“With software sales for traditional game consoles and PCs projected to reach $35 billion this year, one analyst believes a new Apple TV with a dedicated App Store could have a noticeable impact on the company’s bottom line,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Rod Hall of J.P. Morgan is bullish on the prospect of a new Apple TV model rumored to debut at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June,” Hughes reports. “In a research note to investors issued Monday, a copy of which was provided to AppleInsider, he noted the combined console and PC gaming market is expected to sell $35 billion worth of software this year.”
“The analyst noted that the A8X chip found in the iPad Air 2 is capable of near PlayStation 3 quality graphics,” Hughes reports. “If Apple were to use that processor to power a next-generation Apple TV, the company could make a formidable splash and compete with the likes of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo in the longstanding console market.”
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