After the Xbox One and PS4 launch this holiday, will we see another generation of consoles again? Some people believe not, however Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot believes that isn’t the case, and we will see a new generation of consoles once the Xbox One and PS4 reach their limits.
Mr Guillemot was speaking to CVG when he stated he didn’t believe Microsoft’s and Sony’s latest consoles would be their last. He went on to say “I still think it is not the last generation, because the manufacturers want a way to control their platform and the machine is the best way to have a specific access to that, “I think that the cloud is going to change a few things. Now with cloud and the increase of bandwidth we should have the possibility to increase the quality of games a lot over the next few years. But I think five years is the right timing for it. “If we can take advantage of the quality those machines bring, and if we can spend money, then I think we can make the business grow very fast.”
As long as there is a demand for game consoles, and home entertainment, Microsoft and Sony will for sure still be making them. However let’s hope that future-generations of consoles do not cause as much controversy as that caused by the reveal of the Xbox One and PS4. I feel that any future consoles will take the form of the Xbox One’s original concept of focusing on the Cloud and digital gaming side of things, but discs aren’t ready to roll over and die just yet.