According to the official Microsoft announcement on the change, Takashi Sensui did not resign as a result of his poor performances as the general manager of Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business, but as a part of the reorganization of of the Xbox business at a global scale. This does not change the fact that since he joined Microsoft’s Japanese Xbox division in 2006 he failed to turn over the sales of the company on the local market, facing an increased competition from the two leading Asian consoles, Sony’s PlayStation and Nintendo’s Wii. Continue reading this story here.
Takashi Sensui, general manager at Microsoft Corporation’s Xbox Japan, has presented his formal resignation on Sunday, Valuewalk reports. Rumors say that his resignation is the result of several years of poor performances for the Xbox on the Japanese market, but Microsoft denies this – according to the official version, Sensui is leaving Xbox Japan to take on a position in the United States.