Games Industry Market Data

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 2-8

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 2-8

Another week, another one-two finish for DayZ and Rust on Steam's top sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 9th 2014 at 11:59PM in News
Smartphone shipments grew 43% in 2013

Smartphone shipments grew 43% in 2013

Data from Futuresource Consulting Research has revealed tremendous growth in the smartphone market throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: January 26 - February 1

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 26 - February 1

Not much change on Steam's top selling products chart this week, with DayZ and Rust yet again out ahead of the pack.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 7:52AM in News
App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:29PM in News

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INFOGRAPHIC: Just how big was GTA V?

INFOGRAPHIC: Just how big was GTA V?

We all knew GTA V would sell well, but not even the most optimistic analyst could have predicted how big it’d be after just four months.

on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:57AM in News
Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

Apple posts record iPhone and iPad sales, but is still outpaced by Samsung

51m iPhones and 26m iPads were sold by Apple in Q4 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: January 19-25

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 19-25

The triad of Early Access hits continue their reign atop the charts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 27th 2014 at 12:12AM in News
As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

As many people play Angry Birds every month as are registered on Twitter

Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka has outlined the scale of not only Angry Birds’ achievements, but also its ambitions for the ‘century’ ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 3:01PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: January 12-18

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 12-18

The dominance of Early Access titles DayZ, Rust, and Starbound is evident again this week, as the trio continues to set the pace on the Steam's latest top sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 20th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Only 64 per cent of the movie and TV market in the US last year was spent on physical DVDs and Blu-rays.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 2:18PM in News
UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

The UK game industry shrunk by nearly half in 2012 compared to 2011, according to figures released by the department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:05PM in News
12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

The worst of the financial crisis may be behind us, but the year ahead promises to be a challenging one for retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:34AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: January 5-11

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 5-11

Early Access titles DayZ and Rust have settled in at the top of Steam's top ten sellers chart, and it doesn't look like they're going anywhere soon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 12th 2014 at 11:05PM in News
PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

PCs suffered largest ever global sales decline in 2013

Global PC sales fell at their fastest rate ever in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

Apple has revealed that over $10bn was spent on its App Store throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 29 - January 4

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 29 - January 4

DayZ is on top of Steam’s top ten sellers list again this week – beating out another slew of discounted titles during the distributor’s end of 2013 sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 5th 2014 at 11:43PM in News

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Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

The Xbox One could see a reduction in RRP earlier than previously anticipated, according to one US analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 2:52PM in News
38% annual growth for Chinese games market

38% annual growth for Chinese games market

China's game industry is still booming, a new report.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 12:33PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 22-28

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 22-28

The Early Access offering of DayZ has again taken first on Steam's best ten selling titles, making it the victor for the second week running.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 6:59AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 15-21

Valve has released its latest top ten weekly sellers chart for Steam – with newcomer DayZ claiming the top spot from last week’s winner, Starbound.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 22nd 2013 at 10:33PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 8-14

Indie Starbound maintained control over the top spot in this week's Steam top ten sellers, beating out chart newcomer Rust.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2013 at 6:02PM in News
Xbox One, PS4 launches spike digital sales in November

Xbox One, PS4 launches spike digital sales in November

The digital games market exceeded $1bn in total sales last month, according to research collected by SuperData.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 13th 2013 at 6:07AM in News
DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

PS4 won’t break all-time console sales records but will emerge as the next-gen console winner, analyst DFC Intelligence has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:12AM in News
Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One has sold 2m units on its first 18 days of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:27PM in News
Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

The price that consumers are willing to pay for PS4 is shooting up as we get closer to Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 11:33AM in News