According to the IDC game consoles sales to rebound big in 2013 & 2014
Research firm IDC believes that sales will rebound in 2013 and 2014, however. It is predicted that with the Wii U and the rumored launch of Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox console, consoles sales will increase in 2013 by 10.1% to 37.4 million units. Sales are expected to further increase in 2014 to 44.6 million units, representing growth of 19.1%.
Sales generally increase in the years following new hardware. With the newly released Wii U and the rumored launch of next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft (MSFT), the console gaming industry will see more success in the years to come