Huge companies, tiny consoles: The upcoming console war will be micro
J Thoendell stashed this in Video Games
Call them set-top streamers or micro-consoles or streaming media devices, the latest entries in this growing market are coming from behemoths like Amazon, Razer and Sony. All three will have their own take on the diminutive devices out this year.
It's a trend powered by the trifecta of a consumer base growing used to downloading content, the increasing quality of mobile games and a desire to tap into a blossoming market with a relatively low-cost device.
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So the Xbox vs Playstation war is not the interesting war. Everything is about to get disrupted.
At least Sony has a player in this new market. Where is Microsoft?