Entries in 'sales' (138)

Analyst trims virtual reality sales forecast by 30 per cent

Analyst trims virtual reality sales forecast by 30 per cent

SuperData now reckons the new virtual reality sector will make nearly a third less money this year than it had originally forecast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2016 at 11:35AM in News
Spencer: We didn't stop revealing Xbox sales figures to hide something

Spencer: We didn't stop revealing Xbox sales figures to hide something

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has insisted that Microsoft did not make the decision to stop confiding Xbox One sales figures in an effort to hide to truth about its performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 2:38PM in News
15,000 HTC Vive headsets sold in ten minutes

15,000 HTC Vive headsets sold in ten minutes

HTC has revealed some very early sales data for its upcoming virtual reality headset the Vive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Raspberry Pi becomes the best-selling British computer ever

Raspberry Pi becomes the best-selling British computer ever

With 8m units now shipped to retailers, the makers of the Raspberry Pi are now proclaiming that the machine can claim the crown of the best-selling British computer ever made.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 29th 2016 at 1:53PM in News

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Digital Rise of the Tomb Raider sales three times that of Xbox One

Digital Rise of the Tomb Raider sales three times that of Xbox One

It appears that the PC release of Rise of the Tomb Raider had a strong debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
PS4 will sell 100+ million units, analyst predicts

PS4 will sell 100+ million units, analyst predicts

Sony’s successful PS4 will go on to join its predecessors the PlayStation and PS2 by selling over 100m units worldwide, DFC Intelligence predicts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Firewatch has outsold Campo Santo's 'wildest expectations'

Firewatch has outsold Campo Santo's 'wildest expectations'

Indie hit Firewatch has out-performed developer Campo Santo’s commercial predictions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 24th 2016 at 12:52PM in News
PC games hardware market bucks wider technology trends

PC games hardware market bucks wider technology trends

The sales of PC hardware may be suffering worldwide, but not in terms of games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 12th 2016 at 2:00PM in News

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Skylanders and Guitar Hero underperform while Call of Duty soars

Skylanders and Guitar Hero underperform while Call of Duty soars

Publisher Activision has said that both Skylanders SuperChargers and Guitar Hero Live failed to meet sales expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 10:16AM in News
Mad Catz to lay off 37% of staff

Mad Catz to lay off 37% of staff

Fears about the situation at Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz have been confirmed with news that over a third of the company’s workforce are losing their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has revealed that, following their respective release, Wii U shooter Splatoon has consistently outsold Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 1:55PM in News
The Witness makes $5m in week one

The Witness makes $5m in week one

Jonathan Blow has revealed that The Witness has sold over 100k copies in its first week, generating over $5m in the process.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 9:38AM in News

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The Witness is trouncing Braid sales, although Blow bemoans piracy blight

The Witness is trouncing Braid sales, although Blow bemoans piracy blight

Jonathan Blow’s second title The Witness is on track for a Braid-smashing week-one sales performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 11:17AM in News
Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Games High Street decline faring better than wider physical entertainment market

Games High Street decline faring better than wider physical entertainment market

Kantar’s latest Entertainment Barometer report paints a picture of decline for physical games retail – although it’s faring better than the wider entertainment market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

The exact number of Xbox Ones sold worldwide remains a mystery, but we now know that it is in excess of 18m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2016 at 12:33PM in News

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PS4 sales hit 35.9 million units

PS4 sales hit 35.9 million units

Sony has announced that “cumulative sell through” of the PS4 has, as of January 3rd, reached 35.9m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Crystal Dynamics' Rise of the Tomb Raider has shifted ‘well over one million units’ since it was released in November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Gran Turismo series exceeds 76m sales

Gran Turismo series exceeds 76m sales

The Gran Turismo franchise has surpassed 76m lifetime sales, developer Polyphony Digital has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:17AM in News
Rocket League revenues nearing $50m

Rocket League revenues nearing $50m

Developer Psyonix has revealed the staggering success of 2015 hit Rocket League.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo’s next home console is set for an explosive start.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2015 at 9:49AM in News
PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are going all-out in their approach to this year’s Black Friday.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Analysts dispute GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

Analysts dispute GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

GameStop’s assessment of both physical sales of Star Wars Battlefront and digital sales of Halo 5 are incorrect, analysts have argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 2:57PM in News
Star Wars Battlefront is EA's biggest ever digital launch

Star Wars Battlefront is EA's biggest ever digital launch

EA hasn’t announced any sales numbers for Star Wars Battlefront, but it has said the game has claimed a new record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 10:47AM in News
PS4 sales pass 30m worldwide

PS4 sales pass 30m worldwide

Sony has confirmed that PS4 has hit a new sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 9:02AM in News