CVG: Eat Sleep Play founder David Jaffe anticipates there'll be one more traditional home console generation before other platforms take over the market.
The Xbox 720 and PS4, could possibly end up being cloud-based systems.
Yep, it will all go cloud/PC soon.
Or maybe powerful PCs will be so basic in 10 years time that eveyone will have one just like the majority of people in some countries have HD TVs.
As long as consoles are available I'll keep buying them.
he's probably right but that's in like 15 years from now at least
There will be consoles as long as there is money to be made. But with the addition of game services like Onlive, that other one, and PlayStation Suites you really don't need a dedicated gaming device to play games on. My prediction will be that they will focus more on becoming better media hubs than they already are aka a PC without being call that. You get your hub, rent movies, play the latest games, record TV, play music, upload pictures, surf the web, etc...
No. Cloud based systems are not ready for mass market. I can't even get broadband where I live. Speeds aren't fast enough in a lot of other placed. Cloud based gaming systems will become available after a global broadband system has been established. I would not be surprised if that took 20 years.
There will be broadband just about everywhere in the US in about 10 years.
I didnt know US was another name for EARTH. Face it the US might have a big market but it isnt the only one in this world.
why are you limiting yourself to just the USA? i know you probably live there but the rest of the world needs to have just as good internet before the cloud takes off the USA/some asian countries alone is not enough
yea i think at the start of the next gen it will be a hybrid of regular box games as well as digital download and over time more and more ppl will buy online but by no means can i see retail games totally disappearing anytime soon. because even now just playing online you can just tell some ppl just have crappy net so cloud/digital download may not always be an option as well as sparatic internet outages. sony nintendo or microsoft wont ever want to cut any of the customers off by offering games via the internet only
Its been a hybrid of boxed games and digital download for while.
well i understand that but im talking more "core" games becoming a focus DD or cloud. man gotta be so damn specific with you ppl. lurkers just waiting for an opportunity to seem like a know it all be right.
Are you joking ? The country's known for the biggest sales of games have not got the internet to support such a thing. Maybe in 10 years when everyone can have fiber connections running at say 50meg so your not slowing down everyone in the house it might be ready. The only service so far is on live and that step backwards for PC gamers limited to 720p and average amount people would have to have settings at low-medium.
When there's no more consoles to buy and no more physical media to own... then I'll be on the sidelines, enjoying what I own now and a PS4.
As long it's comfortably on the TV in the living room (and bedroom), and not behind a PC, it's fine by me.
But what will come after that. it's a well known fact that "tech" can never stop moving forward.
if the cloud ever does take off and is actually viable and a success, dont expect anything to take its place for about 20, im basing this on how long console have been around
I think he is wrong. There will always be some type of a console you can play games on.
720, lol. I guess it will still have a MAXIMUM resolution of 720p hahaha.
PS3 1080 .. :P
LMFAO @ the pic.
There will be more as long as console gamers support it.
completely wrong.... gaming on phones is beyond misserable as long as people buy them there will be systems. These developers are getting more and more out of touch and trapped in a world of dellusion the one thing I agree with him about is gameplay is the most important thing. And the last time I remembered you needed dedicated consoles and handhelds to achieve that The one thing I notice is that people who are actually relevant in the game industry dont say anything like this. Only those who A) have there head up apples ass B) indie developers or c) are not in the game industry like analyst say this
I bet you David Jaffe is actually thinking in this picture 'My hair is on fire, but I know something you don't know... I am going to throw the guy who set my hair on fire in my island Volcano... ALSO FYI, I have a Island Volcano, got a problem with it?'
Jaffe has gotten old. His last billion predictions were all wrong! Why wouldn't this one?
I just know I' m not going to play on Pc ever. Not to troll on Pc users but that' s just not for me, it' s just a mtter of taste. I don' t even consider mobile "gaming" like cellphone/tablets. So I really hope he is wrong lol Anyway I think he is.
I think maybe 1 more after that and then it will be it. That one after that will be 100% cloud based like onlive or similar services.
There is just too much money in consoles for them to suddenly die. Not only are games on consoles very lucrative, but all other digital media is entering the living room through consoles. Always follow the money.
I think the PSPGo was a good indication of how well Digital Download only will go. I know people like digital for Ipods or whatever, but it's different with games, I want to own the actual physical copy, with the case and everything. I'll never buy a console that does DD only. It's just the way I feel.
the internet isn't ready for cloud only gaming and even when it is, the internet goes down, technical difficulties occur some people prefer physical media etc
cloud based services are going to be the way to go
Korea should already have it. They have super fast speeds.
It's going to happen, but you guys can all stay in 2011 if you want ;)
Probable. Developers just can't invest $40M per game, too risky. Although that's not to say we won't see the PC pushing WAYYY beyond whatever the next-generation can do.
A lot of consumers still prefer hard media. If you dont buy a CD for a game you dont own the game. You cant sell it or buy games used. Unless they can solve that problem, i cant see cloud gaming becoming super popular. Plus which one of you doesnt like to admire your game collection on your shelf? hmm?
I Always ALWAYS get physical copies.... Screw this cloud digital bollocks
I agree I always prefer physical copies of my media as well. Having a download just isn't the same. I can bring my games to my friends place and play them right away everytime. If I had to go to my friends place and download something like a 10 gig game, I'd just end up sitting there doing nothing while it downloads for hours.
theres an apocalypse or World War III, i dont see that happening!
I still believe there are atleast a couple of generations of gaming consoles left.Every multi-billion earning hardware extends the life of the tech by a few years.
who cares about Jaffe
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