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Destiny Is a PlayStation Exclusive in Japan

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In the West, upcoming shooter Destiny is a multiplatform game. In Japan, it's not. It's a PlayStation exclusive, Sony announced today.

Instead of getting an Xbox 360 and Xbox One release like it will abroad, the game is exclusive to the PlayStation 3 and the PS4 when it's released in Japan on September 11.


It's worth noting that the Xbox One won't even be out in Japan until September 4, so that, along with evaporating Xbox 360 retail presence in Japan, might be contributing to the game's PlayStation exclusiveness.

Bungie, the studio behind the Xbox exclusive Halo series, is developing Destiny. That's right, at least in one country, Bungie is working on a PlayStation exclusive!


Destiny, however, will be released on the Xbox 360, the Xbox One, the PS3, and the PS4 in the West on September 9.

Kotaku has reached out to Sony Japan to confirm whether or not Destiny is a timed exclusive for the region and will update this story should the company comment.


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