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Microsoft to launch Xbox One in China on September 29


The gaming freaks from China will have to wait for Xbox One for some more time right now. According to the news, Microsoft has delayed the release date for the product in China yet again. After a lot of rumors and critical talks, it seemed the Microsoft was all set to release Xbox One in China on September 23. But fate had some other things in mind. Microsoft Corporation announced on Tuesday that they will delay the launch of the product till 29th September.xbox-one

According to the statement made by Enwei Xie, General Manager of Xbox China the government waved the green flag for just 10 games. Thus the Microsoft Corporation will make the necessary changes and then launch the Xbox One. Mr. Xie also mentioned that Microsoft Corporation has the intentions to launch more games in the coming weeks. Thus, the gaming fans in China will not have to wait long for the mind blowing games that Xbox One has in store for them.

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On the other hand, the launch of Xbox One in the world’s 2nd largest economy, China is of great importance because Xbox One will be the first gaming console to be launched in China in more than a decade. China had banned the sale of gaming consoles as the government thought that it was having a wrong impact on the children. The Chinese Government released the law last year for the companies operating in a new free trade zone in Shanghai. Microsoft is able to launch Xbox One in China as the corporation invested in BesTV New Media within the zone to develop video games.

The Games which will be lined up for the initial launch include Forza Motorsport 5, Naughty Kitties, Zoo Tycoon, etc.. Most of the violent shooting games have missed out on the initial entry. The major names include Call of Duty: Ghosts, Titanfall, etc.. The experts believe that the sales figure of Xbox One in China will be directly in proportion to the games that are being launched. It is not such that China was completely free of gaming consoles during the ban and games like Call of Duty: Ghosts have a huge fan following in China as well. Thus, it will be interesting to see how the people react to Xbox One without the games that can give you an adrenaline rush.

It is also believed that the price of the device will be crucial. The rumors are that Xbox One will be priced at $700 (4,299 Yuan). This amount will buy anyone a good smartphone, which can also provide the users an awesome gaming experience. It will be interesting to follow Xbox One as it goes on sale on September 29th.

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