“For 15 euros per month, it gives access to 200 games. It is honest, ” welcomes Oscar Barda, editorial director of Blacknut. This start-up is rennes launched its game service streaming mid-January, and aims to 300,000 users in France by 2020.
Blacknut is far from alone in this emerging market : giants of the sector, such as Sony, Microsoft or Nvidia, have launched in recent weeks their own offerings in the subscription. The beginning of a revolution ? “Within three or four years, this will represent 50 % of the market,” prognostic Thomas Grellier, associate director and co-founder of the School of management of industrices creative (EMIC).