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NPD Group: '29% of core gamers are likely to purchase a next-gen console at launch'

GameZone writes, "With the gaming industry suffering from alleged "gamer fatigue" caused by aged console hardware, all eyes are on Sony and Microsoft as we turn the page and enter the next-generation of gaming. I suppose we can include Nintendo's Wii U in there as well. There's no doubt the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 are well past their prime, but are gamers truly ready to move on to the next generation?"

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Snookies121723d ago (Edited 1723d ago )

Uhhhh, we're talking day one right? There's no way 71% of core gamers will just never get a next-gen console.

brbobcat1723d ago

Changed title to better reflect idea

Skip_Bayless1722d ago

Xbox 360 made the consoles age by introducing another viable console to already dominant PS2 on transition to PS3. It made basically all 3rd party games multiplatform which stunted their growth.

3-4-51722d ago

yea it will be much higher.

Intentions1723d ago

I will be getting it, but definitely not at launch/day 1

MakiManPR1723d ago

I'm one of the 29%. I did buy the Wii U on launch day will do the same for the PS4.

WooHooAlex1722d ago

Getting the Wii U in 2014 most likely, but PS4 is definitely a day one buy.

Chaostar1723d ago

100% of the people who are me will be daft enough to wait hours in line come launch day and throw wads of cash at an unsuspecting student shop assistant until they hand over my shiny new play thing.

SlavisH21723d ago

and this is why kinect, move and wii are in the market :(

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