The Xbox One finally launched in Japan yesterday! While Microsoft has been unable to make much of a dent in the Japanese market with the Xbox and the Xbox 360, they're confident they can buck the trend with their latest system.

 

They got the party started early with a huge press announcement in Akiba!

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The line to get a new Xbox One was huge! Weirdly, only populated by traffic cones.

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Developers like Hideki Kayima of Capcom spread the Microsoft love:

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And the (obviously fake) Twitter of Sony's CEO even chimed in to spread the hype.

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To be fair, some people in Japan are into the Xbox One - and only time will tell if things go differently this time around.

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via Xbox_JP