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Activision warns of Xbox 720, PlayStation 4 'uncertainties'

Activision's president and chief executive Bobby Kotick has warned investors that the upcoming launch of Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's next-generation Xbox may not be the gift to the company others are claiming - and that the games industry may have some tough times ahead.

Speaking during his company's most recent earnings call this week, Kotick warned that he has some concerns surrounding the launch of next-generation consoles from Microsoft and Sony later this year. 'We continue to face the uncertainties of the console transition,' Kotick told investors. 'There are still many unknown factors, such as pricing, launch dates and quantities, the level of first-party support and, importantly, consumer purchase intent in a world where consoles are no longer just competing with each other, but also with new platforms, such as smartphones and tablets.' (Activision, Bobby Kotick, PS4, Xbox One)

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DivineAssault  +   1009d ago
Activision needs to just keep quiet & keep pumping out more COD
The_Infected  +   1009d ago | Funny
Your wish has been granted:)
iGAM3R-VIII  +   1009d ago
Cannot agree anymore

Anyway, I disagree with what Activision is saying, just because the Wii Uis doing horrible, doesn't mean the Xbox Fusion and PS4 will also do poorly, The PS4 and Xbox are kinda like in a different era and genre than the Wii U if you get what I am saying. I am sure both of those consoles will roll in a lot into the gaming industry and will sell crazy at launch. Only time will tell though but for now, Activision is completely wrong
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DeadlyFire  +   1009d ago
Nintendo has only shown me Nintendo like games. I see no difference from the Wii. Sure some stellar titles in their new catalog, but not a string of them released just yet that says you must buy this console right now.

PS4/X720 will have double or triple the adoption rate of WiiU sales at the minimum. Noone is certain that WiiU can do more than last gen. Nintendo still won't show us that it can.
MikeMyers  +   1009d ago
Those who disagree with him are simply out of touch with reality. The people who frequent this forum are trying to keep the glory days alive that console gaming will forever be like its always been and exclusives being the driving force. This guy makes millions of dollars hedging what the mainstream public are looking for in video games. This is why this hardcore crowd often times conflicts with real world sales.

Hate him all you like, have reservations for Call of Duty all you like. The reality is the mainstream public keeps gobbling it up and the companies who make these consoles know how popular the franchise is. They also know the world is changing with the popularity of smartphone games and cheaper indie titles. Some people in here seem to fear or resist this change. The next Xbox and the PS4 may very well sell less than the current generation. This is a possibility some would never fathom.

We've already witnessed the Wii U and the Vita sell less than expected. It could happen on the PS4 and Xbox as well.
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3-4-5  +   1009d ago
for the next 100 years.
monkey nuts  +   1009d ago
Well Wii U sales might start to pick up speed now here in the uk. Asda is selling the basic sku for £149.99 and the premium for £199.99 (saving 100). At that price it won't be long before the masses charge in. I'm gona get one for my daughter, and so I can finally play mario, zelda, metroid in HD. Its too good a price to pass up.
HammadTheBeast  +   1009d ago
They're just worried development costs might increase. OH NO, NOT A FEW BUCKS OUT OF OUR WALLETS!?
dirthurts  +   1008d ago
I see no reason development should increase.
Pushing a higher resolution doesn't cost a dime. Higher resolution textures? Minimal.
An effect here and there...
They're just cheap BA@$#A&DS
Alos88  +   1008d ago
It's a change worth resisting, MikeMyers.
subtenko  +   1008d ago
Wow you feel like that Activision? Dont worry, Sony already pretty much answered those questions besides pricing.

PS4 is coming out this holiday year, pricing wont be more than $600 thats for sure. They are going to have more ps4 unit shipped out due to the increased hype but it will still sellout.

You ask about first partys? We're talking Sony PlayStation here. Consumer purchase intent? Have ya not seen the angry xbox360 owners stating they are gonna buy a ps4? Activision...what a strange strange company. Oh btw, release that orange animal you've been keeping locked up over there!
ZodTheRipper  +   1009d ago
"And our next Call of Duty game will face a more competitive environment than last year. The competitive landscape will likely require us to further increase our sales and marketing investments for our 3 largest franchises, especially in the important holiday season.'"


Instead of increasing development investments they increase SALES and MARKETING ...the only one who's losing are the gamers who'll get an overhyped game in the end just like the last couple of CoD's. It's sad to see that gaming has become pure business by this time.
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kayoss  +   1009d ago
Activision is just worried that they cant use the same COD foundation with just a different skin for the next Gen. This mean that they need to upgrade the graphics, gameplay, mechanics for next gen. COD is like the new madden, same game just different skin.
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bangshi  +   1009d ago
They did increase development budget. That is why Nevasoft now work on COD.

IW also had a relatively large recruitment drive and moved to larger (more expensive) offices.

So they have increased expenditure in other areas.

Using extremes to highlight my point, it matters not if you spend $1 or $1 billion on your game.

You could spend $100 million here, $10 million there. It doesn't mean it will be a better game.

But the game that spends $1 billion on marketing will more than likely (although of course never guaranteed) sell more than the game that spends $1.

When up against stiff, direct competition marketing is critical.

Naturally how the game looks and plays is key, but do not underestimate the marketing effect.
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Godz Kastro  +   1009d ago
Dont buy the game and you wont lose anything. I couldve sworn they havent shown off new engine/game yet. You must be from the future.
SuperBazza  +   1008d ago
Remember, zod18: Kotick is the guy who has said in the past that "developers should always be told they are under a terrible economy, that nothing is certain in the business".

He uses that as a weapon to run Activision by fear and rip teams as he pleases, without any consideration for their artistic integrity, and it seems to me that he will be exploiting feelings of uncertainty to the extent he can get away with once again.

Such a snake, this man. I don't really know about his efficiency, but he's a jerk in all cases.
Saigon  +   1009d ago
I am starting to get sick of Activision, I am starting to see a pattern with them. Every generation they complain about the new system that are prepped to come out and each generation they seem to dominate in sales. I think this is their pattern for good luck. They just need to keep creating games and let the games do the talking for them. Though EA is hated, I at least commend them for keeping their mouth shut when needed or always speak positive about the systems.
JsonHenry  +   1009d ago
Bobby is talking about money. He knows money. People should listen to him when he talks about unknowns in relation to making money.

If he was talking about making games, making gamers happy, and other things gaming related at the point of being an end user I would ignore him.
Hueynewton2012  +   1008d ago
What they are trying to say is that their main franchise and money maker COD faces an uncertain future due to stiff competition from battlefield and other emerging choices the next generation will offer.

Why im not concerned is because Sony still has a bunch of 1st party devs and the new system has already been considered dev friendly. If Microsoft comes thru it will be icing on the cake for me. If Microsoft brings the pain it means all core gamers win. Gamers should be cheering for both systems to prosper due to the Wii U floundering and all this IOS, tablet and phone gaming non sense that has created mild uncertainty.
GamerzElite  +   1008d ago
What they will show at XBox Infinty reveal event? COD: Ghost playing first time on XBox 360 at XBox Infinity reveal event... LOL
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Scholla  +   1008d ago
lmboooooooooooooooo @Divine @Kratos @Igam3r
nypifisel  +   1008d ago
They're right about some things. The smartphones and tablets will compete with the consoles, but this only apply to the casual market! The casuals that flocked in to the market with Wii and Kinect. They fail to understand that these weren't actual customers to begin with, they wouldn't had bought the next GoW or CoD or whatever, they bought Kinect sports, or Wii Sports, maybe another title. That's about it.

Smartphones can give casuals an experience they've come to expect from games, it's light and fluffy. Hardcore gamers won't settle with that and won't settle with the simple minded nature of smartphone games. In that sense they're stupid to think the gamer market will shrink cause of phones, it wont. The console hardware market will however when casuals don't buy the next generation.
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ichimaru  +   1009d ago
well I suppose Activision is in a position to know these things I suppose
ZodTheRipper  +   1009d ago
It should say enough that he's taking the Wii U's failure to reinforce his statements. Of course there's some truth in his words, consumers have only x-amount of cash to spend on gaming and now that almost any device can be used for games, the market share for consoles has dropped a bit. But the demand for high quality productions will probably never be in decline so it's pretty pessimistic to say something like that as a CEO of one of the biggest publishers worldwide.
Dark_Overlord  +   1009d ago
This is the part that stuck out most for me

"the level of first-party support"

As he's talking about the PS4 and next Xbox, I believe this reference is in relation to the next Xbox (Cause Sony have a ton of 1st Party support).

I'm curious as to what he knows (Or believes he knows).
Jdoki  +   1009d ago
That is an interesting part of the statement.

But I can see it two ways...

1. If a console doesn't get enough 1st party support it can impact hardware sales and therefore 3rd party titles don't sell as the install base it too small

2. If a console has loads of 1st party support then Activision are up against titles that are (usually) of much higher quality, so it can also hurt their sales.

In some ways, as the XBox has woeful 1st party support for the core gamer, and we know MS will throw more money at marketing rather than fresh in-house IP, Activision are perfectly poised to scoop up more sales on next gen XBox.
kayoss  +   1009d ago
But isnt thats the case for every Gen? Software support will be slow at first including first party and 3rd party, but once the ball get rolling everything will be fine. The PS2 era was probably one of the best era for gaming. But when they started to convert to next gen, it took a while and now the PS2, xbox, dreamcast, and N64 are the thing of the past.
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Bleucrunch  +   1009d ago
Activision is concerned about the fact they do not have a large library of games in their camp. I man COD craze will die down as I don't believe it is as good as it was before...Activision will actually have to sit down and think about creating new IP's and this make Kotick itch where the sun don't shine.
ALLWRONG  +   1009d ago
"I believe this reference is in relation to the next Xbox (Cause Sony have a ton of 1st Party support)."

Sony has closed down studios and MS now has more first party devs on the next Xbox.
Skips  +   1009d ago
You may be right...

But more than half of those studios are either no names, small studios who've worked on nothing but tiny mobile/XBLA games with probably 10 or 15 employees, (or even worse) studios who are forced to work on nothing but Kinect. -_-

Only ones actually worth a damn are 343 and Turn 10...
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Bigpappy  +   1008d ago
Jdoki is correct. Publishers do not like 1st party competition. M$ had to kill off their 1st and 2nd party sports series to get EA to bring their sports games to the original Xbox. If first party is too dominant (Nintendo), 3rd party tend to not have strong support for the system.

Another good point from Bobby is we don't know what the initial supply of consoles will be. Usually, they purposely or un-purposely do not stock enough to meet demand at release.
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cleft5  +   1009d ago
It's surprising to see Kotick of all people speaking common sense, but it does just show that their is a reason they put this guy in charge. I am hyped for next-gen as a gamer that wants to play the latest and greatest. But I also know that development cost are going to be a lot higher.

The costs want change right away because the new titles will basically be up scaled 360/ps3 titles. After those are out and developers start taking advantage of the systems true potential cost are going to jump. Combine that with marketing cost and you have a combination that is going to see a lot of companies go under if their title isn't a mega success. Just look at the whole Tomb Raider thing.
dcbronco  +   1009d ago
I think Bobby is just trying to get ahead of diminishing CoD sales caused by higher BF4 sales. He can make all of the excuses he wants. The reality is many are getting tired of the annual re-hash CoD has become. Treyarch continues to try to innovate, but without Infinity Ward there to re-build the engines Bobby knows he has a problem.
cleft5  +   1009d ago
Maybe so but it is still a billion seller and ultimately thats what these companies care about.
dcbronco  +   1008d ago
Definitely still a huge seller. But over the next few years sales will fall more and more until it becomes a 5 million copy seller instead of a 25 million copy seller. Five is still great by most standards. But it will be a huge fall off.
DOMination-  +   1008d ago
That won't happen unless another game comes along and reinvents and redefines the genre. Good game though it may be, BF4 or KZ aren't going to cut it. Maybe Respawns game will? Though i imagine even that will be more evolution rather than revolution.

This isn't just an fps problem either. I don't think I've seen a next gen game that's interested me yet. They are all following the same formula just with better graphics.

The best I've seen so far is The Witness which tells you the state of gaming right now.
dcbronco  +   1008d ago
I don't think another game has to do it. Once the Internet turns against something it usually snowballs. And the Internet has been going against CoD lately. Whether or not something is good or there is a better option has never mattered before. The only thing needed is for the bad comments to keep coming.
Jek_Porkins  +   1009d ago
Well he isn't entirely wrong, we don't know pricing, release dates or all of the games that will be available right away. No matter how you slice it, the install base on these new consoles isn't going to be as appealing as the current ones for the foreseeable future.

We all assume the Wii U is doing poorly for one reason or another, but it could very well be a trend in the industry, I mean who doesn't see the Xbox 360 and PS3 outselling the Xbox Infinity and PS4 for at least a year?

I think if people have the choice between a $99 Xbox 360 or $199 PS3, those are going to look very appealing to parents and a lot of people in comparison to possible $400-$500 new consoles.

It'll be interesting to see how it all works out, I love gaming and hope everything rebounds, but we've never launched a console generation with so much competition from things like tablets and phones.
Gr81  +   1009d ago
Too Mention consoles that may be looking at a $4-500 price tag in an economy in the shitter still. This guys warning might look prophetic in the near future.
Bleucrunch  +   1009d ago
Yes but its Activision doing the warning...with their history they haven't earned that right with the way they do things. Kotick needs to focus on the incoming new hardware...OR create your own console and see if your loyal COD fan base will purchase a console from you just to play ONE kind of game ALL THE TIME!
raWfodog  +   1009d ago
Yes but the only ones who will be buying $99 360's and $199 PS3's are people who don't already own them. The current owners of those systems are more than likely going to be looking to buy the next generations (price willing).

In the article, the author stated:
"It's hard to fault Kotick's analysis: the Wii U has been a poor seller for Nintendo, and has seen a whopping £100 knocked off its £299 recommended retail price since its launch last year. A lack of triple-A games from third party developers - something that may not change any time soon, with numerous publishers stating outright that their franchises won't be making the move to the Wii U - combined with the misconception among the company's casual gaming customers that the Wii U is a mere upgraded version of the Wii they already own are thought to be to blame, with Nintendo working hard to correct both issues."

The author tries to use the WiiU as an example of the 'doomed' console industry but does anyone think the PS4 or Nexbox (Fusion?) will have a lack of developers making games for the systems? And everyone knows that these systems (at least the PS4 so far) is not simply an 'upgraded' version of the current system. The WiiU's problem is that it is not innovating.
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Jek_Porkins  +   1008d ago
I think the next Xbox and PlayStation could see some developers not develop for the consoles right away, and the same reason as to why some aren't developing for the Wii U right now, the install base just isn't large enough for every developer to jump in.

Even developers like Deep Silver said they will "eventually" develop for the next Xbox and PlayStation, but not right away.

I'd expect in a year or so most will jump on board, where as the Wii U hasn't been out but six months, I'm sure more will get on board with it when the install base is there.

I think there still might be core gamer's who went with either Sony or Microsoft as a solo console owner, those people might very well jump in and play the back catalog if prices do drop.

My younger brother is a good example, Xbox fan all the way, but is interested in a PS3 if it drops to $199, just to play older games that he missed out on. I suspect there might be gamer's thinking the same thing. Also, parents love to buy their kids the "hot" item, but short supplies and cheaper price could push quite a few older consoles.

It's all speculation on my part anyway.
Belking  +   1009d ago
He is right and these console aren't going to sell like everyone is thinking. They will struggle like the wii-u. People will still spend more on the older console's games. Only those die hards will go out and buy the new ones and that won't be as many as people are expecting.
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JuleyJules  +   1008d ago
I've said this before and talked with PS3/360 owners I know who've just got into those systems which are selling well even now. They are not jumping on board right away and I think that trend will carry over to lots of Sony/MS fans - more than people realize. The Wii sales slowed down for a couple of years before the Wii U launch and look how that has turned out. Granted I know Nintendo could have done things better but still it is what it is at this point. If costs are high for systems and games that will deter people. If there aren't a lot of games at launch that's another factor. Nintendo learned that the hard way as they learned that developing for a new platform they aren't used to costs more and takes longer. They've said they'd rather take longer for a better game than put out one quickly only to have it suck and bomb. The market is not what it was when PS3/360/Wii launched and really how did those launches go for Sony/MS? Time will tell but I think Belking is on the right track as is the CEO of Activision. After all it's his job to study the market and have some clue as to what is going on.
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JuleyJules  +   1008d ago
I'm not saying this scenario will happen but if it did I can just see the internet message boards:

Sony and Microsoft fight tooth and nail, head to head for gamers. The new systems come out and as we've said their launches might be similar to Nintendo. Meanwhile, Nintendo steps up their marketing (which should have been done all along); releases key games on schedule (also should have been done) like Mario 3D, Mario Kart, X, Pikmin 3, Bayonetta 2 etc before Christmas. They're not fighting directly with the others but everyone wants sales. As many people mention Nintendo makes kiddie games. Well those kiddies at Christmas time are very persuasive. So if there are games like I mentioned above and the price is lower for Wii U compared to the other systems those kids might just be getting a Wii U at Christmas. My point (which may not happen and I get that) is that while the others fight Nintendo might just see sales rise as there are other older gamers waiting for games like Bayonetta 2, Smash Brothers, Wind Waker HD, Zelda HD (2014), Retro's new game etc. Gamers might just be surprised come the end of 2013.

Also, if this does happen we might see in 2014 smaller developers making games for Wii U while they wait for the install base to grow for the PS4/720 should they have a slow start like the CEO of Activision is predicting. Some developers have said they aren't doing Wii U games yet until the base is there which makes sense.
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fei-hung  +   1009d ago
I think this is more to do with Activision not Hapy with making COD on current and Next gen platforms due to cost as well nut being happy about 1st party studios potentially making COD look like crap.

Activision will take a heavy beating if they let battlefield less the next gen fps competition. All those COD fans who haven't played another fps outside of COD will be dying what they have been missing out on and then getting them back will be a lot more difficult.
SnakeCQC  +   1009d ago
anyone taking bets if activision will still be using the same cog engine on their "next gen" games
v0rt3x  +   1009d ago
you might not like the company - but they are one of the few companies who are well versed in gaming platforms - and not only "the big three" - but other smaller platforms as well. We should be wise not to immediately dismiss what they have to say - but equally it doesn't mean everything they say is automatically true.
hesido  +   1009d ago
I'll do my part: I'll buy a next gen console and I'll buy some games to go with it. I ask everybody to do the same. While I understand Activision's worries, the only uncertainty on my part is if I'm actually going to buy COD next gen.
nevin1  +   1009d ago
eventhough i been saying this too, but its funny he's saying it because isnt the new COD will be at the xbox reveal?
zebrahim  +   1009d ago
I logged n just to respond to this after months of silence on the n4g comments section. Bobby Kotick is a classic example of dangerous leadership. His approach is fuelled with retarded remarks and a detached perception of reality. Unfortunately though, his luck with regurgitation of sub-standard software (COD)gives him a false sense of stature to comment. Nintendo, over the last few years have been an anomaly, gaining success of the back of an uneducated customer (soccer moms and noobs). This is irony at play as Activision runs the same risk gaining success of a similar principle, but bearing the risk of falling foul in the long running, a self fulfilled prophecy if you will.
ceejaa  +   1009d ago
I think whoever makes statements like tablets and phones are cutting into gaming sales is an idiot. No one who plays xbox or playstation is going to be like "I was gonna buy a new console but I'm cool with my angry birds and fruit ninja"
irokster  +   1009d ago
Exactly. I don't understand where people get that the experience is the same on mobile platforms compared to consoles.
raWfodog  +   1009d ago
Exactly. Many people fail to realize that all mobile gaming is doing is opening up an avenue to more 'casual' gamers> These are people who would not necessarily buy a major console just to play games but will quickly buy a .99 cent game from the app store. The serious gamers are the ones that these consoles are geared towards and I have yet to see one of us give up our consoles just to play games on tablets all day.
jukins  +   1009d ago
why are people ignoring the obvious signs that this situation is entirely possible for the next playstation and xbox? just because it comes from someone you dont like we shouldnt dismiss it but the industry as a whole is on a decline with multiple factors to blame (economy, longer console generations more competition etc).

Many popular franchises are on the decline, publishers calling 2+ mill sales failures. I honestly hope sony and microsoft can bring life back into the industry because gaming is in an awkward transition state.
yugovega  +   1009d ago
the gamin crash of 2014. its gonna be sad when first parties release more games in a year then 3rd parties but its coming.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   1009d ago
Wekk, its no secret thst the console market has eroded giving away to the IOS devices. The first three years of the ps4 and next xbox are going to be crucial to see if they can regain the market back.
CEOSteveBallmer  +   1009d ago
I don't think PS3/360/Wii/Wii-U gamers will replace their gaming fix with smartphone games. Remember, the reason console sales are on a decline is because almost all "Core" gamers have bought a PS3, 360 and Both!. But demographically, Small kids, Granparents and parents who are not tech savvy "outnumber" core gamers. So they prefer to game on tablets and smartphones which have easy games that you don't need to learn complex controls and mechanics that we play on consoles. Ive made my aunt and mom try to play uncharted but its too difficult for them to point the gun with the 2nd analog stick. So they just preferred to play on mobile devices. And casuals are the reasons why Wii is a success. I don't know now that times have changed. Nintendo cannot expect casuals to buy again their console because they are comfortable with smartphones and tablets
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ninjagoat  +   1009d ago
Pooor Activison having to move off the COD2 milking engine after all these years most have came as an awful shock :o.
Dlacy13g  +   1009d ago
As much as I am not a Kotick fan, what he said to investors makes a lot of sense at this point. There are still many unknown things about both next gen consoles and most of what is unknown would have direct impact on 3rd party software sales.
thehitman  +   1009d ago
Um.... this statement came from their annual report which is a business meeting directed at the shareholders. I actually read briefly through their report and didnt see anything any other company would have not said. Its political jargon and pretty normal statement when your forecasting future expenses, revenues and profits. Doesnt mean at all they dont see lots of success ahead its just if things dont go well we at least said so kind of thing to their shareholders.
CEOSteveBallmer  +   1009d ago
All business types are a gamble and risk. It maybe somehow true that consoles are competing with mobile games and smartphones. But I don't believe that all people who used to play on 360/PS3/Wii will now convert to play iOS and Android games. I play also on android and iOS but I will never every replace my true gaming systems. PC and Consoles.
Th3 Chr0nic  +   1009d ago
They have no one but themselves to blame for watering down everything they put their hands on. they will never admit it but they have done more damage than anyone else. EA gets made to look like the worst bad guy in the industry but its really activi$ion that is draining the life out of gaming
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WickedLester  +   1009d ago
Couldn't this be said at the beginning of ANY new console generation though? There is always uncertainty when you're starting from scratch and building a brand new userbase from the ground up. I do not agree with his views based on the Wii U's performance. IMO the development of the Wii-U was a reaction to what I call "tablet panick." As a result, Nintendo introduced a very weak console with a horrible controller/tablet hybrid that is neither a great controller, nor a great tablet. Plus they don't have the gimmick factor that the Wii had with the new control scheme. Everyone is under this impression that tablets and smart phones are a threat to consoles and I think that is such BS! They are completely different products that bring completely different experiences. No one buys 60" plasmas to play Angry Birds! Likewise, no one wants to play Skyrim on a tablet! The reasons console sales have been in decline are because A.) This current generation saw console sales reach over 250 MILLION! There is such a thing as "critical mass" and the market is saturated. Pretty much everyone that wanted a console this generation has one! B.) This generation is 7+ years in the making. That is well beyond the typical 5 year cycle with new generations.

I guarantee you that once the PS4 and Xbox Fusion are out, this whole cycle will begin again and the industry will be on the upswing.
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4lc4pon3  +   1009d ago
I can see his concerns but I believe this is going to be the best and biggest bunch of years ever in gaming. The PS4/Fusion are going to sell like hotcakes. Activision just better get on the ball with COD and do something new rather then milking it to death
Holeran  +   1009d ago
Anyone actually thinking that next gen consoles are competing with tablets and smart phones is sadly mistaken. I have 2 tablets and 2 smart phones and the only time I ever play on any of them is when I am not home.
Th3 Chr0nic  +   1008d ago
activision doesnt care about them competing in the same terms a gamer would consider competition. all activision sees is money going towards something other than their product and that is enuff to deem it competition in their eyes. you and me see games and some games that are low quality and some that are high quality, but to activision they see Dollars and thats it. to them a low quality title and a high quality title are the same cause all they see is the pricetag and potential profit.
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kevnb  +   1008d ago
way things are going its going to be a tablet and pc world, and piracy will be impossible thanks to big brother like restrictions we already see in all other media besides the internet.
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TheFamous1  +   1008d ago
More like using this as an excuse because Call of Duty is old and tired and World of Warcraft is on a decline.. two HUGE money makers for them.
sarshelyam  +   1008d ago
What are you blind Bobby? Stop generalizing. There is NO question as to Sony's First Party support as evidenced by the February unveil, and we all know more is on the way. You may be concerned about Microsoft, and that's fine...but get your facts straight you douche!
ufo8mycat  +   1008d ago
Competing with tablets? LOL Wrong audience. tablets are focusing on casual people.

PS4 at least is focusing on CORE gaming. Different market.
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