Despite introducing a more affordable price point for the Xbox 360, Microsoft did not enjoy as big a boom as Sony with the PS3 Slim-and-price-cut combo. Things are looking even more glum for Microsoft in its competitors' home turf, Japan, where word is coming out that the Xbox 360 is already struggling.
Sharing his thoughts through his blog, a Japanese retailer employee described how Microsoft just didn't have a strong lineup back in TGS. "But all in all, there was nothing," he wrote, adding that what makes matters worse is that the the competition will be getting bigger exclusives that will widen the gap even more.
According to the last Media Create hardware chart, the Xbox 360 fell 12.57% the previous week, selling only 4,244 units.
The latest Media Create hardware chart: