Sale regarding video games dropped through 22 percent within 2012, causing many tech experts to wonder if gaming consoles are generally going extinct.

Logan Decker, editor-in-chief regarding PC Gamer joined Jacob Soboroff about HuffPost live for you to discuss.

"Instead, I feel the strategy regarding this last generation of consoles will be for you to rein inside hardware expenses around possible," Decker said, "and progressively transition gamers for you to streaming instead."

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In fact, newer gaming companies are generally creating games which do not require a console with all, plus some that may even be played on a cell phone.

"The approach I notice it, any console can be basically a tool to maintain you against playing video games have not compensated for," Decker said.

Buying the latest console was once a rite regarding passage for most Generation X'ers and gamers, but the PlayStation 4 could be the final console obtainable to the public. The idea took Sony four years of losses to make revenue about their particular PlayStation 3 console, as well as Microsoft six years. Decker said this is a"brutal" turnaround time and in all probability certainly not something that gaming companies could afford for you to continue.