Market research firm Technavio are reporting that they expect Nintendo to launch their NX platform later this year which will in turn drive the growth of the video game market next year. Nintendo has already stated that it plans to reveal the NX this year, but its launch remains a mystery with many assuming it’s set to be a fall 2016 release.
“The market is predicted to grow with the launch of various next-generation consoles. Nintendo is set to launch their next-generation gaming consoles in 2016, which will drive the growth of the market in 2017. Post 2019, Xbox and PS4 are also predicted to launch their next-generation gaming consoles over the next four years,” – Soumya Mutsuddi, one of Technavio’s lead research analysts for gaming.