Entries in 'day one' (36)

O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

Still hunting for a launch day PS4? Then O2 may be your surprising saviour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 11:26AM in News
Xbox One matches PS4's 1m day one sales

Xbox One matches PS4's 1m day one sales

Microsoft has announced that it too has conjured one million day one sales of its new console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2013 at 10:06AM in News
GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

200 launch day Xbox One units will be made available to GAME customers tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 2:45PM in News
Tesco offering Xbox One tomorrow night on first-come, first-served basis

Tesco offering Xbox One tomorrow night on first-come, first-served basis

Yes, there’s still a chance that you can get hold of an Xbox One on launch day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 12:07PM in News

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Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:30AM 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
300MB day one patch needed to activate key PS4 features

300MB day one patch needed to activate key PS4 features

A host of functionality for Sony’s PS4 will only be available to users once they have downloaded a 300MB patch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 9:51AM in News
UK retail's back-up plan as postal strike threatens Call of Duty launch

UK retail's back-up plan as postal strike threatens Call of Duty launch

The UK’s biggest online games retailers will make sure customers receive Call of Duty: Ghosts on launch day, despite a proposed postal strike.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 24th 2013 at 10:19AM in News

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Xbox One requires 15-20 minute day one update download

Xbox One requires 15-20 minute day one update download

New Xbox One owners next month will be required to download and install a sizable patch on day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Gran Turismo 6 schedule "very tight" with large day one patch planned

Gran Turismo 6 schedule "very tight" with large day one patch planned

It will be a shock to no-one to hear that Polyphony Digital is up against it to get Gran Turismo 6 ready for its December 6th release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Sony hails "incredible" PS4 yields

Sony hails "incredible" PS4 yields

SCEA president Jack Tretton has described PS4 production yields as “incredible”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 10:37AM in News
GAME halts Xbox One Day One Edition pre-orders

GAME halts Xbox One Day One Edition pre-orders

UK video games retailer GAME has stopped accepting pre-orders for the Day One Edition of the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 9:21AM in News

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Xbox One launch line-up confirmed

Xbox One launch line-up confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed over 20 games for the launch line-up for the Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 20th 2013 at 12:39PM in News
VIDEO: Xbox One WILL include a headset; Major Nelson unboxes console

VIDEO: Xbox One WILL include a headset; Major Nelson unboxes console

Microsoft has changed its mind again and confirmed that a headset will be included with the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 2:27PM in News
Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

A number of UK retailers have begun telling customers that new PS4 pre-orders cannot be guaranteed for day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
Iwata apologises for day one Wii U update

Iwata apologises for day one Wii U update

Punters who buy a Wii U this weekend face a sizable day one patch if they want full functionality – a fact Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has apologised for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 9:32AM in News

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Wii U US launch backed by 23 day-one releases

Wii U US launch backed by 23 day-one releases

Nintendo has specified which Wii U titles in its previously announced launch window will actually be available upon release of the hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 27th 2012 at 3:58AM in News
Sony: Consumers more likely to buy if a game is both digital AND boxed

Sony: Consumers more likely to buy if a game is both digital AND boxed

Platform holder Sony claims the growing appetite for digital content is helping grow the sales of ‘full console’ games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 31st 2012 at 1:34PM in News
Black Ops II is already breaking retail records

Black Ops II is already breaking retail records

Amazon has revealed that day one pre-orders for Call of Duty: Black Ops II were three times higher than those achieved by predecessor Black Ops in 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2012 at 2:07PM in News
900k sales for Mass Effect 3 in first 24 hours

900k sales for Mass Effect 3 in first 24 hours

EA has confirmed that it sold 900k copies of BioWare RPG Mass Effect 3 during its first 24 hours of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 10:19AM in News
OPINION: The day one conundrum

OPINION: The day one conundrum

We've had lots of praise lately for the way MCV has supported the industry during a tough start to the year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 24th 2012 at 10:55AM in News
Modern Warfare 3 IS the world's biggest entertainment launch ever

Modern Warfare 3 IS the world's biggest entertainment launch ever

Activision has confirmed that modern Warfare 3 has shattered the record held by Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the biggest entertainment launch of all time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 1:36PM in News
E3 2011: Day One Roundup

E3 2011: Day One Roundup

Missed any of the news from LA? Of course you have. You'd have to be a a robot to absorb every single headline and announcement from yesterday's E3 2011 opener. ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2011 at 12:01PM in News
US: Pokemon sells 1.08m

US: Pokemon sells 1.08m

Joint sales of Pokemon Black/White reached 1.08m copies on their first day of release in the US, Nintendo has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2011 at 12:04PM in News
Big DLC push for Yoostar 2

Big DLC push for Yoostar 2

The CEO of Yoostar has told MCV that 100 clips will be ready to download when his game Yoostar 2 hits UK retail on March 8th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2011 at 2:53PM in News