Wednesday 29 November 2023
Steam Deck shift to SDC for OLED panel supply, likely due to BOE patent controversy
Samsung Display (SDC) recently started supplying OLED panels to US video game company Valve, the developer behind the video game distribution platform and storefront "Steam." With...
Tuesday 17 October 2023
Microsoft ignites new competition in gaming industry with leaks on competitors and acquisition of Activision Blizzard
From the perspective of the component and end-device market, 2023 has not been a very good year for the tech industry, However, for software giant Microsoft, the emergence of AI has...
Friday 14 July 2023
Next version of Sony's PS5 is on the horizon, according to report from primary competitor Microsoft
It has been nearly three years since Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5) console began its sales in November 2020. There have been repeated rumors from the semiconductor-related supply chain,...
Friday 11 November 2022
Nintendo Switch sales turn weak, FY2022 shipment downgraded to 19 million units
In its latest financial predictions, Nintendo stated that in fiscal year 2022 (April 2022 to March 2023), the shipment estimates for the Switch series consoles have been downgraded...
Thursday 25 August 2022
Is the pandemic-driven demand for game consoles fading away?
The stay-at-home economy that has been robust for more than two years is starting to fade as the pandemic gradually slows down. The three major game console brands, Sony, Microsoft...
Wednesday 15 June 2022
Top-3 game console vendors show mixed sales amid chip shortages
The world's three leading game console vendors Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft have shown mixed sales results amid the supply crunch of some basic chips and components.
Thursday 6 May 2021
Suppliers to gear up for PS5 redesign
Suppliers including foundry TSMC are expected to kick off production for the redesign of Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5) games console between the second and third quarters of 2022, according...
Monday 19 April 2021
Game consoles sales booming in Taiwan
Sales of gaming consoles in the Taiwan market have been brisk in the first half of 2021, spurred mainly by stay-at-home economic activities and the release of the next-generation...
Wednesday 28 October 2020
Anli to put increased focus on non-notebook applications
Taiwan-based Anli International, specializing in metal parts and heat dissipation components for notebooks, is looking to diversify its target markets to include games consoles and...
Monday 27 July 2020
PS5 shipments may reach at least 120 million units in next 5 years
Sony's new-generation PS5 game console shipments are estimated to reach at least 120 million units in the next five years after launch in fourth-quarter 2020, roughly double those...
Wednesday 1 July 2020
Backend firms expect chip shipments for new Xbox to surge in 3Q20
Backend houses are gearing up for shipments for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox Series game consoles slated to debut at the end of July, and expect shipments for the new consoles to peak...
Thursday 24 January 2019
Nintendo Switch shipments to shrink in 2019
Taiwan's upstream supply chain for Nintendo's Switch is expected to see shipments of the game console shrink 25-30% in 2019, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Commentary: Time is running out for console makers to clean up GamerGate
A battle, which has been given the title #GamerGate on social media, between gamers and the gaming press has been ongoing for three weeks and is showing only minimal signs of losing...
Wednesday 4 September 2013
Makers in Microsoft, Nokia supply chains to compete fiercely for orders
Taiwan-based makers in Microsoft's and Nokia's supply chains are expected to gear up efforts to garner orders for smartphones, games consoles, tablets and other peripherals after...
Thursday 8 August 2013
Game console orders boost Kinko Optical, Newmax July revenues
Optical lens makers Kinko Optical and Newmax Technology both enjoyed growth in July consolidated revenues thanks to strong orders for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, according to...