Tablets will be more powerful than consoles: EA

An EA executive has stated that tablets will offer a console-style gaming experience in the near future.

EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said he believes tablets are growing in popularity and will become a bigger part of the company’s business going forward.

“What gets us the most excited is the power, the computing power, of mobile devices and the speed at which that’s growing,” he said, adding that in four years a tablet may have more power than a gaming console.

“And that will open up a whole new set of people to console-style games that are much more immersive, much deeper.”

Combine this with the fact that EA chief creative officer Richard Hilleman recently said the company’s games were “still too hard to learn” and I think EA is basically admitting it will focus all its time and money on making rubbish pay-to-win tablet games that rake in the cash.

If you do agree that tablets are the way to go, 3D Mark recently released a list of the best android devices for gaming. The results are below.

Best Android devices for gaming

Best Android devices for gaming

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