Games Industry Market Data

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
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

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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
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

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$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
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

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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

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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
Call of Duty still top as Gran Turismo 6 stalls at the green light

Call of Duty still top as Gran Turismo 6 stalls at the green light

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts has claimed the Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1 for the third time in four weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 9:43AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

The Steam Early Access release of indie darling Terraria's spiritual successor Starbound has vaulted to the top of Valve's latest weekly top sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2013 at 8:43PM in News
PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

New research from Way To Blue has suggested that PS4 put in a stronger social media performance than Xbox One in their respective 72 hour launch periods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Global PS4 sales pass 2.1m units

Global PS4 sales pass 2.1m units

Sony has revealed that PS4 has now sold 2.1m units globally since it first arrived in North America on November 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:20AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: November 24-30

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 24-30

Skyrim leads a pack of past top sellers on this week's Steam sales chart, with the majority carrying significant discounts thanks to Valve's Autumn Sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 2:16AM in News
PS4 is beating Xbox One in social media war - report

PS4 is beating Xbox One in social media war - report

Sony’s PS4 arrives in the UK and Europe today and a new report has found that the machine currently has the advantage over its rival Xbox One on social media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:19AM in News