Entries in 'sales' (368)

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 20th 2013 at 6:10PM in News
EA lays claim to 33% of PS4's game sales

EA lays claim to 33% of PS4's game sales

One in three PS4 games sold so far in the US has been made by EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 10:17AM in News
eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

Over 10,000 PS4 consoles were sold on eBay last weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Call of Duty's critical-consumer disconnect

Call of Duty's critical-consumer disconnect

It may sometimes feel like there’s a gulf separating those who make and release games and those who buy and play them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 2:19PM in News

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Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Xbox One will become the biggest and fastest selling console ever when it is released on November 22nd, Amazon has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
PS4 surpasses 1m units sold in one day

PS4 surpasses 1m units sold in one day

PlayStation 4 has exceeded the million units sold milestone in its first 24 hours at retail, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 18th 2013 at 7:05AM in News
Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Publisher EA has dismissed concerns over falling sales of this year’s biggest games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:00PM in News
LGC: Twitter activity trumps ad spend for boosting game sales

LGC: Twitter activity trumps ad spend for boosting game sales

Twitter UK MD Bruce Daisley says the social media platform is the most effective way to drive games sales.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 13th 2013 at 5:03PM in News

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More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

EA’s military shooter Battlefield 4 has become the surprise game to knock Nintendo’s Pokemon X & Y from the top of the Media Create charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
'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

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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
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

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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
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
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