With all the surprises and potential trends the next gaming generation is cooking up for us, gamers around the world might have some concerns that go beyond how many tera-flops this console has, or how that graphic card will be a big upgrade to their rigs.
Opinions asked the community about their predictions for the gaming industry in the next 10 years (2020-2030) and here are the results!
68% Of Gamers Believe Gaming Will Become More Expensive Within The Next 10 Years.
With next-gen titles, the rise of video game prices is almost inevitable. News of NBA 2K21 going for a full $70 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S had the gamers immediately stirred into a debate over the possible $10 (taxes not included) hike for next-gen titles.
Sony has also confirmed the potential rise in prices with some of its launch lineup games, including both Demon’s Souls and Destruction AllStars at $69.99 respectively.
Steering from video game prices, PC gamers are also worried about the cost of their potential upgrades. Graphic cards, CPUs, and monitors to name a few of the hardware expenses that will require some deep pockets during the next 10 years for the ultimate gaming experience.
18% Of Gamers Believe The Rise Of Prices Will Result In Better Experiences.
Even with more than half of the gamers having their doubts, 18% of gamers believe that hope is still there for an amazing experience like we’ve never seen before in the past generations. With technology advancing, developers promise to make use of what the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X has to offer to deliver larger and more alive open-world games like never before, faster rendering, and higher frame rates on selected titles.
Meanwhile, %14 of gamers said that they have no wild expectations for this generation. Saying that their purchase decisions will remain based on the quality and its value to their time.