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So the Xbox One launches today in Japan...

chubigans

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So uh, Japan GAF! Anyone biting? Any major advertising? Feels weird not to have a launch day thread so here we go!

Nico Nico 24hr livestream (subscribers only): http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv191179065

Day One Japan bundle details (Dance Central Spotlight was recently added to the bundle): http://www.xbox.com/ja-JP/xbox-one/consoles/xboxone_dayone#fbid=g2nufuJeqbS

Let's get this launch train started!

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Twitter Posts:


Impressions:

Some pics I took at GEO. Of note are the blue boxes that say they will buy 2nd hand games.





Just went to the launch event! It was... completely dead. To my surprise, the cashier allowed me to choose a game of my choice, free of charge. I have no idea why, as there was no campaign or promotion going on that I could see.






Tomorrow. One day left [before launch]:


The calm before the storm...


Picking my preorder up tomorrow after class. :) I've been waiting so long for this to finally come out. Between this and Smash Bros next week, I'm not going to be getting much work done.
 

Raide

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Well, the PS4 is hardly ripping up Japan, so MS may as well give it a shot!
 

jbug617

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The console jumped back up in Amazon rankings the past couple of days. It's at #8 and #19 now.
 

Sir TapTap

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That's the bundle they should have launched to sell the Kinect with here, eesh. Though is that the $10 Dance Central? Not that it really matters, they just needed to include a couple of good/great experiences with Kinect. Playroom is a good start on PS4 for example, but there's no meat to it unless you're going to stream (which is, oddly, an emergent use for it!)
 

Hasemo

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So uh, Japan GAF! Anyone biting? Any major advertising? Feels weird not to have a launch day thread so here we go!
Demo stations in bigger stores, shelves with games in smaller ones.
And yet no one cares. I haven't seen any advertising on TV, any billboards in train stations, nothing.
 

Chobel

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Famitsu review scores for xbone games:

Crimson Dragon (XBO) – 7/7/6/7 [27/40]
Dead Rising 3 (XBO) – 8/9/7/9 [33/40]
Forza Motorsport 5 (XBO) – 7/9/8/9 [33/40]
Kinect Sports Rivals (XBO) – 6/7/7/7 [28/40]
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood (XBO) – 7/8/8/7 [30/40]
Ryse: Son of Rome (XBO) – 8/7/7/7 [29/40]
Zumba Fitness: World Party (XBO) – 7/7/7/6 [27/40]

Source: Gematsu
 

Foshy

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Famitsu reviews for xbone games:

Crimson Dragon (XBO) – 7/7/6/7 [27/40]
Dead Rising 3 (XBO) – 8/9/7/9 [33/40]
Forza Motorsport 5 (XBO) – 7/9/8/9 [33/40]
Kinect Sports Rivals (XBO) – 6/7/7/7 [28/40]
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood (XBO) – 7/8/8/7 [30/40]
Ryse: Son of Rome (XBO) – 8/7/7/7 [29/40]
Zumba Fitness: World Party (XBO) – 7/7/7/6 [27/40]

Source: Gematsu
these are low as fuck scores for famitsu standards. looks like ms didn't pay up.
 

Kajiba

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Soft launch definitely.

Would be cool if one of my japanese friends on Xbox 360 go and get one.
 

Sykra

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There is some advertising, but more for Destiny as far a I see. It has slightly less retail presence than ps4.
 

Timmay

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Will be worth it just to watch a console do worse than the dreadful PS4's numbers.
 

Anung

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Seriously? HAHAHA. I was hunting down a fight stick today and went into numerous stores. Xbox one wasn't getting any action.