Gamasutra has word that there are already several Japanese game development studios and designers lining up to create titles for the Xbox 2 system
. Yoshiki Okamoto, a former producer at Capcom, is quoted in the article as being surprised at the response the new console is getting. From the article: "I've been hearing that some other designers will also be joining. There are a lot of surprises. I find myself saying: 'What, this development studio!? This game!? These people!?'"
Commentary on the upcoming console's Japanese future also available at GamesIndustry.biz
. Update: 04/07 03:18 GMT
: The translations from the original source came from Gamespot.com.