How the recession will affect PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii

Anyone not currently living under a rock will know that we're slap bang in the middle of a huge global recession. The economies of almost every country in the world are on a downward spiral, with most experts agreeing the worst is yet to come. But will this downturn affect the games industry, and if so, will the PS3, Xbox 360, or Wii be the worst affected?

The games industry usually survives any recession or economic downturn very well, mainly due to gamers not changing their habits, and other people being drawn to gaming as an alternative to the expensive business of going out or even going on holiday. But with this recession expected by some to be headed towards turning into a full-blown depression, will the same ring true on this occasion?

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Keele3701d ago

It wont affect the 360 but it will affect the Ps3.

Radiodread3700d ago

repairs people aren't gonna want to keep shelling out money. 360 will suffer the most, mark my words.