Robert Kotick, the chief executive at Activision has given a speech at an investment conference in the U.S., predicting both good and bad news for gamers.
Kotick predicted that next-generation games will likely cost about $10 more than a current-gen title, and said that he expected developers to rapidly move away from creating games for the PS2, Xbox and GameCube as the new and improved hardware becomes available.
On the plus side, he said we are also likely to see price drops on all current-gen games in 2006:
This week, though, a major industry player predicted that gamers will soon be able to save money for a change. Speaking to the Bank of America Investment Conference in San Francisco, Activision CEO Robert Kotick told the audience that in 2006, “You’re likely to see price declines on the older-generation software.”
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