Game console sales are predicted to rebound this year after a four-year slide, according to new data from research firm IDC.
Lewis Ward, IDC's research manager, said console shipments for 2013 will hit 34 million. That's up from the roughly 33 million units that hit store shelves in 2012, according to IDC.
Console buyers also will more likely pick up Sony's PlayStation 4 than the Microsoft Xbox One, IDC said, with the former inching out the latter in sales this holiday season. Ward did not provide more-specific sales projections.
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