Games Industry Market Data
The headline news from this year’s GfK report is this: There were fewer games sold last year, there were fewer consoles sold last year, but accessory sales continue to rise.
PS4 and Xbox One UK game sales shot up by over 50 per cent in 2015.
The latest entry in Capcom’s Monster Hunter series is manages to hold on to the top spot in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.
Valve’s alteration of how it conducts its Steam Winter Sale appears to have paid off.
Activision’s Call of Duty starts 2016 as it ended 2015: in the No.1 spot in the All Formats Top 40.
The best-selling game of 2015 in Japan is also its first No.1 of this year.
Things continue to look exceptionally bleak for the Japanese console games market, according to data from Famitsu.
Virtual reality is almost upon us now, and research firm SuperData reckons that the market for the new tech will reach $5.1bn (£3.5bn) by the end of the year.
Games sold over Steam generated over $3.5bn last year, according to analytics site Steam Spy.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III has spent its fifth week in 2015 at the top of the UK All Formats charts.
The long-awaited cinematic arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has certainly awoken a renewed interest in Star Wars apps.
Grand Theft Auto V has taken the top spot on Steam's latest weekly best-sellers list.
The annual ranking at reviews aggregator Metacritic has named Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain as 2015’s highest reviewed game.
The latest Call of Duty doggedly refuses to abide by the established narrative of decline, with Black Ops III claiming this year’s Christmas No.1 title.
Fallout 4 is back on top of Steam's weekly top ten sellers chart, with Rainbow Six Siege hot on its heels.
One week remains until the UK's Christmas No.1 is decided and Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III is once again the top dog in the UK All Formats chart.
Grand Theft Auto V took advantage of its discount in Steam's Exploration Sale last week, wrestling the top spot on the best sellers chart away from Fallout 4.
EA’s football blockbuster FIFA 16 has claimed its sixth No.1 this year.
Minecraft dominates the iPad and iPhone paid charts.
November charts: Call of Duty, Fallout and Battlefront cause blockbuster month for the UK games industry
November proved to be a major month for the UK games industry, driven by a trio of major launches - Call of Duty, Fallout and Star Wars Battlefront.
At last! The UK games industry has some digital download charts.
The numbers are finally in for what appears to have been a blockbuster Black Friday.
Fallout 4 was able to hold off the rising tide of titles on special for Steam's currently winding down Exploration Sale, taking the top spot on this week's best sellers ...
The latest Star Wars game has unsurprisingly shot to the top of the Japanese retail rankings in its debut week.
Nearly all digital game segments experienced a year-over-year rise in revenue last month, Superdata reports.