from Mat Piscatella
comments that consumer spending on PC content was down
in last year despite what he calls "the great PC distribution platform wars of
). Lest we think this industry analyst is throwing red meat to Epic
Games Store haters, a
responding to one of them suggests otherwise. Here are both
The great PC distribution platform wars of 2019 did not do
consumer spending on PC content any favors btw. Priorities of enhancing consumer
experience & choice and minimizing confusion were all deemphasized in 2019,
contributing to lower overall consumer spend on PC content.
No. PC content sales were down in 2019. Data suggest to me that all the movement
with dist platforms contributed to that, as did a number of other factors. I
wouldn't point to a single platform. PC was a rocky market in '19 with quite a
bit of disruption.