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Xbox reportedly looking to buy a Japanese studio as it attempts to finally take on PlayStation in its own backyard

By Alex Calvin, Monday, 9 November 2020 17:10 GMT Microsoft is apparently speaking to Japanese developers about a potential acquisition. That’s according to Bloomberg, which reports that the Xbox firm has been in discussions with studios big and small in the region. There’s no indication yet about who the platform holder has been speaking to or how these discussions have been going.This would be the latest in a long line of acquisitions that Xbox has made in recent years. Back at E3 2018, Microsoft announced that it had purchased Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Undead Labs and Compulsion, in addition to…