Japan XBOX Launch Unimpressive?

Japan XBOX Launch Unimpressive?

by March 3, 2002

From The Magic Box:

It was clarified that Microsoft has sold 123,334 units of XBox for the first weekend of the launch in Japan (Feb 22 – 24). As of February 24, the average game shops across Japan has sold about 50% of the stocks. Here are the sales of some of the XBox launch titles:

Dead or Alive 3 – 73,604 units
Genma Onimusha – 19,600 units
Project Gotham Racing – 15,925 units
Jet Set Radio Future – 9,800 units
Double S.T.E.A.L. – 8575 units
Nezumi Kuzu: Have a Mice Day – 8575 units
Air Force Delta II – 7350 units
– Here is a comparison chart of the console launches in Japan.

Microsoft XBox – 123,334
Nintendo GameCube – 175,000
Sony PlayStation 2 – 680,000 units
Sega Dreamcast – 120,000 units
Sega Saturn – 107,000 units
Sony PlayStation – 101,000 units
(* No data for Nintendo 64 launch)