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GameStop exec: New consoles are imminent

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 15 Apr 2016 10:04 User comments (3)

GameStop exec: New consoles are imminent GameStop COO Tony Bartel has made some waves this week when he noted that he believes some new console launches "seem imminent."
There have been rumors flying about a "PlayStation 4K" that supports 4K gaming for a few months but there have been little details otherwise. Nintendo has been working on their NX console in secret for over a year, and Microsoft is likely not far behind if their rivals are building new consoles.

"Although we have not modeled extensive growth for new innovation in this presentation, we are very pleased to see the introduction of technology like virtual reality and rumored new console launches, some of which seem imminent," Bartel said during an investor conference.

Additionally, Bartel says expectations are very high for VR devices like the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR, which are expected to start off with slow sales but grow into a behemoth in the coming years.

Source:
GameSpot

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3 user comments

121.4.2016 23:55

How much do those VR headsets weigh? Also, every demo I've seen for those things has this long-ass cord flopping around that just looks like a lawsuit waiting to happen.

226.4.2016 11:52

Not even close. Nintendo might release an underpowered gimmick, too early, again. But we're not getting new consoles, especially when "PS4'K'" is just the PS4 with the lowest end lowest QC rated chips AMD fabs, removed BD-ROM, and requirements to devs that nothing can be different or sold differently between ps4 and ps4k.

326.4.2016 14:41

Originally posted by Tarsellis:
Not even close. Nintendo might release an underpowered gimmick, too early, again. But we're not getting new consoles, especially when "PS4'K'" is just the PS4 with the lowest end lowest QC rated chips AMD fabs, removed BD-ROM, and requirements to devs that nothing can be different or sold differently between ps4 and ps4k.
I actually kind of feel sorry for anyone stupid enough to buy the new model PS4.

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