Online console market worth $10.5 billion by 2011

The online console market will be worth USD 10.5 billion by 2011, with connected home consoles accounting for 18.6 per cent of global videogame market revenue.

That's a leap from USD 981 million in 2007, representing just 2.5 per cent of the global games market, according to new research from IDC.

Entirely separate from PC gaming, the online console market will be crucial to the success of the format holders and third-party publishers, with subscription fees, paid for downloadable content and in-game advertising all key to growth.

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CadDad4030d ago

That's a crazy amount of coin!

Economic boost indeed!

DFresh4027d ago

Obviously Playstation because right now they are running big off of three consoles the new PS3, the recent old PS2, and the PSP.
That's clear to me they will win because of that factor.
Nintendo will come in second with the Wii and DS.
Xbox dead last because of the running of 1 console the 360 which is kinda falling behind but still in the races.