Originally Posted by txa1265
You don't have to agree … it is a simple matter of numbers. Look over the last few years - console sales numbers down, handheld sales numbers down, overall gaming industry down. And yet for iOS and Android, the growth since 2008 has been >75% every year, to the point that even with the average price of a game being <$2, the share of market has gone from marginal to a huge percentage, dominating handhelds over the last several months and capturing an increasing amount of the total market.
I mean … in 2012 the traditional video game market was down 22%. Yet iOS and Android were up ~80-100%.
There is a difference between 'current reality' and 'future trends'. We can debate where things will be next week, next month or next year.