Platform holder previously said it intends to improve its position in Japan.
Honestly I feel they should just focus on XCloud in Japan and XCloud/PC Gamepass in China/Korea.
Xbox Japan hope to do a 'much better job' with the Series X and DOUBLE or even TRIPLE the weekly average sales of Xbox One...
There were talks last gen that Xbox should skip japan, and i think they should have.. selling 1 digit a week is embarrassing for the image, especially given.. what they are saying about XSX doing much better job is just PR.. remember this, and what really happened. https://wccftech.com/phil-s...
I know right
Isn't hard to beat their XBO sales in the far east. Announce Lost Odyssey 2 and Blue Dragon 2 and they would easily beat their XBO sales.
That's really stretching. MS barely make any games let alone JRPG...
@kreate You are factually incorrect... In the past year MS studios or publishing has shipped... Gears of War 5, Outer Worlds, Ori and the Willow of the Wisps, Bleeding Edge, Gears Tactics, and Minecraft Dungeons. For not shipping anything that is quite a bit.
Go Team Xbox In Phil We Trust
Lmao you sound like a cheer leader. You really are MS #1 fan lol.
We all know how this is going to end. Is has been the same every generation.
Of course it won't do well over there. Doesn't mean you stop trying.
honestly they are better focusing in america since the xbox one even lost the fight vs ps4 there. not to mention worldwide. why focus any effort in japan where you definitely know you don't have any ground to stand on.
"why focus any effort in japan where you definitely know you don't have any ground to stand on." Because MS´s interest in japanese gaming market goes beyond japanese *local* gaming market, which means more games from Japan on Xbox for a worldwide audience. If you don´t give a damn about them to the point of not release a new console over there, then why should they give a damn about release any game on your console?
"We all know how this is going to end. Is has been the same every generation." We´ll be getting more games and support from japanese devs and studios. Who cares if they eventually end up in third? MS has money to blow. I want games.
Focus more on bringing japanese and other asian MMORPGs to the west, doing that with PSO 2 was a brilliant decision.
If a tree falls in the woods and nobody's there to hear it.........
I hope them the best of luck. They had a little footing during the 360 era but lost it all with xbone. Good luck to them.
Japan pretty hard market for Xbox.
Nobody give a damm about Xbox brand in Japan. As long Sony and Nintendo have exclusive rights for big popular Japanese games. Xbox series x wouldn’t sell shit.
Your first sentence was enough.
Everything I wrote is straight facts.
Maybe ms has to make games that appeal to broad range of people. Just a thought.
They are afraid to get out of their safe bubble, that's why they have only 3 eternal exclusives, halo, Forza, gears. Retro enhanced games too.
Basically my thoughts: https://youtu.be/2A2O8Q5Wxi...
MS should partner up with popular japanese mobile companies and push Xcloud and Gamepass there. This way they can get significant business even if they don't sell many consoles.
Waste of money. Japanese are not dumb enough to buy an xbox.
360 gamers didn't even buy the great games that wasn't Halo, Gears or Forza. Blue Dragon, etc...
Why bother. Japan will always choose Nintendo & Sony because they support their own. I bet Xbox really wishes buy American was still such a thing.
Groundhog day. Love that movie.
Damn that Japanese chick in the picture is hot
Without new studios producing local games they will most likely fail.
Japan seems to be very loyal to products made by their own companies, The Xbox division has been fighting a vertical battle to get a better foothold in the Land of the Rising Sun for decades.
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