Entries in 'sales' (309)

'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

Venture capitalists view investing in the digital games market as a “throw of the dice”, says former Sega boss Mike Hayes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
IHS predicts 11m unit for PS4 over Xbox One by 2017

IHS predicts 11m unit for PS4 over Xbox One by 2017

PS4 will have outsold its rival Xbox One to the tune of 11m units within five years, research firm IHS has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 12:43PM in News
Read how the next-gen is damaging sales of this year's blockbusters in this week's MCV

Read how the next-gen is damaging sales of this year's blockbusters in this week's MCV

This week's issue of MCV analyses how the next-gen transition is damaging the sales of the year's biggest Q4 releases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 7th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
Diablo III tops 14m sales worldwide

Diablo III tops 14m sales worldwide

Blizzard's dungeon-crawler Diablo III has passed the 14m sales mark across all versions.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:14AM in News

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Rough waters: The next-generation transition

Rough waters: The next-generation transition

We all expected sales of Assassin’s Creed IV and Battlefield 4 to be down.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:07AM in News
Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Call of Duty: Ghosts sales are down compared to Black Ops II, Activision has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

Call of Duty: Ghosts has apparently ‘sold more than $1 billion of Call of Duty: Ghosts into retail stores worldwide as of day one’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 1:40PM in News
Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has said that the comparatively lukewarm critical reception to Call of Duty: Ghosts is unlikely to dent the game’s sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 11:20AM in News

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Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Sony has revealed that worldwide PS3 sales have, as of November 1st, reached 80m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag beats Battlefield 4 to No.1

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag beats Battlefield 4 to No.1

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has won this week’s heated race to claim the UKIE GfK Chart-Track UK No.1 spot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 9:04AM in News
Capcom forecasts 1.2m Dead Rising 3 sales

Capcom forecasts 1.2m Dead Rising 3 sales

Dead Rising 3 will sell over 1.2 million copies on Xbox One, says Capcom.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 1st 2013 at 11:06AM in News
Animal Crossing: New Leaf surpasses 6m copies sold

Animal Crossing: New Leaf surpasses 6m copies sold

Nintendo has released new lifetime numbers for a batch of its best-selling first-party 3DS titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 1st 2013 at 7:16AM in News

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GungHo struck by sales decline

GungHo struck by sales decline

Quarterly sales and profits at Puzzle & Dragons developer and publisher GungHo have fallen 12 per cent to $238m during the last quarter, according to the company's latest financials.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 31st 2013 at 4:02PM in News
Resident Evil 5 overtakes Street Fighter II to become Capcom's best ever seller

Resident Evil 5 overtakes Street Fighter II to become Capcom's best ever seller

2009 action outing Resident Evil 5 is now Capcom’s best selling game ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 2:39PM in News
PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

Next-gen consoles finally have a competitor to be fearful of – the PC.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Next-gen won't recapture last-gen's highs, analyst predicts

Next-gen won't recapture last-gen's highs, analyst predicts

Strategy Analytics thinks the upcoming console generation will fall well short of the financial success enjoyed by our current machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 1:50PM in News

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Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Nintendo’s latest financial report has revealed more disappointing sales for Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

A third of all the money spent on Grand Theft Auto V in the UK in its first two weeks on sale in the UK was spent at Tesco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 11:17AM in News
Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Baird Research analyst Colin Sebastian has predicted that Xbox One will enjoy slightly higher launch window unit sales than its rival PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 3:56PM in News
Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Need for Speed: Most Wanted did not put in the commercial performance on Wii U that EA was hoping for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 2:03PM in News
Xbox 360 lifetime sales hit 80m units worldwide

Xbox 360 lifetime sales hit 80m units worldwide

Microsoft has announced the Xbox 360 has reached 80m sales worldwide since its launch in 2005.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2013 at 9:15AM in News
Ubi expecting 50% digital revenue by 2017

Ubi expecting 50% digital revenue by 2017

Ubisoft wants its digital business to reach a 50 per cent share of its turnover within three to four years.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 17th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V enjoys strong debut in Japan

Grand Theft Auto V enjoys strong debut in Japan

Pokemon may have beaten it to the top of the Japanese charts, but Grand Theft Auto V has redefined what a Western game can achieve in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 3:01PM in News
Nintendo: Sonic will help drive 2DS sales

Nintendo: Sonic will help drive 2DS sales

Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the 2DS’ killer apps, says Nintendo.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 16th 2013 at 1:26PM in News