Phil Spencer has opened up about Xbox One’s performance in Japan, in an interview with Famitsu magazine. It’s no secret that the Xbox One has performed abysmally in Japan – the launch was pretty embarrassing, with interest levels low and just a handful of consoles sold. A lot of commentators have put that down to various reasons: Mobile gaming is more popular, and Microsoft being a western company, unlike rival Sony have been cited for the poor release. Now Xbox chief, Phil Spencer has discussed why he thinks the console has failed to ignite the East. In a frank exchange, ... Read More »
In an official press release EA Sports has confirmed that the latest instalment in their besting selling football franchise, FIFA 17, will feature an entirely new league. The Japanese J1 League is one of the biggest leagues in Asia and also one of the FIFA communities most requested leagues. EA Sports have listened to the fans wishes and included the J1 League and J.League Cup competition for FIFA 17. The league will feature all 18 teams from the Japanese top flight, those being: Vegalta Sendai Kashima Antlers Urawa Reds Omiya Ardija Kashiwa Reysol FC Tokyo Kawasaki Frontale Yokohama F. Marinos ... Read More »
It's fair to say that the Xbox One is not popular in Japan. Microsoft launched the console there in September and so far they have only sold a little over 53,000 units. Last year Microsoft had one of the largest booths at the Tokyo Game Show. This year however, they aren't going to be there at all. When they didn't appear on the preliminary list of exhibitors rumour started to fly that they wouldn't be gracing the show with their presence. This has now been confirmed by Famitsu who managed to get an official comment from Microsoft. “In 2015, we’ll ... Read More »
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