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Japan will have to wait till September to get the Xbox One

The gaming console will arrive 10 months later than its official release in US and other countries and 7 months later than PS4

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Japan will have to wait till September to get the Xbox One
 
 

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Japan will have to wait till September to get the Xbox One

It has been a while since the Xbox One has released and it had hit quite a lot of markets upon its official release (not to forget the hype which was created almost all over the world). But Japan might not be so happy with Microsoft when it comes to its next gen gaming console. Xbox's relationship with the Japanese market hasnt been so great and the release date which has been set for the console's arrival in the country will do nothing to change that.

This is because gamers in Japan still have a long wait ahead of them; the console will arrive in their market by September 4th. This is not so great considering that it has been a good ten months long time since the gaming console first arrived in the US and other 'first tier' countries. Microsoft would probably regret this decision since Sony's PS4 had been released in Japan months ago and now the Xbox One is coming in seven months later than its competitor. Redmond's Eastern wing has not said anything about the price as yet but it will surely come out soon enough.

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Xbox One pre-order for Singapore starts Friday

Source: Channel News Asia

SINGAPORE: Ahead of the Xbox One launch in Singapore on Sep 23, gamers can now pre-order one of two official Xbox One bundles from Friday (Aug 15), Microsoft has announced.The Xbox One Launch Console Bundle, priced at S$639, will include the Xbox One console — which features a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi — one Xbox One Wireless Controller, a chat headset, a HDMI cable, a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members and a digital copy of EA Sports ...
Source: Channel News Asia   Full article at: Channel News Asia 1 week ago, 10:51pm CDT
 


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Xbox One pre-order starts Friday

Source: Channel News Asia

SINGAPORE: Ahead of the Xbox One launch in Singapore on Sept 23, gamers can now pre-order one of two official Xbox One bundles from Friday (Aug 15), Microsoft has announced.The Xbox One Launch Console Bundle, priced at S$639, will include the Xbox One console — which features a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi — one Xbox One Wireless Controller, a chat headset, a HDMI cable, a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new memb ...
Source: Channel News Asia   Full article at: Channel News Asia 1 week ago, 10:40pm CDT
 

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Sony sells more than 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles

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SAN FRANCISCO - Sony Corp said on Tuesday that sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console, launched in November, has surpassed 10 million units.In April, the Japanese company said it had sold over 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and was struggling to keep up with consumer demand.The console went on sale on November 29 in the United States, Western Europe and Latin America, around the same time that ri ...
Source: Asia One   Full article at: Asia One Aug 13 2014, 3:53am CDT
 

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Source: ign

Microsoft announced that they will be implementing new media streaming options in an upcoming update for the Xbox One. In a video released today, Xbox One engineer Ashley Speicher walked us through some of the upcoming features. Of the many upcoming features, one of the biggest is the DLNA support, which allows you to play media content through any connected USB device, with plans to add home network support shortly afte ...
Source: ign   Full article at: ign Aug 12 2014, 4:40pm CDT
 

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Source: CNBC

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Source: CNBC   Full article at: CNBC Aug 12 2014, 2:17pm CDT
 

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