it didn't stop delusional fanboys here start blaming Sony for "sealing" these exclusivity!
This effects maybe 2,000 Japanese gamers who would have bought the game for Xbox One in Japan. I'm not saying there's 2k owners of Xbox but you gotta take into account how many would have bought it. Not worth releasing for that many sales. This doesn't effect the rest of the world 1 bit.
I'm surprised that games like these actually appeal to the eastern audience.
that's a shame if you're a Japanese X1 buyer. not that there are many of those judging by recent reports
lol all what 10 of them?
that's harsh, man. the other 40 are feeling left out by your comment! LOL
Altho the Batman games are good. I dont see this as a big blow to Xbox Japan gamers.
Love Microsofts dedications, say want to well in other countries but their actions says so otherwise. It's no wonder the console does poorly when they themselves don't make an effort
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