Entries in 'gfk' (16)

Call of Duty tops charts in difficult month for boxed retail

Call of Duty tops charts in difficult month for boxed retail

Shooter Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare took the No.1 spot in the November charts, making Activision Blizzard the No.1 publisher in both units and value for the month.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:35AM in News
UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn't top charts

UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn't top charts

Pokémon Sun and Moon technically failed to top the UK weekly charts for their first week. Pokémon Sun debuted at No.3 and Pokémon Moon entered the charts at No.4. GfK however ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 28th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Battlefield 1 debuts at No.1

Battlefield 1 debuts at No.1

After three weeks at the top, FIFA 17 has been pushed down to No.2 by another EA title, as Battlefield 1 debuts in top spot.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Oct 24th 2016 at 10:42AM in News

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PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has returned to the top of the weekly UK hardware race following a number of cut-price bundles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
No Man's Sky conquers August

No Man's Sky conquers August

PlayStation’s No Man’s Sky rescued August and was by far the best-selling game of the month in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch was the best-selling title at UK games retail last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Doom holds No.1 in UK charts, Rocket League speeds into No.6

Doom holds No.1 in UK charts, Rocket League speeds into No.6

Doom is No.1 for the second week in a row, but it was an overall poor week for games retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 10:05AM in News

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2K's Battleborn scores UK No.1

2K's Battleborn scores UK No.1

Battleborn narrowly beat Call of Duty: Black Ops III to take the UK Top Spot this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 9th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
"2016's accessories market will be shaped by virtual reality"

"2016's accessories market will be shaped by virtual reality"

We may have seen some big titles this year already, including The Division and Dark Souls III.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 4:53PM in News
UK gaming headset sales up 12%

UK gaming headset sales up 12%

The likes of Turtle Beach will be toasting another successful year, if the latest data from GfK is anything to go by.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
GfK and SuperData team up for combined digital and physical UK chart

GfK and SuperData team up for combined digital and physical UK chart

Digital games tracker SuperData and physical charts specialists GfK are teaming up to produce a new UK chart.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 9th 2016 at 3:09PM in News

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PC games hardware market bucks wider technology trends

PC games hardware market bucks wider technology trends

The sales of PC hardware may be suffering worldwide, but not in terms of games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
LEGO Marvel's Avengers soars to No.1

LEGO Marvel's Avengers soars to No.1

Warner Bros’ LEGO Marvel's Avengers has become the eighth LEGO video game to reach the top spot in the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2016 at 9:48AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One shine but physical gaming sales drop to £2.1bn in 2015

PS4 and Xbox One shine but physical gaming sales drop to £2.1bn in 2015

PS4 and Xbox One UK game sales shot up by over 50 per cent in 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Call of Duty, GTA and FIFA retain UK retail top spots in first week of 2015

Call of Duty, GTA and FIFA retain UK retail top spots in first week of 2015

Three of 2014’s biggest games have held their UK retail podium positions as we kick off the New Year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 5th 2015 at 10:21AM in News