Purchasing hardware is out of fashion for the U.S. console-gaming market, according to . The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have grown old, and their sales are on the decline. The significantly younger Nintendo Switch, however, continues to dominate.
“Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform of November and remains the best-selling platform of 2019,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. “Hardware spending in November 2019 declined 26 percent when compared to a year ago, to $891 million. Year-to-date hardware spending has fallen 24 percent versus year ago, to $2.9 billion.”
This decline in hardware spending is natural for cyclical console business. Xbox One and PS4 both debuted in 2013. New consoles from both Microsoft and Sony are coming holiday 2020. And the casual audience