Microsoft Corp’s new flagship game console, the Xbox Series X, is projected to launch in China in the first half of next year. Photo: Reuters Microsoft Corp’s new flagship game console, the Xbox Series X, is projected to launch in China in the first half of next year. Photo: Reuters
Microsoft Corp’s new flagship game console, the Xbox Series X, is projected to launch in China in the first half of next year. Photo: Reuters
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Microsoft said to launch Xbox Series X game console in China next year after getting certified

  • The US tech giant was recently granted separate safety certifications by mainland regulators for two unnamed game consoles
  • Getting one more certification, from the Ministry of Culture, is expected to pave the way for the domestic release of the Xbox Series X and Series S

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Microsoft Corp’s new flagship game console, the Xbox Series X, is projected to launch in China in the first half of next year. Photo: Reuters Microsoft Corp’s new flagship game console, the Xbox Series X, is projected to launch in China in the first half of next year. Photo: Reuters
Microsoft Corp’s new flagship game console, the Xbox Series X, is projected to launch in China in the first half of next year. Photo: Reuters

Corrected [10:11am, 26 Nov, 2020]

  • [10:11am, 26 Nov, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story quoted Daniel Ahmad from Niko Partners as saying that Microsoft still needs to secure a separate certification from the Ministry of Commerce. That should be the Ministry of Culture.

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