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Infographics aren't typically the result of scientific research, but they're a fun representation of anecdotal evidence -- and the one below has some interesting stuff about the current generation of games, mobile gaming, and binge sessions.



What I find interesting is "only 9% use it strictly for gaming...hmmmm Guess MS isn't too far off the mark after all.


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They probably make more from all the media garbage anyway. FIRST! biggrin.gif
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I'd really like to see this survey done again with a different group that isn't mostly Americans. dealnews.com is about as American as a website gets.
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The data for the infographic was gathered from 1,137 survey respondents that dealnews delivered to its readers from May 7-10, 2013.
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This is the first time I've heard that games are rumoured to cost more on next generation consoles.

Does anyone have a target figure in mind?

Games already cost £40-£50 in the UK for consoles as opposed to £30 on the PC platform. I've never payed full price for a current generation game due to their prices, I have no idea how people can continue to support those prices.

Alas, people will still buy the games regardless of the price increases.
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Suspicious infographic.



The data was gathered from May 7 -10, 2013, before the XBox One reveal, now you tell me how they can honestly put the name of the console on this survey ? Obviously they retrofitted the name to the survey, which means people were giving their opinions on what they expected the Xbox One to be instead of based on what we know now about it, so this is completely unreliable - not to say possibly intentionally misleading (and that Metro theme for the design of the presentation also raises some suspicions), even as an unscientific survey as the article mentions.
Edited by tpi2007 - 5/31/13 at 11:02am
 
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Suspicious infographic.

The data was gathered from May 7 -10, 2013, before the XBox One reveal, now you tell me how they can honestly put the name of the console on this survey ? Obviously they retrofitted the name to the survey, which means people were giving their opinions on what they expected the Xbox One to be instead of based on what we know now about it, so this is completely unreliable - not to say possibly intentionally misleading (and that Metro theme for the design of the presentation also raises some suspicions), even as an unscientific survey as the article mentions.

I was wondering why so many people said they'd buy the XBOne. That explains a lot.
    
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I'd really like to see this survey done again with a different group that isn't mostly Americans. dealnews.com is about as American as a website gets.
I'd say the americans were the best group to survey, more last/current gen(360/ps3/wii) systems were sold in North America than Japan and Europe combined
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People here that say the next gen consoles are too convoluted with extra features and that it should only be used just for games....going by this survey, you're the 9% tongue.gif
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How much did MS pay IGN to post this article up? -_-
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This "survey" is a joke, they should re-do it to reflect the Xbox One reveal.
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