Games consoles get 5-10 years, so says Xbox-ex Sandy Duncan

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The new Nostradamus of the computing world, Sandy Duncan, has prophesied that the end is nigh for the games console.

Mr Duncan, the former boss of Xbox Europe, said: “The industry is fundamentally driven by technology. I think dedicated games devices, i.e. consoles and handhelds, will die out in the next five to ten years.”

“I don’t think you’ll have any box at all under your TV; most of this stuff will be “virtualised” as web services by your content provider.”…