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I woke up yesterday morning to a string of emails and messages from people asking for my thoughts on the Xbox Series S reveal.
Is this going to change the game in terms of who buys consoles at the start of a new generation? How much of a blow is this $299/£249 price going to be for PlayStation? Will consumers understand what the hell is going on with all these different configurations? Is it fair to even call this new console a next-gen device?
I sat back for a good few moments, thought about historical precedents and my own accrued knowledge from decades analysing the video games market, before replying the same answer to each message.
“I don’t know.”
Even leaving aside the pandemic for a moment, this has been an exhilarating and exasperating move to a new