Gaming Laptops have their own unique place between Gaming Desktop PCs and Consoles. According to a Market Research Report, the gaming laptop market will cross 20 billion until 2023. Adoption of the internet and commercialization of gaming has lead to a boom in the interest of users to go for a gaming laptop. Key manufacturers like Acer, Dell, Origin, Aorus, MSI, etc are offering the latest high-end model that can manage to game as well as tedious multi-tasking applications side by side. This supports the statement by Nvidia CEO who during earnings all shared that gaming laptops are the biggest gaming consoles in the world.
Our notebook business as Colette mentioned earlier, has seen double-digit growth for eight consecutive quarters and this is unquestionably a new gaming category, said Jen during Nvidia’s Q4 earnings call. Like it’s a new game console. This is going to be the largest game console in the world I believe. And the reason for that is because there are more people with laptops than there are of any other device
Popular consoles like PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch are also leading their own marketing with a high reach among the gaming audience. To an extent, the rise of eSports played a vital role in the growth of the Gaming PC and Gaming Laptop market. Games like Fortnite, Apex Legends, etc are widely played on PC. Allowing gamers to create content and earn income via Streaming. For this, a gaming laptop is an ideal platform allowing a passionate gamer to enjoy as well share gameplay.
Nvidia also launched its own streaming stream Nvidia GeForce Now allowing users to enjoy games that they already own on different platforms. Recently Nvidia introduces its RTX series GPU that brings new technology to game graphics. Huang also shared the availability of RTX on a thin and light notebook is a breakthrough. This empowers a thin notebook to run games like gaming laptops.
During CES 2020 Intel revealed its Discreet GPU that can bring revolution in notebook gaming. Tiger Lake’s micro-architecture competent enough to run games like Destiny 2 on an ultra-thin laptop. AMD revealed its 3rd Gen 8Core 16Thread Mobile Gpu that can also revolution gaming on laptops. All this supports Jensen Huang’s statement that gaming laptops can turn out to be better than consoles.