“We think the videogame market represents a distinct possibility for Apple, especially considering that it recently announced the availability of videogames for its iPod through its iTunes store. The game console device could be morphed out of some combination of the Mac Mini and iTV, while the handheld player could be developed as an enhancement for a future version of the widescreen iPod,” he said.
He thinks the reason that Apple would move into this area would be to protect its position in the home entertainment market – a position that is being threatened by Microsoft.
It’s an interesting theory though I’m not wholly convinced. Is there really room for Apple in a market dominated by Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo? Who would produce the games? Shouldn’t they just stick to Macs, iPods and iTunes?
What do you think?
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