Having just launched a US-based studio focusing on next generation game development, it's perhaps unsurprising that Just Cause maker Avalanche expects to see one or both of Xbox 720 and PS4 on the market by 2014.
Yeah this sounds right to me.
I agree, early 2014 is the latest we'll see them IMO.
I'll say early 2013 for the successor to the 360 and holiday 2013 for the PS4.
Eh, I don't think it would be early 2013 for the next Xbox. I doubt MS would want to miss the holiday season. Especially with Black Friday, Christmas and whatnot. I'm still going to keep my prediction: Holiday 2013.
late 2014 for the ps4 maybe even 2015 if their really smart. The playstation three is still kicking and by the looks of things it's sales will just be hitting their stride in the next few years. They'll probably just sit on it till year nine or ten before putting out the text console.. I mean really their still selling millions of ps2 each month. Their not going to announce another console when they haven't even discontinued that one.
Agree...Xbox 720 Holiday 2013. While PS4 will be trying to launch as early as possible in 2014....may end up being around October 2014. I hope Xbox does not do something dumb like nintendo and make some proprietary drive that does not play Blu-Ray...to me it seems like a proprietary drive and proprietary disc would cost more.
I don't know why people keep thinking Sony will launch last. I mean, I get the reasoning, it's just bad reasoning. They can't afford to do that.
MS and Sony, head to head, 2013.
Interesting..I'd say 2014 would be at the latest for a console launch at this point.
Lol wow.... Ok if you say so.
2015 at the latest
I'm fine with my PS3 for at least 3 years from now.
Thats what I was thinking, I don't want a PS4 for the next 3 years.
I was like that in 2004 when I playing PS2 and Xbox 1....then I saw the next gen games in person and wasn't so fine with the oldies anymore
Well said, Gypsygib. I could care less until I stumble across game footage and then I go into "WANT" mode.
Lets hope so! Life is way to short for 10 year cycle I will be at the end of my life span by time PlayStation 8.
I always thought life is too long.
It is. That's why I hope the Mayans are right about 2012. Gives me just over a year to play Skyrim and then see ya!
What I like about these rumors is that it shows us that they are already working on next-gen games. That hopefully means that the launch line-up for the next Xbox/PlayStation will be awesome :)
for next gen consoles is a believeable estimate.
We'll see Sony's in 2014 with a mid-late 2013 official announcement. Their not gonna be dumb and kill off sells for the new PSvita like Nintendo is doing with the Wiiu (its release will probably effect 3DS sells) Microsoft, who knows and honestly the way their ending this year I don't care. So 2014 is the most logical guess, nintendo is just playing catchup while the other guys still want to prolong the life of their current consoles as much as they can. And the later its released, the more effort is put into it and the more better the console will be. Not to mention Devs can create a nice line up for each console that truly show the tech.
I'm curious...seeing as everyone seems to want a new generation to be out within the next few years...what exactly do you expect to be the biggest step up from this generation? I don't see anything that can be done to give us a big step up from where we are today without the prices being stupidly high.
Visually if they can manage 1080P at 60fps with or without 3D as standard then i think that will be a good start. Graphics wise i hope to see graphics like this gen's cgi for example KZ2 game intro video. Also i would love to see more life like animation. I really love what Sony did with the PS3 and i just hope they build on top of it and add more features and improve features that are already on it. For example i would for them to improve the OS so that it is faster. If the PS4 comes out at $600 i would still buy it early. I am gamer and $600 is really not that much considering i normally buy notebooks at $900 or more every 3-4 years. My notebook is important but the value of entertainment i get from my PS3 is a heck a lot more than my notebook.
Am I the only one really worried that if the the WiiU does well that sony/microsoft will dumb down the next gen systesm & make little improvements & still charge us all $400+ for the new systems with barely any upgrades?
The consoles are ancient and outdated and two gens old already
there will be a new nintendo console in spring 2012 and a new microsoft console holiday 2012
sony is a bit of a wildcard, but i imagine they will be out a few short months after microsoft, they don't want a repeat of last gen.....
THERE IS NO WAY WE WILL NOT SEE A NEW CONSOLE FROM SONY OR MICROSOFT BY 2012's END!
lol.....listen to the cries of the console gamers from BF3,
the gap is growing into a giant canyon of difference between pc and console, they are not even in the same gen anymore
pc will soon be TWO full generations ahead of the consoles!
Calm the f*ck down.
agree 100% with yamzilla.
The gap is growing in graphics but the price is still a huge differentiator as well. Take PS3 for example. could a 300$ PC run Killzone 3 graphics? Doubt it... So what would make you think that a 4000$+ PC like the one they demo'd BF3 on for E3 would be comparable to a console... It will still be a few years before the parts needed to run a game like BF3 will be cheap enough to build a console out of for mass market appeal. i agree there is desparity between PC and Console but for 300$ it's hard to compare. A 300$ PC could barely run Doom let alone BF3. Heck just buying the OS would cost you 100$ so 200$ for the case, DVD/BR rom, Hard drive, Graphics card, sound card, Processor, Motherboard, RAM... PC is way ahead of consoles but at a huge price as well... It's hard to compare the 2...
i think it will be either the end of 2013 or mid 2014 current console are really great. go and blab about pc graphics and whatever else but we all enjoy this shit out of our current consoles online and offline so i dnt think its a big rush alot has been invested in the current generation
I'm gonna guess the next Xbox will be out in 2013, Halo 4 will be the last major exclusive for the Xbox 360. Let's just hope both systems include full backwards compatibility!
2012 for 720
Agreed. With Wii U launching in Spring 2012, and PS VITA in fall 2011, MS will launch the 720 by fall 2012 at the latest.
DON'T NEED A PS4 or new Xbox right now. Theirs still lots more games haven't played yet and so many haven't even been released right now.
It would be a huge mistake for Microsoft and Sony to wait past 2013. It's crazy for them to think about waiting past 2012. Nintendo will be there 2012. And Nintendo(and developers) are playing games when they say the new Wii is about on even footing with the current consoles. If rumors are to be believed, and they were right about the controller, Nintendo is using a Power7 CPU and a modified R700 GPU. Both are far more powerful than the parts in the PS# and 360. And the Power7 is already on the shelves and has 4 or 8 cores. Cores that run 4 threads at once. The R700 is the 4000 series by ATI. The 360 was using a modified R500 or 1900 series. The 4000 series was a huge jump over the 1900's. And the Power& is a huge jump over the chips in the two top consoles of today. The Wii U will own the hardcore market. Tablet controller and all. They would be crazy to give that thing a two year head start. Especially Sony. They haven't caught MS after a one year head start even though MS had a broken console that doesn't even sell in one of the major regions. Nintendo actually sells in Japan. A two year lead would be devastating for the competition.
Well said dcbronco. Bubbles for you. remember that these devs are under strict NDAs. It is a pretty much accepted industry wide that the next xbox will hit in 2012. MS would be absolutely delusional not to release a new console with PS vita (better graphics than 360) this fall and Wii U (which looks great and will be way more powerful than 360/PS3) set to hit in spring 2012. No way is MS going to let Nintendo (which blew everyone out of the water in sales this gen) do it all over again by giving them a head start. No way.
The next playstation won't release the same year as the next xbox will that's a guarantee!
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