According to online reports, Xbox Series X is set to be launched in Japan at the end of2020 Microsoft’s next- generation console will launch at the very same time in Japan as it will in US and European markets, according to Famitsu, and it’ll come with a strong game launch lineup too.
Famitsu’s post, which was posted and equated on resetera’s forums, also appears to confirm that Halo Infinite, Scarlet Nexus, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and Bright Memory: Infinite will be available to buy on launch day. Remarkably, nevertheless, Yakuza 7 isn’t currently arranged for a Japanese launch.
What makes this report so interesting is that Microsoft’s current- gen console, Xbox One, wasn’t launched in Japan till 10 months after its preliminary release date. The Xbox One wasn’t available to purchase in Japan in September 2014, whereas it introduced in The United States And Canada and Europe in November 2013.
If the report is right, it connects into remarks made by Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, who mentioned that he anticipates Xbox Series X to launch worldwide Holiday2020 Speaking with former Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime on the latter’s Talking Games podcast via gamesindustry.biz, Spencer described the current strategy for Xbox Series X in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We’re pretty committed, as we’ve talked about, to a worldwide launch, which regretfully we didn’t do with Xbox One,” Spencer stated. “It took us months and months to hit some of the incredibly important markets. Worldwide launch is important to us.”
Spencer’s remarks then, together with Famitsu’s report, all-but-confirm that Japanese players will also have the ability to buy Xbox Series X and its launch titles day one.