Xbox One Japanese release date announced, 40+ developers pledge support

By Brenna Hillier
23 April 2014 04:12 GMT

Xbox One is finally coming to Japan, arriving in the homeland of modern consoles just in time for the Tokyo Game Show.


The console arrives in Japan on September 4, according to Gematsu‘s translation of a Famitsu report.

The launch line up has not been fully confirmed, but Forza Motorsport 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, Sunset Overdrive, Halo on Xbox One, Dead Rising 3, Ryse: Son of Rome, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Tomb Raider: definitive Edition, Thief and Murdered: Soul Suspect have been confirmed for Japanese release.

Plenty of companies have pledged support for the console in Japan, and we’re particularly excited to see what the likes of Atlus, Level-5, From Software, Grounding, G.Rev and Nippon Ichi can do with the new platform. The full list is below:

  • 2K Games
  • Access Games
  • Acquire
  • Arc System Works
  • Artdink
  • Atlus
  • Bandai Namco Games
  • Bethesda Softworks
  • BusinessPartner
  • Capcom
  • Cave
  • Codemasters
  • Cute
  • CyberConnect2
  • CyberStep
  • D3 Publisher
  • EA
  • Experience
  • From Software
  • G.rev
  • Genki
  • Grounding
  • GungHo Online Entertainment
  • Hamster
  • Integrow
  • Kadokawa Games
  • Klon
  • Konami
  • Land Ho
  • Level-5
  • Mages
  • Marvelous AQL
  • Moss
  • Nippon Ichi Software
  • Sega
  • Silicion Studio
  • SNK Playmore
  • Spike Chunsoft
  • Square Enix
  • Take-Two Interactive
  • Tango Gameworks
  • Tecmo Koei
  • Triangle Service
  • Ubisoft
  • Warner Entertainment Japan
  • Yuke’s
  • Zoo

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