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Small in Japan – How M$ can change their Xbox fortunes around | G3AR

The Xbox brand is loved in the States and all over Europe and has a strong following locally, but one region that it has been battling with over the years is the East. Japan just about hates Microsoft or – more specifically – the Xbox brand. Since the original Xbox entered Japan back in February 2002 the writing has been painted on the wall with thick red ‘disapproval’ blood.

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EasilyTheBest2056d ago

Yes a Sega 720 or whatever it will be called would sell way better than a Xbox 720.
Come on Microsoft, buy Sega and leave them alone to make the games.
It could pay off in a really big way.

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FrigidDARKNESS2056d ago (Edited 2056d ago )

The article is flame bait using the dollar sign in MS.....Japanese people are stubborn they seldomly buy American products. they should pull outnof Japan Nd concentrate on the Chinese Market. I hope to god the next xbox isn't sold in Japan it's a waste of time andnmoney. Seta is a Japanese owned company they would never sell out to an American owned business.
@below I totally agree.

Fishy Fingers2056d ago (Edited 2056d ago )

Financially, it just isnt worth the risk/bother. MS are doing alright as it is and lets be honest, the Japanese market just isnt what it used to be, Sony are hardly making a killing of it.

Unless your Nintendo, or looking to launch a mobile device, why bother?

BrutallyBlunt2056d ago

Why invest so much just for one region? A region that is no longer as dominant in the console industry too I might add.

kreate2056d ago

Becuz japan has the 3rd largest economy in the world.

PandemicPrawn02056d ago

I agree with the posts above.

Pull out of Japan and focus %100 on the US,Europe and other markets.

kreate2056d ago

They already left the xbox to die in japan, what else do u want?

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