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Xbox's Aaron Greenberg Talks Phantasy Star Online 2 & Helping Japanese Devs Reach Broader Markets

One of the biggest surprises from E3 2018 was the announcement of Phantasy Star Online 2 on the Xbox stage, showing Microsoft's commitment to Japanese games.

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AngelicIceDiamond58d ago

That why they're doing "continued support" Seriously wtf your problem?

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SPEAKxTHExTRUTH57d ago

Not even trying to disguise your hating huh....I respect that

gamer780457d ago

yah cause you shouldn't even try, that would help... I bet you are a lot of fun at parties.

DaDrunkenJester57d ago

Ah yes, it will never be enough or even a good enough start. Just gotta keep up the negativity.

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DaDrunkenJester57d ago (Edited 57d ago )

And they have been trying to get more eastern games, right? Final fantasy ports, CrossfireX, phantasy star, MGSV and future konami games, D4 from SWERY, Kingdom Hearts 3, Bandai Namco support, Valkyria chronicles games, Tales of Vesperia and plenty more.

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DaDrunkenJester57d ago (Edited 57d ago )

@Tekiz

Who cares, support is support dude. Its gotta start somewhere. You dont need an entire list of exclusives from Japan, just getting port support is a good start for a western based company.

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PhoenixUp58d ago

The next Xbox would be lucky to sell over 200K in Japan

Microsoft can get all the support they want, but it’s nigh impossible to change the mind of the Asian market’s consumers.

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PhoenixUp58d ago

Xbox still has a significant presence in other markets though.

- In Europe Xbox 360 & Xbox One sold more than any other Nintendo home console except Wii
- In RoW territories Xbox 360 & Xbox One sold more than any other Nintendo system except DS & Wii

By that logic, you’d be saying that the rest of the world aside from North America and Japan don’t care about most of Nintendo’s systems.

gamer780457d ago

I hope you realize that this move is not about the Japanese market, its about bringing a classic Japanese game back home to xbox in the US. Its almost like you didn't read the article...

Vasto58d ago (Edited 58d ago )

Phil bringing home a true classic.

Xbox One and PC with crossplay!

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XiNatsuDragnel58d ago

A timed exclusive won't help you, but it's a step

BlackIceJoe57d ago

How about helping Mistwalker make video game console games again, instead of just cell phone games.

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