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Will PS5 achieve 50% marketshare?

Yes 30 26.55%
 
No 64 56.64%
 
Maybe 14 12.39%
 
I'll have what you're smoking. 5 4.42%
 
Total:113

I mean, if we ignore the Switch, yes of course... but if you think the PS5 will sell more than the Switch and XBSX combined... absolutely fucking not. Nope. Not gonna' happen. Guaranteed.



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I don't consider Nintendo direct competition and Nintendo doesn't as well. And I expect PS5 to sell between 6-4 and 66/33 against Xbox Series Family (so PS5 basically keeping similar total 120-130, and Xbox improving sales). And if one wants to consider Nintendo on the battle then there is no way PS5 will outsell Xbox and Switch (even if 2) combined.



duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=8808363

Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=9008994

The Switch has really thrown off how you count generations and market share, but so long as the current Switch is being produced, PS5 will never reach 50%.

PS5 may reach 50% by technicality when the Switch 2 comes out, but how that happens (and whether that lasts) depends on when the Switch 2 comes out, and whether it can match Switch’s appeal.



JRPGfan said:
Between the XSX & PS5?... yes.

Why ignore the Switch?



My (locked) thread about how difficulty should be a decision for the developers, not the gamers.

https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=241866&page=1

Of course not. The only reason the PS4 got that kind of marketshare( I think it was much bigger than that. It was like 70% compared to the 8th gen consoles(WiiU, XOne and PS4), is because MS and especially Nintendo screwed up.Badly.

The Switch already has a 60 million units advantage, and it's accelerating. For as good as the PS5 ends up being, it will never reach that kind of marketshare with Nintendo on their A game.



My (locked) thread about how difficulty should be a decision for the developers, not the gamers.

https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=241866&page=1

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Nautilus said:
JRPGfan said:
Between the XSX & PS5?... yes.

Why ignore the Switch?

I view it as last gen.
Last gen Nintendo released 2 consoles, the Wii U, and then afterwards the Switch.
Part of the issue is sony & xbox gens are so long, and nintendo ended the wii u early to launch a new one.
Switch is a in between sort of thingy.



I don't understand the mentality of excluding Nintendo here... they are all console manufacturers, they all are direct competitors, just with different products....

Some people do some crazy mental gymnastics here.



My (locked) thread about how difficulty should be a decision for the developers, not the gamers.

https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=241866&page=1

JRPGfan said:
Nautilus said:

Why ignore the Switch?

I view it as last gen.
Last gen Nintendo released 2 consoles, the Wii U, and then afterwards the Switch.
Part of the issue is sony & xbox gens are so long, and nintendo ended the wii u early to launch a new one.
Switch is a in between sort of thingy.

No, Nintendo released only the Wii U as their 8th gen console. Switch is Nintendo 9th gen system, it is their 9th family system that they have produced since they began making consoles. It's stupid to think otherwise.

And why would Sony and MS determine when a gen starts and not Nintendo?



My (locked) thread about how difficulty should be a decision for the developers, not the gamers.

https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=241866&page=1

Nautilus said:
JRPGfan said:

I view it as last gen.
Last gen Nintendo released 2 consoles, the Wii U, and then afterwards the Switch.
Part of the issue is sony & xbox gens are so long, and nintendo ended the wii u early to launch a new one.
Switch is a in between sort of thingy.

No, Nintendo released only the Wii U as their 8th gen console. Switch is Nintendo 9th gen system, it is their 9th family system that they have produced since they began making consoles. It's stupid to think otherwise.

And why would Sony and MS determine when a gen starts and not Nintendo?

welcome to this stupid round about, discussion again again, nautilus.

Generation = a grouping belong together.

Your useing a differnt meaning of the word than I am.
You just use nr of release from nintendo = gen of nintendo console it belongs too.

Which is fair, but I talk about the hardware as in a general sense.
This generation (hardware releaseing around the same time).

Switch released along while ago, and competed against the PS4/XB1.



Impossible to ignore the Switch, so no, I don't see it happening with Nintendo's sales going up, and then there's the possibility that MS will take market share back.