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Friday's Five-Second Facts

Dominic Sacco
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

40m
The Sims Social’s number of monthly active users
Read more: EA: We've redefined social games with The Sims

260%
US sales of the 3DS jumped month-on-month following its price cut
Read more: 3DS sales up 260% since price drop

$15m
EA claims it’s Online Pass has generated up to $15m in revenue to date
Read more: Online Pass generates $10m-$15m for EA

19.4%
HMV Group announced a like-for-like sales dip for its last financial quarter
Read more: HMV suffers as summer sales plunge

1,600
The number of products now available in ShopTo.net’s ‘five-minute dispatch’ service 
Read more: ShopTo.net doubles warehouse capacity

23%
Year-on-year drop in US retail game sales for August according to NPD figures
Read more: NPD reports 23% decline in US August video games market

300
The number of GAME and Gamestation stores now stocking Blu-rays and music
Read more: GAME begins selling Blu-ray and music

€10m
Developer Quantic Dream’s estimate of revenues that could have been gained from pre-owned sales of Heavy Rain
Read more: Heavy Rain dev lost €10m to pre-owned sales

300,000
Gaming news site Electronic Theatre reaches new milestone for monthly unique visitors
Read more: Electronic Theatre tops 300,000 unique users

2m
Copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution shipped worldwide to date
Read more: Deus Ex: Human Revolution ships 2m copies

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