Xbox Launches Strategic Move In PlayStation’s Turf

KEY POINTS

  • Sony and Microsoft are set to release their respective next-generation gaming consoles in November
  • Xbox recently made a move in PlayStation’s teritorry
  • Pre-order for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series  in Japan starts September 25

With the release date of next-generation gaming consoles fast approaching, Microsoft made a strategic move in Sony’s turf.

A new report from Japanese site Famitsu revealed that Microsoft had cut the price of the Xbox Series S in Japan a few days after the disc-less all-digital gaming console was announced. Xbox slashed the price of the Series S by 3,000 JPY or around $29, excluding tax. Meanwhile, the price of the Xbox Series X remains the same in the region.

Microsoft’s latest move came after the launch announcements of the PS5. Xbox made it very clear about its intention of improving its position in the Japanese market. The global launch of the Xbox

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