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[DESTRUCTOID] A one-console future: Pray it never happens.

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So I just spent a whole feature talking about the problems of trying to support multiple consoles -- why would we still NEVER, EVER want a one-console future? After reading a number of the comments from Dtoiders on my last post, I'm quite impressed how many people seemed to piece it all together, and see that with just one console, there is no competition.

Competition becomes even more vital in an industry that is technology driven. It's quite amazing that Moore's law, which states that computing power doubles every 18 months, still holds true. This rapid evolution is primarily driven by competition. People are constantly trying to outdo each other. Consoles typically have a shelf life of about five to six years. What would happen without competition?

Probably something like what I'll show you after the jump.

Where da Genesis go? What happened with the PlayStation 2?
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post #2 of 14
hmmmm
im not too sure about a one-console future where you would have no competition. what if you had nintendo, microsoft and sony creating their own designs of the platform, vying to get the most amount of customers, but yet having an omni-platform at the same time. e.g. sony's looks better but microsofts is cheaper by 50 bucks. that would cause either microsoft to make their design better, or if sony was not getting customers to pay the extra 50 bucks, they would have to change sumthing. then again, you could also make it open sauce *licks lips*
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They have been saying just one platform for years now. I just take it with a pinch of salt now.
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Hey, it's a Playstation Wii60!
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I thought this was common sense? :S It applys to pretty much every product :/
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Originally Posted by Hukt 0n Fonix View Post
I thought this was common sense? :S It applys to pretty much every product :/
Yeah no kidding, they teach stuff like this in middle school economics.
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lol we have a one console future and its the PC.
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its actually wiistation360
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It's the apocalypse.
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