Microsoft and Sony have already dropped the ball this coming console generation. Why? Put simply, they’ve waited too long.
Rather than making the most of the momentum their respective consoles have created over the last few years, they’ve waited for the PC to outpace their hardware several fold and even allowed third party developers to come out – like Square Enix, Epic and others – and criticise the console manufacturers’ unwillingness to engage with fans when it comes to the next set of hardware.
So much so that core gamers are willing to grasp onto any promises, no matter how far fetched, with both hands and perhaps more importantly their wallets. Of course we’re talking about the latest overnight Kickstarter success, OUYA.