Entries in 'sales' (73)

Tales from the Borderlands finished by a 'skeleton crew' due to poor sales

Tales from the Borderlands finished by a 'skeleton crew' due to poor sales

Telltale Games has seen huge success with its numerous point and click franchises, but it appears that sales for Tales of the Borderlands were rather more disappointing compared to its ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 10th 2017 at 9:55AM in News
Games publishing 2017: how to set a game's price

Games publishing 2017: how to set a game's price

In Part One of our publishing roundtable, we talked to publishers about setting release dates and how fewer triple-A releases could mean better business for the whole industry.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 4th 2017 at 11:30AM in News
Ubisoft

Ubisoft Q1 sales up 45.2% YOY thanks to strong back catalogue performance

Ubisoft has announced its Q1 sales report for fiscal year 2017-18. Sales were up 45.2 per cent year-on-year between April and June 30th, amounting to €202.1m. That's just over €30m ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 19th 2017 at 9:31AM in News
Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift price drops to £399 with Touch for six weeks

Oculus has announced another price drop for its virtual reality headset as part of its Summer of Rift sale, taking the cost of a headset and Touch controller bundle to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 10th 2017 at 7:00AM in News

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Microsoft says selling more Xbox One S units than X next year has 'always been the plan'

Microsoft says selling more Xbox One S units than X next year has 'always been the plan'

Microsoft's E3 press conference may have been all about the power of Xbox One X (previously Project Scorpio) this year, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer still expects the company to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 2:16PM in News
Sony talks PS4 vs Xbox: "Europe is fortress PlayStation"

Sony talks PS4 vs Xbox: "Europe is fortress PlayStation"

The PS4 has sold three times the amount of the Xbox One in Europe, according to Sony exec Jim Ryan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2017 at 10:14AM in News
Persona 5 hits 1.5m shipped

Persona 5 hits 1.5m shipped

From its origins and the nichest of niche RPGs, Persona 5 can now credibly lay claim to being a mainstream hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2017 at 11:01AM in News
The Witcher series passes 25m copies sold

The Witcher series passes 25m copies sold

Developer CD Projekt has announced some big numbers for its now smash-hit RPG series The Witcher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 11:42AM in News

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GameStop Q4 revenues fall 13.6%

GameStop Q4 revenues fall 13.6%

Global games retailer GameStop has reported year-on-year drops in both revenue and income.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2017 at 10:45AM in News
UK week one Switch sales hit 80k

UK week one Switch sales hit 80k

Nintendo Switch sold 80k units in its first 48 hours on sale in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
PlayStation VR sales have passed 900,000

PlayStation VR sales have passed 900,000

Sony has at last revealed how many of its virtual reality systems have been sold since October’s launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2017 at 9:27AM in News
EA expects Mass Effect: Andromeda to sell 3m copies on Week One

EA expects Mass Effect: Andromeda to sell 3m copies on Week One

EA revealed its Q3 financial results last night, and shared its expectations for Mass Effect: Andromeda. The publisher believes the title will sell ‘around 3 million units’ in its early ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 1st 2017 at 10:40AM in News

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Starbound

Starbound reaches 2.5m units sold

Indie studio Chucklefish has announced that Starbound has reached a new milestone, having sold more than 2.5 million copies over the Christmas break, six months after it officially launch.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 24th 2017 at 10:25AM in News
ShopTo sales up over 13 per cent in 2016

ShopTo sales up over 13 per cent in 2016

ShopTo has announced its annual results for 2016 and it’s been a pretty successful year for the online UK retailer.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 4:15PM in News
Super Mario Run clocks up between 25m-37m downloads

Super Mario Run clocks up between 25m-37m downloads

There is some conflicting data floating around regarding the early success of Super Mario Run.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 20th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare suffered a similar High Street sales decline in the US as it did in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2016 at 9:41AM in News

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'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

The Black Friday sales event has had a deeply negative effect on games retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US, UK and Australia last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Civilization VI hits 1m in two weeks

Civilization VI hits 1m in two weeks

PC strategy title Civilization VI his hit a big milestone just two weeks after its debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Updated: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sales nearly 50% down on Black Ops III

Updated: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sales nearly 50% down on Black Ops III

This year’s Call of Duty has failed to hit the heights of its predecessor in its first week in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Darkest Dungeon passes 1 million sales

Darkest Dungeon passes 1 million sales

Cult indie hit Darkest Dungeon is celebrating an important milestone in its successful story.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
FIFA 17 month one sales up 13% on predecessor

FIFA 17 month one sales up 13% on predecessor

EA’s FIFA 17 most definitely HAS improved upon the performance of last year’s title FIFA 16.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Take Two has revealed that Mafia III has become the fastest selling game in publishing label 2K Games’ history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:21AM in News
EA is confident Titanfall 2 can grow its player base

EA is confident Titanfall 2 can grow its player base

Titanfall 2 may yet achieve sales to match its critical popularity, EA has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 11:12AM in News