1up today has an article
discussing whether or not the Xbox 360 will be a success in Japan. The article details 10 reasons why Japan will love it and 10 reasons why Japan will hate it. If you don't know, the original Xbox faired very poorly in Japan with an installed base of only 500,000. This time around, the Japanese market is extremely important to Microsoft and they are doing everything they can to make the 360 a hit, including signing major Japanese developers, committing to many RPGs, and announcing that Ridge Racer
and Winning Eleven
will be available on the 360. My feeling is that Japan will love and accept the Xbox 360.
Continue Article ↓