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Microsoft has announced a nice promotion for Japanese gamers in the week of price increase on the PlayStation 5


September 15th Sony increased the price of the PlayStation 5 in Japanbut literally the next day Microsoft announced a lucrative promotion for Japanese gamers Anyone who purchases an Xbox Series S between September 16 and September 30 will receive a 5,000 yen voucher to spend on games and services in the Xbox Digital Store.

Many saw this as a direct response from Sony, because the cost of the PlayStation 5 in Japan has grown by just 5,000 yen. Against this background, Microsoft not only refused to change its pricing policy, but also decided to give new buyers of its consoles a nice gift..

Microsoft regularly tries to send new batches of Xbox Series S to Japan. Xbox Series X is more difficult This model is in constant short supply.

Based on total Japanese sales of Xbox Series X|S already outperforms Xbox One by more than three times, although it has not been on the market for even two years. Subscription service is the main driver of popularity Xbox Game Passwhich the Phil Spencer tries to actively fill with Japanese content. He also promises the audience Japanese exclusives and more Japanese launches on Game Pass. For example coming out next year hardcore role-playing action game Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty from the creators of Nioh immediately subscribe.


Read also: Nintendo Switch took 98% of the Japanese market in the week of the release of Splatoon 3 – the exclusive showed record sales.

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