As evidenced by our weekly sales charts
, the Xbox 360 is finally making some (see: any) headway in Japan, strengthened by a recent salvo of Square-Enix releases on the system. As such, Microsoft finally has the customer base to justify exporting a feature that Americans have been enjoying for over two years now -- the Xbox Live Video Marketplace
According to Famitsu, the Video Marketplace will be landing on Japanese 360s sometime next year
, bringing with it a new slew of Japanese films and anime. Simmer down, Naruto
-ites -- said content will be region-locked, leaving you to make due with your unsophisticated
American programming. Unfortunately, the service's Japanese release date is fairly vague -- is an anticipated quarter
too much to ask for a launch window? Come on, Microsoft. Help a ?? out.