A major focus area for Xbox recently has been to improve the Japanese video game library.
A new report from Bloomberg clarifies this, revealing how Microsoft approached “some” Japanese developers (of all sizes) for a potential acquisition.
“Some Japanese-based game developers, small to large, said they approached them to buy their business. They asked for anonymity because negotiations were private and refused. Provides details on how discussions unfolded. “
Sarah Bond ̵1; who oversees the relationship with creators across Microsoft’s entire gaming ecosystem – also mentioned that Xbox has intensified discussions with Japanese developers in general to encourage them. bring more games to Xbox.
One incidental was Koei Tecmo – with the company president saying he would be willing to consider more games for Xbox if Phil and his colleagues continued to show interest in Japan.
It’s no secret that Xbox wants to improve its market presence and relationships in the country.
For example, in recent months, Spencer has been talking about how hard the Xbox team in Japan has been working really hard and, obviously, there have been constant rumors about Microsoft’s acquisition of a Japanese studio.
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