The release date of the Xbox One has been announced by Microsoft Japan. September 4th will be the day Japanese gamers will have the opportunity to pick up the console. The price is set at 39,980 yen. This price is for the console without the Kinect and this price is also the same as the Playstation 4. The Xbox console with Kinect included will cost 49,980 yen.
Launch games have also been announced. The lineup includes:
- Forza Motorsport 5
- Kinect Sports Rivals
- Dead Rising 3
- Ryse: Son of Rome
It will be interesting to see just how well the Xbox One will sell in the home country of Sony.