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The console market grew to record $60bn in 2021

The console market grew to record $60bn in 2021

Last year marked a record in terms of hardware sales and video game purchases with spending estimates reaching over $60 billion.


Sony ends PS3 console and peripheral support in Japan

Sony ends PS3 console and peripheral support in Japan

Sony has announced that they are ending repair support for the PlayStation 3 console as well as all PlayStation 3 peripherals in Japan.


Microsoft stopped producing Xbox One consoles

Microsoft stopped producing Xbox One consoles

Microsoft has recently confirmed that the company had stopped the production of their popular Xbox One line of consoles during the year 2020.


Phil Spencer says console shortages will continue into 2022

Phil Spencer says console shortages will continue into 2022

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has explained that console shortages aren’t just going to be a problem we face in 2021.


Best Buy confirms it has PS5 and Xbox Series X/S stock to sell today

Best Buy confirms it has PS5 and Xbox Series X/S stock to sell today

US retailer Best Buy has announced that today it will be selling PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles to customers.


Scalpers report Xbox Series X sell for more han PS5s

Scalpers report Xbox Series X sell for more han PS5s

Scalpers and resellers that picked up PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles reported that PS5s now sell for around 30% less than they did at launch.


Current console shortages may last until 2023

Current console shortages may last until 2023

According to Japanese manufacturer Toshiba, the current delay that’s being seen in the production of consoles could last until 2023.


Consoles market in China projected to reach $2.5B by 2025

Consoles market in China projected to reach $2.5B by 2025

Niko Partners has reported that they project the Chinese game console market will approach $2.5 billion by the year 2025.


Global console market reached new revenue high in 2020

Global console market reached new revenue high in 2020

In 2020, the global console market managed to generate $53.9 billion in revenue according to Ampere Analysis, an analytics firm. The recorded segment covering game content and services as well as hardware brought in $45.2 billion, a rise of 19 percent year-on-year. Ampere Analysis expects the segment to generate $58.6 billion over the course of […]


Tencent confirms 1 million Switch units have sold in China

Tencent confirms 1 million Switch units have sold in China

Tencent has confirmed that 1 million Nintendo Switch consoles have been shipped in China since the console launched in December 2019.