Entries in 'digital distribution' (42)

Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Steam developers can now set sales periods and discounts on their own, Valve has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:14PM 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
Sony DADC launches new digital distribution service for publishers

Sony DADC launches new digital distribution service for publishers

Publishers and retailers have been offered a helping hand in entering the increasingly complicated digital distribution space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 3:22PM in News
Valve introduces Steam Trading Cards

Valve introduces Steam Trading Cards

Valve has announced the beta launch of its Steam Trading Cards program, allowing users of the digital PC games service to earn and use game-specific virtual cards to gain discounts ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 16th 2013 at 7:45AM in News

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Revamped UPlay could sell third-party download games

Revamped UPlay could sell third-party download games

Ubisoft hopes to add titles from other publishers to its newly-launched UPlay app in future.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2012 at 12:56PM in News
Ubisoft selling PC games for £1 via new digital distribution app

Ubisoft selling PC games for £1 via new digital distribution app

Key titles from Ubisoft’s back catalogue are on sale for £1 to promote its new digital distribution hub.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 17th 2012 at 9:07AM in News
Non-games head to Steam as digital distribution competition heats up

Non-games head to Steam as digital distribution competition heats up

Valve has added an important weapon to the arsenal supporting its games download service - and it's non-games.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 8th 2012 at 6:41PM in News
11 publishers sign up to EA Origin

11 publishers sign up to EA Origin

Electronic Arts has brought several new third party partners onboard for its digital distribution service, Origin.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 25th 2012 at 10:37AM in News

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Obsidian: Digital should 'stab used games market in the heart'

Obsidian: Digital should 'stab used games market in the heart'

South Park and Fallout New Vegas developer Obsidian has made its feelings on pre-owned games pretty damn clear.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 13th 2011 at 4:33PM in News
Stardock hits coming to Steam

Stardock hits coming to Steam

The creator of the Impulse digital distribution service, Stardock, is releasing its titles on Steam.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 17th 2011 at 10:38AM in News
Capcom titles go live on EA Origin

Capcom titles go live on EA Origin

Electronic Arts has added another company to the list of rival publishers selling its games through EA's Origin download service.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 16th 2011 at 10:35AM in News
EA to sell rivals' games through digital distribution

EA to sell rivals' games through digital distribution

Electronic Arts will soon start selling games made by its competitors.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 27th 2011 at 5:32PM in News

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GOG: DRM treats gamers like criminals

GOG: DRM treats gamers like criminals

Good Old Games has spoken against DRM, saying that some of the anti-piracy measures in use treat consumers like criminals.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 7th 2011 at 10:43AM in News
Euro digital market to reach €3.3bn by 2015?

Euro digital market to reach €3.3bn by 2015?

Research firm DFC Intelligence estimates that the European market for digital game content is expected to grow to €3.3 billion in the next five years.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 1st 2011 at 5:22PM in News
Nintendo: Retail drives the mass market

Nintendo: Retail drives the mass market

Boxed product is far from dead – it’s the key to driving sales among the mass market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 18th 2011 at 10:39AM in News
Payne to lead radical new digital publisher

Payne to lead radical new digital publisher

A bold new publisher owned by developers is to be run by Andy Payne.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 3rd 2011 at 11:00AM in News

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Alan Wake coming to Games on Demand

Alan Wake coming to Games on Demand

Microsoft has announced that Alan Wake will be available as a Games on Demand title in two weeks.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 12th 2010 at 11:37AM in News
PSN-only Ferrari goes live

PSN-only Ferrari goes live

The follow-up to System 3’s Ferrari Challenge has launched on PSN today.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 6th 2010 at 12:13PM in News
System 3 announces Putty Squad

System 3 announces Putty Squad

System 3 has announced it will be releasing a new version of Putty Squad this autumn.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 12th 2010 at 3:40PM in News
System 3 announces triple-A digital-only release

System 3 announces triple-A digital-only release

System 3 will launch its new digital games strategy with what it says is the first triple-A PSN-only release this September.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 29th 2010 at 12:07PM in News
Atari: Online strong despite despite 65% revenue drop

Atari: Online strong despite despite 65% revenue drop

Atari has released results for the first quarter of its 2010/2011 fiscal year - and despite a 65% drop in revenues, the firm's online takings have jumped.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 26th 2010 at 10:51AM in News
3DS to advance Nintendo’s download plans

3DS to advance Nintendo’s download plans

The 3DS will mark the start of a new era for Nintendo’s digital distribution strategy, according to company president Satoru Iwata.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 12th 2010 at 3:09PM in News
‘New and fresh’ digital service for 3DS

‘New and fresh’ digital service for 3DS

The digital distribution offering for the 3DS will be different to that seen with the likes of DS or Wii, Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2010 at 11:26AM in News
Fable III confirmed for PC

Fable III confirmed for PC

Fable III will be coming to Windows – not only through retail but also via digital distribution.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 21st 2010 at 3:18PM in News
Mindscape details first digital distribution game

Mindscape details first digital distribution game

Mindscape has announced its first internally-developed digital distribution title in the form of online vehicle battler Crasher.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2010 at 11:28AM in News