Games Industry Market Data
The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise have had big starts in Europe, with Nintendo saying they are its most successful launch in the region to date.
The numbers are in for what looks to have been a massive Black Friday week.
This year’s Black Friday retail event helped PlayStation 4 have its biggest week since launch.
In news that will come as no surprise, Pokemon Sun and Moon were the best-selling titles in Japan for the week ending November 20th, according to data from Famitsu.
New 3DS titles Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon have failed to match the sales of the series’ 2013 releases.
2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers?
Last week, the UK boxed games market was down by more than 50 per cent year-on-year.
Nintendo’s new NES Classic Mini has hit shelves in Japan and has had a rather good start to its life.
The Caped Crusader has emerged as the most popular of the PlayStation VR’s launch line-up on PSN.
Sony’s new powerful Pro console is in stores and has helped PS4 console sales triple in the UK.
Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US, UK and Australia last month.
Week One sales of Call of Duty have also taken a dive in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.
Eastern Europe is a growing games market.
PC strategy title Civilization VI his hit a big milestone just two weeks after its debut.
This year’s Call of Duty has failed to hit the heights of its predecessor in its first week in the UK.
Cult indie hit Darkest Dungeon is celebrating an important milestone in its successful story.
EA’s FIFA 17 most definitely HAS improved upon the performance of last year’s title FIFA 16.
October 2016 was a blockbuster sales period, with revenue from physical games rising 50 per cent year-on-year according to GfK Entertainment.
More than 47.4m PlayStation consoles have now been shipped to retailers worldwide, Sony has revealed.
The new Special Edition of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Skyrim has gone straight to No.2 in the UK Top 40 chart.
13 new games launched this week in the UK Top 40, with FIFA 17 coming out on top once again.
Virtual reality may have to wait a while longer before it makes any meaningful impact on the market.
Digital may be the biggest sector in video games, but research from the Entertainment Retailers Association says that 77.1 per cent of UK consumers prefer their games in boxes.
EA’s latest FIFA title has held onto the top spot in the UK charts for its second week on shelves.
EA’s latest football title has shot to the top of the Japanese games charts, according to data provided by Famitsu.