Microsoft has announced an imminent price increase for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles in Japan. In an important market for the company, the cost will increase, both for the older and younger set-top boxes of the new generation, by 5,000 yen (about 2,700 rubles at the current exchange rate). Thus, the price on the Xbox console will change as follows:
On Xbox Series X will increase from 54,978 yen to 59,978 yenOn Xbox Series S will increase from 32,278 yen to 37,978 yen
The Xbox team commented on the increase in the cost of the Xbox Series X consoles as follows | S in Japan:
After carefully assessing the state of the market in Japan, we have decided to change the MSRP for Xbox consoles in the country. We regularly evaluate the impact of local pricing to maintain reasonable consistency across regions. This pricing review is impacting our customers and it has been a difficult decision, but going forward we will continue to deliver the ultimate Xbox experience our customers expect.
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