An ISFE and Ipsos MORI GameTrack shopper survey has discovered that 68 p.c of eight,000 respondents assume “higher graphics” and “quicker loading occasions” can be essential within the subsequent gen. The survey’s pattern inhabitants consisted of players between the ages of 11 and 64 primarily based in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK.
Talking strictly when it comes to console gaming, 78 p.c of the respondents anticipate higher graphics and 71 p.c anticipate “shorter load occasions when enjoying digital video games.” Curiously, “8K decision graphics” is one thing solely 49 p.c of all surveyed players expressed an curiosity in regardless of giving significance to higher graphics. In keeping with Video games Trade, the respondents have been extra focused on “movement controls,” “backwards compatibility,” and the “capability to play bodily video games.”
57 p.c of console players need movement controls, 59 p.c need backward compatibility, and 58 p.c need the flexibility to play bodily video games.
Elsewhere, the survey discovered that 51 p.c of console gaming respondents in Europe are focused on streaming video games, and 52 p.c are focused on “non-gaming” apps. Digital actuality was fairly low on the precedence listing, with solely 43 p.c of console players contemplating it an necessary next-gen characteristic. The respondents appeared extra focused on next-gen consoles having a handheld mode of some kind quite than VR compatibility, with 45 p.c expressing an curiosity in a handheld mode.
When taking a look at general outcomes quite than console-only knowledge, the survey discovered that solely 37 p.c of the eight,000 respondents assume VR compatibility is necessary. This doesn’t come as a lot of a shock. Regardless of the developments in VR, it stays a distinct segment.
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[Source: Games Industry]