So, I guess mobile gaming isn’t killing the 3DS after all? This chart comes from analyst Matt Matthews, who argues that Nintendo’s core handheld market is stable:
“So the big picture here is that the rise of the mobile gaming market … is largely the emigration of consumers who stopped in briefly to play Nintendo’s hardware but had no long-term interest in that kind of platform.
Nintendo’s core market is still intact, and they are still growing their market. The explosive growth of gaming on mobile platforms could mostly be additive to the overall market, without threatening Nintendo.”
This echoes what many have been saying for some time now. As for the PS Vita…