15 July 2024

Today in this article we will explore what Gaming Console each generation prefers and why we say that
These generational years are according to McCrindle and The ABS which is an official government document.

BABY BOOMERS / 1946 – 1964
grew up in the 1950s,1960s and/or 1970s

Baby Boomers may enjoy casual gaming on platforms like the Nintendo DS or Nintendo DSi this is because they didn’t grow up in a gaming world like future generations did, They may also enjoy casual games such as candy crush.

They are not the biggest generation when it comes to gaming and even them playing on any Nintendo system is pushing it! but we had to choose something did we.

Generation X / 1965 -1979
grew up in the 1970s and/or 1980s

This generation was at the very start of gaming they are more drawn to early gaming consoles such as the Atari 2600 or the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) they helped inspire future generations to be more in to gaming and what was to come also.

Generation X grew up during the rise of home gaming consoles and arcades so they are still very familar when it comes to gaming.

Millennials / 1980 – 1994
grew up in the 1980s,1990s or early 2000s

They witnessed the evolution of gaming from 2D to 3D and beyond, They were the first generation to be hardcore gamers this means their favorite consoles to game on would be the PS1
While many Millennials may have moved to newer consoles they would still have memories of gaming in the 1990s and these are still very meangful to them.

They were born in to very early game right before it was about to take off and become what it is today.

Generation Z / 1995 – 2009
grew up in the 2000s and/or 2010s

Generation Z was born right in to early-mid gaming they are gamers from birth and their entire culture thrives on culture, While this is also true with millennials they are even more hardcore gamers than them.

Their favorite console would be the Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, DSi and Nintendo Switch their memories are entirely in the 2000s and/or early-mid 2010s this makes them culturally gamers by heart.

While its true that almost all of Gen Z have fully moved on to the newer generation of console such as the Xbox Series X and PS 5 they will always have their memories gaming in the 2000s and 2010s and nothing can ever change that.

Generation Alpha / 2010 – 2024
grew up in the 2010s, 2020s early 2030s(upcoming)

The youngest generation according to McCrindle. They are still forming their gaming preferences but might gravitate towards Nintendo Switch, PS4and Xbox One while they are still young if we have learnt anything from previous generations its that they will always remember these as the classic consoles that they one day will be.

While we aint there in the future just yet its easy to tell.


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