“Apple may or may not seize the chance to raid the console gaming markets next year if and when it introduces application support to the Apple TV, but it is one of the world’s few firms with a chance to take a bite at that market, at least that’s according to Electronic Arts,” Jonny Evans reports for 9 to 5 Mac.
Evan reports, “EA vice president Eric Soderlund told CVG: ‘If it was anyone but Apple, I’d say that’s going to be very hard,’ Soderlund told CVG. ‘I still think it’s going to be extremely hard for them but they’ve surprised many people before. Look at what they did with the iPhone, right? They are a truly brilliant company so I would give them a relatively good chance to succeed if they tried.'”
Full article here.
Also, via CNN/Money, Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins says as games become easier and more social they will beat out traditional platforms like Microsoft’s Xbox in a video posted here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James W.” for the heads up.]