From joysticks to joyrides: Uncovering the market for gaming simulation accessories
Gaming headsets and accessories may not carry the glamor of a new title or console launch, but they’re just as vital to the modern gaming experience. As gaming rose to prominence and became a common hobby and a career, the number and complexity of accessories on the market deepened.
Netflix levels up? Futuresource gaming team reacts.
It may not come as a surprise that Netflix is looking to expand into the gaming world, given their ubiquitous presence on smart TVs and other devices across households worldwide. What’s more, their recent loss of subscribers due to the company’s crackdown on password sharing is another reason for them to add gaming to their services.
TV shipments to fall by 2% in 2023 as the market normalises post-pandemic
Global demand for televisions is set to remain weak in 2023, with total TV shipments for 2023 forecast to contract by 2%. Although some pockets of optimism remain, and the market is expected to stabilise in the long term, inflation continues to rear its head and dull the global economic outlook, leaving consumers unmotivated to upgrade their televisions. That’s according to Futuresource Consulting ...
It’s personal: the rise of music streaming and re-emergence of vinyl
One of the biggest audio developments over the last few decades has undoubtedly been the seismic shift from physical to digital. It began in the 1980s, when the CD slowly began to take up valuable real estate on store shelves. By the 90s, CDs were the standard format, but their reign wouldn’t last forever.