A word used by PC gamers to describe the cost-friendly practice of developers in which a video game is clearly designed to accommodate the limited capabilities of console systems.

Symptoms include inferior graphics, sluggish gameplay, clumsy user interfaces, checkpoint-based save systems, a lack of dedicated servers, limited customization and simplified game mechanics.
It was clear that due to the overwhelming amount of negative user reviews of Modern Warfare 2 for PC that Infinity Ward had contracted consolitis.
by Steakface February 19, 2010

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