Yay the 3rd thread on this topic.
I bet ms doesn't care about Japan and is focusing on China
I guess focussing on a market for which they have permission, but no guarantee, to sell 5 million consoles is better than focussing on a completely open market that may not even sell 500K units. But I wonder if the return on effort for 5 million consoles is going to be worth it. Unless there is some assurance that they will get permission for another 5 million, or more.
China seems to be a focus for the hopes and dreams of a lot of Xbox fans here. But PS4 is coming to China, officially, and while Xb one might sell better than PS4, it's not going to be a Japan situation in reverse. For itself China might help Xb one to sell better over its lifetime than what it's looking like now, but to do that in any substantial way they realistically need permission to sell at least 10 million units during the course of the generation. Sony, on the other hand could completely ignore China and still look to cruise in to 100 million for the generation, wither Wii U and Xb one both eating dust.
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