Microsoft's Xbox Rumored will launch in China in September 2014

In China, despite the country having an abundance of developers creating Chinese-based PC games, there is a ban on video game consoles, including handheld ones, that had gone into effect in 2000 as the government was worried about the effects of video games on their youth. The ban has since been lifted but if the rumors are to be believed, Microsoft could be looking to enter the Chinese market with their Xbox platform come September 2014.

China, the land where game consoles are currently still in a quasi-banned state, the console wars pretty much haven’t started yet. Gray market imports of both PlayStation 4s and Xbox Ones are slowly trickling in, but it seems that, after all, the scales might tip in Microsoft’s favour.P

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