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Japan: consoles in crisis, sales of smartphones and tablets increase



Japan: consoles in crisis, sales of smartphones and tablets increase

We have often thought that the gaming on console was clearly superior to what they can offer today smartphone And Tablet, but with the exponential growth of the hardware power of these mobile devices, the gap has been bridged in a very short time (although we are not yet at the same level). Precisely for this very lovers of gaming they have chosen smartphones or tablets as their main gaming platform. This results in a decline in console sales, as recorded in Japan.

As reported by the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA), the gaming hardware and software market in Japan has dropped a lot over the last few years.

Even the analyst Serkan Toto had predicted a similar rise in the power of consoles in the Rising Sun, in fact in 2013 the turnover was 4 billion dollarsregistering a decrease of 16% compared to the turnover of the previous year.

On the other hand, as regards the videogame market dedicated to smartphones and tablets, strong growth was recorded, and again according to what was reported by the CESAin 2013 a turnover of 3.5 billion dollars was achieved.

Japan seems to prefer the new power of smartphones and tablets. What do you prefer?

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