E313: Xbox One not in all regions at launch
Microsoft has posted product information for its next-generation console, due to release this November. Xbox One will launch in 21 countries worldwide as previously stated during Microsofts E3 conference. Those countries have now been revealed and are listed below.
• New Zealand
• United Kingdom
• United States
According to WSJ, the Xbox One wont be coming to Asian regions until late 2014. Even then, the console will only be available in select markets — Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, and India. Although Japan appears absent from an Xbox One release, Microsoft has said that it will hold an event to announce more information for Japans launch.
Also noted on Microsofts page, "Xbox One games are for activation and distribution only in specified geographic regions. See game package and/or retailer product information, for each game’s specific geographic regions."