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Gamestop predicts 2014 next-gen console launch

Gamestop executives have reportedly shared their thoughts on hardware, including next-gen consoles, the PS Vita, and Kinect.

MCV posted a statement from US research group Baird, passing on comments from senior Gamestop executives allegedly made during investor meetings.

"Management does not expect new hardware consoles from Microsoft and Sony until 2014; however, a successful launch of Nintendo's Wii U in 2012 could add pressure to accelerate a hardware refresh.

"GameStop is also upbeat on the coming launch of Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld gaming device, which has a $249 price-point within the reach of many gamers.

"As for the motion controller launched a year ago, management indicated more software is needed to maintain sales momentum."

Presumably the final comment refers to Kinect; Microsoft has said it will triple the add-on's line-up.

Thanks, That VideoGame Blog.

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