If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Console industry dead in five to ten years, says Duncan

Ex-Microsoft Europe boss Sandy Duncan reckons this console generation will be the last.

“The industry is fundamentally driven by technology," he said, speaking here. "I think dedicated games devices i.e. consoles (and handhelds) will die [out] in the next 5 to 10 years. The business model is very risky and the costs associated with creating new hardware are incredibly high.”

He has a point. We're kind of sick of having to spend £40 million on boxes every console generation to play a few different games. Go Sandy, etc.

Tagged With

Support VG247

You give us money, we give you an ad-free reading experience, merch discounts, a newsletter every month, and elite status amongst your friends.

See more information

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

VG247 Merch