Panzer Dragoon coming to X-Box!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tokyo, March 30 (Bloomberg) Ã¢â‚¬â€ Microsoft Corp. said Tokyo- based gamemaker Sega Corp. agreed to publish 11 titles for its new Xbox video-game console, bolstering the appeal of the device to Japanese consumers. Sega agreed to make an undisclosed number of games available exclusively for play on Xbox for a limited time, said Peter Moore, president of SegaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s U.S. unit. He declined to say when the games will go on sale. Microsoft has been working to attract Japanese game companies to make software for Xbox, its bid to challenge rivals Sony Corp. and Nintendo Co. in the $20 billion game market. The agreement with Sega brightens MicrosoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s outlook in Japan, though it still needs to lure other high-profile developers such as Square Co., Namco Ltd. and Capcom Co., said James Lin, an analyst with Jeffries & Co. Ã¢â‚¬Å“They need not only Sega. They need Square, Capcom and Namco to step up and say Ã¢â‚¬Ëœyeah,Ã¢â‚¬ÂÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Lin said. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates plans to discuss the agreement with Sega and demonstrate other games for the Japanese market in a speech later today at the Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft executives said. Sega earlier this year scrapped its money-losing Dreamcast console and now plans to make games for devices such as Xbox and SonyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s PlayStation 2. Games which Sega will make available for Xbox include Ã¢â‚¬Å“Jet Grind Radio Future,Ã¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“Panzer Dragoon,Ã¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“Sega GT2Ã¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Gun Valkyrie.Ã¢â‚¬Â Having Sega games available exclusively is Ã¢â‚¬Å“great for Xbox,Ã¢â‚¬Â Lin said, because that could attract more users to the console. The agreement is also likely a boon for Sega as it focuses on software. Ã¢â‚¬Å“IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m sure they got very favorable terms from Microsoft, including possibly cash payments,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Joseph Spiegel, an analyst with Spinner Asset Management, which owns Sega shares. Microsoft has yet to say exactly when Xbox will go on sale or how much it will cost. The No. 1 software maker expects to introduce the console in the U.S. and Japan by yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s end. In the speech, Gates plans to show footage of 12 games from Japanese developers such as Konami Co., Koei Co., Tecmo Ltd. and Hudson Soft Co., Bach said. Executives from Namco and Capcom will express support for Xbox in the video, though no games from those companies will be shown, he said. Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re trying to communicate to people the depth and breadth of our development commitment from Japan,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Robbie Bach, a Microsoft senior vice president. Konami was previously the only Japanese game maker to publicly name specific titles in development for Xbox. Microsoft executives will also demonstrate a fighting game designed by company employees in Japan called Ã¢â‚¬Å“Project K-X.Ã¢â‚¬Â Microsoft plans to increase its game development staff in Japan to 100 by June. Microsoft also has plans for a game controller tailor-made for the Japanese market. It will be smaller and have a different arrangement of buttons.