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We know Microsoft had a plan with 360 to enter Japan and establish a fanbase of Xbox and they kinda made it with some great exclusives, such as Tales of Vesperia and Blue Dragon. But, it seems people didnt bothered much with Xbox One that has sold even less than original XBOX. 7 years since its Japan launch Xbox One has sold 120,000 units. In comparison, XBOX has sold 530,000 units and X360 1,660,000 units. Why Microsoft dropped the ball with this ?



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No games, high price, and the features were nonexistent for Japanese at launch especially. Why buy a console that comes with nothing?



Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy XV were also available for Xbox One and many other rpgs.



JapaneseGamesLover said:

Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy XV were also available for Xbox One and many other rpgs.

Well they were also on the PS4 along with even more rpgs, so why bother with the XB1?



JapaneseGamesLover said:

Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy XV were also available for Xbox One and many other rpgs.

Both which came way too late.



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JapaneseGamesLover said:

Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy XV were also available for Xbox One and many other rpgs.

And?

If you've already got a PS4 that can play those games why would you buy an Xbox for them?



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JapaneseGamesLover said:

We know Microsoft had a plan with 360 to enter Japan and establish a fanbase of Xbox and they kinda made it with some great exclusives, such as Tales of Vesperia and Blue Dragon. But, it seems people didnt bothered much with Xbox One that has sold even less than original XBOX. 7 years since its Japan launch Xbox One has sold 120,000 units. In comparison, XBOX has sold 530,000 units and X360 1,660,000 units. Why Microsoft dropped the ball with this ?

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Gotta choose your battles. Japan was a list cause before the Xbox One was even completed. Hell, pretty much the whole world was a list cause but no matter what m$ did in Japan, they weren't going to make a dent. I don't expect the XSX to fare much better. Just a different kind of gamer over there.



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It flopped because the original Xbox and 360 also flopped in Japan. The country just isn't fertile territory for Microsoft.