Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S price increase announced for Japan


Microsoft has announced a 5,000 yen price increase for the manufacturer suggested retail price of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles in Japan, which will go into effect beginning February 17.

Xbox Series X will increase from a suggested retail price of 54,978 yen to 59,978 yen, and Xbox Series S will increase from 32,278 yen to 37,978 yen.

In a statement, Microsoft Japan said, “After carefully evaluating the market condition in Japan, we have decided to change the suggested retail price of Xbox consoles in the country. We regularly evaluate the impact of local pricing to maintain reasonable consistency across regions. This price revision affects our customers and was a difficult decision to make, but going forward we will continue to provide the ultimate Xbox experience that our customers expect.”

Thanks, Famitsu.