Industry Predictions for the Games Industry (2014-2016)

There is a certain fun in predicting an industry. It’s a skill that is very easy to dismiss but is actually a key component in speculative careers such as analysts and investors especially if paired with data and macro-trending. Predicting the future is also a good skill to have in designing products since adoption relies on a projection of ¬†your market’s collective state of mind. These are why I encourage product designers or founders to develop this skill early on. The first fearless future prediction exercise is for the Games Industry. Xbox One will win the US market by early 2015. There will be a price drop this holiday that will be very aggressive, somewhere in the vicinity of $5o to $90. With a new Halo game, Crackdown, Fable game in tow. I am also predicting Microsoft will be securing a timed exclusive with GTA5 – HD remaster or some ...(Read More)