The 6 gaming trends for 2024 that will shake things up

Nintendo Switch 2 unveiled

At press time, Nintendo had not confirmed the existence of the Switch 2, or whatever the successor to its best-selling Switch machine will be called. 

Xbox fights back

Microsoft has trailed Sony in console sales since the Xbox One's 2013 launch. In recent years, the business has acquired studios everywhere.

Meta Quest 3 rules the VR roost

After playing First Encounters with the Meta Quest 3 VR headset, our reviewer was impressed. PlayStation VR 2 requires PlayStation 5.

Mixed reality makes a splash for Apple

The Apple Vision Pro is anticipated to ship in March 2024, so everyone will be talking about mixed reality later. We don't know which games will use the tech at launch. 

Multiplayer VR innovation

VR systems will likely survive on multiplayer games. With millions of daily users, Gorilla Tag, where players drag one other with their hands, has become an unexpected hit.

Big-budget mobile ports dry up

Triple-A gaming on mobile phones was demonstrated in 2023 with Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil Village ports to the iPhone 15 Pro. 

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