Any chance at all for Microsoft to do well in Japan this time around?

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User Info: Megamushroom666

Megamushroom666
3 years ago#1
"No, the Japanese market is a culturally biased market. They don’t buy a lot of Chevrolets and Pontiacs either. They don’t even buy a lot of Volkswagens. I mean, the rich people will buy Mercedes and Porsches, but they culturally favor their own products, and I honestly don’t blame them, we Americans are the same, we have this pride in American brands, and so I think Microsoft has trouble there.

You see it sometimes, but there’s something about Japanese games and tastes, like The Wonderful 101, it’s just completely different. I would say everything Nintendo makes- I mean, no one has ever made a game that competes with Nintendo, and, you know, I’m not a big Smash Bros. guy, but you can’t look at Smash Bros. and say it competes with Mortal Kombat. It’s just so different, like everything Nintendo does. There’s just something about Japanese games, that western developers and publishers and manufacturers have never been able to crack, and I think that’s a large part of the reason why the Xbox has never been successful in Japan, and why it will continue to struggle."


http://gamingbolt.com/an-interview-with-michael-pachter-ps-now-e3-announcements-xbox-one-cloud-and-more#MfRKeFWU6s6HyZ8C.99


Very interesting opinions. Do you think the X1 will do well in Japan?
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User Info: aj4x94

aj4x94
3 years ago#2
Not a chance in Seven Hells.

History will repeat itself again.
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Webmaster4531
3 years ago#3
No.
Ad Hominem.

User Info: Laylow12

Laylow12
3 years ago#4
No way.

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The Prince of Peace embraced the gloom, and walked the night alone.-Battle of Evermore/Zeppelin

User Info: pobbes

pobbes
3 years ago#5
no

User Info: MachineZed

MachineZed
3 years ago#6
How old is that article? Pontiac's haven't been made in a few years.

How is the PS4 doing in Japan? How well is Apple doing in Japan?

User Info: stalemate_666

stalemate_666
3 years ago#7
No, they did make ground when they were actually trying on 360 though, with blue dragon and lost odyessy but they just didn't try hard enough and at the end of the day it probably wouldn't be worth trying hard enough at this point.

All that said the article writers reasoning is pure ignorance.
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User Info: pobbes

pobbes
3 years ago#8
MachineZed posted...
How old is that article? Pontiac's haven't been made in a few years.

How is the PS4 doing in Japan? How well is Apple doing in Japan?


posted may 5, 2014.

User Info: Shinobi120

Shinobi120
3 years ago#9
LOL. You're dreaming.

User Info: Megamushroom666

Megamushroom666
3 years ago#10
stalemate_666 posted...
No, they did make ground when they were actually trying on 360 though, with blue dragon and lost odyessy but they just didn't try hard enough and at the end of the day it probably wouldn't be worth trying hard enough at this point.

All that said the article writers reasoning is pure ignorance.


That was everyone's favorite analyst, Pachter.
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