Games Industry Market Data

FIFA spends fourth week at No.1, Uncharted still second

FIFA spends fourth week at No.1, Uncharted still second

Football blockbuster FIFA 16 has now spent one month in first place in the UK Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 19th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: October 4-10

Steam top ten sellers: October 4-10

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved has retaken the top spot on Steam's weekly best sellers chart, thanks to a feature discount promotion on Valve's storefront.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 12th 2015 at 6:43PM in News
FIFA 16 holds off The Nathan Drake Collection from reaching No.1

FIFA 16 holds off The Nathan Drake Collection from reaching No.1

FIFA 16 spends its third week at the top of the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 12th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
MGS V, Super Mario Maker top YouTube's trending games for September

MGS V, Super Mario Maker top YouTube's trending games for September

YouTube has released its top ten “trending” games from last month, with the chart showing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Super Mario Maker out in front for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2015 at 8:22PM in News

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Destiny: The Taken King tops PSN September charts

Destiny: The Taken King tops PSN September charts

The best selling PlayStation 4 of last month was Destiny: The Taken King.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2015 at 3:47PM in News
PewDiePie tops the iPhone charts

PewDiePie tops the iPhone charts

YouTube superstar PewDiePie continues to be No.1 in the App Store charts this week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2015 at 2:15PM in News
UK boxed games market suffers September sales slump

UK boxed games market suffers September sales slump

FIFA, Metal Gear Solid and Destiny were not enough to halt a decline in UK games retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 8th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Hearthstone knocks Dota 2 down a place in monthly Twitch rankings

Hearthstone knocks Dota 2 down a place in monthly Twitch rankings

The end of The International and the release of The Grand Tournament has led to Blizzard’s Hearthstone and Valve’s Dota 2 swapping places in the September Twitch charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:11PM in News

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PS3 version of PES 2016 outsells PS4 in Japan during debut week

PS3 version of PES 2016 outsells PS4 in Japan during debut week

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016’s Japanese launch has highlighted the huge number of gamers still playing on older consoles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: September 27 - October 3

Steam top ten sellers: September 27 - October 3

Valve's own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has climbed to the top of the heap on Steam's latest weekly best-selling products chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 5th 2015 at 7:39PM in News
LEGO Dimensions debuts in second place, outperforms Disney Infinity and Skylanders Week One sales

LEGO Dimensions debuts in second place, outperforms Disney Infinity and Skylanders Week One sales

For the second week running, FIFA 16 holds the top spot in this week’s UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 5th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
iPhone 6s and 6s Plus once again break Apple sales records

iPhone 6s and 6s Plus once again break Apple sales records

Apple’s latest smartphone has, once again, broken sales records for the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2015 at 3:31PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: September 20-26

Steam top ten sellers: September 20-26

Elite: Dangerous has nabbed the top spot on Steam's latest weekly best-selling titles, thanks in large part to a featured discount promotion.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2015 at 4:07AM in News
Mobile overtakes PC as kids' gaming platform of choice

Mobile overtakes PC as kids' gaming platform of choice

New NPD data suggests that PC is no longer the prominent platform for children.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Analyst predicts 120-130m PS4 sales, 100-110m Xbox One sales

Analyst predicts 120-130m PS4 sales, 100-110m Xbox One sales

Sales of the current generation of consoles will fall ever so slightly short of previous generation of machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 2:03PM in News
Four out of five UK games businesses expect near-term growth

Four out of five UK games businesses expect near-term growth

UKIE’s 2015 member survey has found that four out of five UK video games businesses expect to experience growth in the next 18 months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 12:03PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: September 13-19

Steam top ten sellers: September 13-19

Steam's latest best sellers chart shows Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has taken the top spot for its fourth consecutive week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 21st 2015 at 8:37PM in News
Plague Inc back on top in iPad and iPhone charts

Plague Inc back on top in iPad and iPhone charts

Ndemic Creations' disease-based strategy game Plague Inc is No.1 this week in the iPhone charts, and takes second place in the iPad Top Ten.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 21st 2015 at 4:03PM in News
Destiny: The Taken King crowned No.1 in the UK

Destiny: The Taken King crowned No.1 in the UK

The first boxed expansion for Activision’s Destiny debuts at No.1 in the UK, according to data from GfK Chart-Track.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 21st 2015 at 9:43AM in News
30 million VR headsets will ship by 2020, analyst estimates

30 million VR headsets will ship by 2020, analyst estimates

Virtual reality headset shipments will reach 30 million by 2020, a new report claims.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 18th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Worst August in 19 years for UK games retailers

Worst August in 19 years for UK games retailers

Sales of physical games in the UK generated just £22.5m last month, the lowest figure for an August since the mid-1990s.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 17th 2015 at 11:15AM in News
Star Wars: Uprising shoots to No.1 in iPad Free Top Ten

Star Wars: Uprising shoots to No.1 in iPad Free Top Ten

The new Star Wars mobile game Uprising was the best-selling free-to-play title on iPad last week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 16th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Metal Gear Solid V claims second week at No.1, Super Mario Maker debuts in second place

Metal Gear Solid V claims second week at No.1, Super Mario Maker debuts in second place

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is top of the UK charts once again.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 14th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Steam top ten: September 6-12

Steam top ten: September 6-12

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Mad Max lead this past week's Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 14th 2015 at 3:04AM in News
PS4 topped US hardware sales once again in August

PS4 topped US hardware sales once again in August

NPD data has shown yet another monthly sales victory for the PS4 in America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 9:32AM in News