Tag Archives: analyst
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 21:35 GMT
DFC Intelligence, which provides worldwide market forecasts for the videogame industry, has lowered its Wii U lifetime global sales forecast to 25 million.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 21:55 GMT
PlayStation 4′s lower price won’t give it much of an advantage against the Xbox One, according to EEDAR’s Jesse Divnich, but nor will recent high profile software delays negatively impact its success.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 18:03 GMT
Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter believes PlayStation 4 will outsell Xbox One at retail due to PS4 price and other factors; however, he said in the end it doesn’t matter which console wins, because in 10 years time – consoles will be irrelevant.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 23:23 GMT
Grand Theft Auto 5 represents the vast majority of Take Two’s revenue this quarter, analyst firm IHS Electronics & Media has predicted, but warned that massive retail sales can’t compensate for a lack of digital strategy.
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 | 00:55 BST
GTA Online’s microtransactions won’t make another $1 billion for Rockstar, one research firm has argued, but it and DLC will add significantly to the game’s revenues.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 | 08:35 BST
Grand Theft Auto 5 is obviously going to sell like hotcakes; Robert W. Baird analyst Colin Sebastian has predicted it will sell like a whopping $1 billion worth of them in its first 30 days.
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 | 14:37 BST
Microsoft’s Nokia buyout poses “little risk” to Android, could be used to help “leverage the success of Xbox” – analyst
With Microsoft dropping $7.2 billion on Nokia’s smartphone business, Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst Colin Sebastian has weighed-in on the buyout, stating that it presents little risk to Android or Google’s mobile business.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 | 04:50 BST
Robert W. Baird and company analyst Colin Sebastian has stated in his latest investor’s note that Xbox One seems to be riding the momentum train at retail.
Wed, Jul 17, 2013 | 14:48 BST
Digi-Capital has just published the Q2 2013 update to its global Games Investment Review, and according to the firm’s findings, games investment is recovering from the 2012 decline; however, it is still well-below the $2 billion record logged in 2011 and mobile development is “fundamentally disrupting the games market” on a global scale.
Tue, Jul 16, 2013 | 21:42 BST
Cloud-based streaming won’t be a selling point for next-gen consoles, according to a new report from ABI Research, which also doesn’t expect unit sales to reach those of current-gen systems within the first five years at market.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 13:09 BST
Grand Theft Auto 5′s September 17 release on current-gen platforms will do little to dent sales of PS4 and Xbox One consoles, but could set current-gen records according to a group of analysts.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 13:09 BST
IDC research manager Lewis Ward has said according to a survey conducted by the firm, purchase intent for Xbox One and PS4 isn’t as high as it could be in the US, but GTA 5 should tide consumers over until more games are released for next-gen.
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 00:36 BST
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Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 15:28 BST
Battlefield 4 will sell 14 million units, according to Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia, but notes that both it and Call of Duty: Ghosts can “coexist successfully” in the market even with both hitting retail within a week of each other.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 16:50 BST
Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has said in an investor note that Xbox One has a better chance at competing with PS4 this holiday season now that Microsoft has changed its DRM policies. The analyst also doesn’t rule out a possible price cut should Sony’s console lead the retail charge with it’s lower price point.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 00:22 BST
Analyst firm Sterne Agee & Leach believes US prices for console games will climb to $90 in the coming hardware generation, when you take all the extras into consideration.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 06:36 BST
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 21:29 BST
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 17:44 BST
Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has said in an investor’s note not to expect either Microsoft or Sony to discuss used games policies for each respective console during E3 next week.