Microsoft celebrating Xbox’s 10th Anniversary in Japan

Tuesday, 21st February 2012 20:05 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Microsoft is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Xbox’s release in Japan with contests and and free games. Those who tweet their memories of Xbox or Xbox 360 games to Xbox Japan have a chance to win a one night stay at the Hilton Tokyo Bay in Odaiba. Five winners will be chosen, and the room will be fitted with Kinect sensors so fold can play games during their stay. The firm is also handing out 300,000 Xbox Live Arcade titles on a “first come first served basis” with titles such as Lode Runner, Snoopy Flying Ace and The Maw up for grabs. Information on how to participate is available on Andriasang.

The original Xbox was released in Japan on February 22, 2002.



  1. Razor

    Tell you what, this is pretty good for those 360 owners in Japan… 300,000 copies, for what, under 200,000 360′s in JP?

    Pretty good chance of winning.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Sini

    Much less, don’t forget rrods.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Gadzooks!

    There are over 1.6 million 360′s in Japan. Around half the number of consoles the 360 is ahead of the PS3 in worldwide sales.

    #3 3 years ago

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