Entries in 'discs' (22)

Sky will post you a DVD copy of digital film purchases

Sky will post you a DVD copy of digital film purchases

We’re accustomed to free digital copies coming bundled with DVDs and Blu-ray, but now Sky is to approach things from the other direction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

EA is to stop selling physical PC games through Origin. Yes, EA sold physical PC games through Origin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:04PM in News
Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Only 64 per cent of the movie and TV market in the US last year was spent on physical DVDs and Blu-rays.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 2:18PM in News
Microsoft admits that disc-less Xbox One was seriously considered

Microsoft admits that disc-less Xbox One was seriously considered

A disc-less Xbox One was at one stage very much a possibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 11:05AM in News

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Battlefield 4 needs a 14.4GB install for 'best experience' on Xbox 360

Battlefield 4 needs a 14.4GB install for 'best experience' on Xbox 360

Xbox 360 owners wanting to get the best possible experience from Battlefield 4 are going to need plenty of spare hard drive space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Rockstar issues Xbox 360 Grand Theft Auto V installation warning

Rockstar issues Xbox 360 Grand Theft Auto V installation warning

Those playing Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 should not install both of the discs that come in the box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Microsoft should have been stronger in its argument for the Xbox One’s former digital features, Codemasters founder David Darling has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 3:00PM in News
Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Acclaimed developer Patrice Desilets doesn’t believe the recent furore over the Xbox One’s digital strategy will halt the march toward a disc-less future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 2:43PM in News

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Disc demand dwindles, duplicators dying out

Disc demand dwindles, duplicators dying out

Manufacturers predict a steady decline in the use of game discs as digital gains a tighter grip on the market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 23rd 2012 at 1:09PM in News
Comet fights back in Microsoft dispute

Comet fights back in Microsoft dispute

Retailer Comet has pledged to fight its corner in the dispute with Microsoft over the manufacturing of 94k Windows recovery discs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2012 at 12:55PM in News
Sony DADC establishes new Russian plant

Sony DADC establishes new Russian plant

PS3 game production is to begin at Sony DADC’s Russian base in Borovsk, the company has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2011 at 10:23AM in News
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection - what's in the box?

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection - what's in the box?

Konami has announced precisely what will be included in the hotly anticipated Metal Gear Solid HD Collection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2011 at 1:39PM in News

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Consumers soon “won’t pay $60 for a game anymore”

Consumers soon “won’t pay $60 for a game anymore”

Though such a radical transition is still some way off, the senior VP of worldwide development at Electronic Arts has hinted that the FIFA series will at some stage have ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2011 at 12:58PM in News
LA Noire pushes Xbox disc limits

LA Noire pushes Xbox disc limits

After such a long wait for it to arrive at retail, Rockstar is packing crime title LA Noire with an incredible amount of content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2011 at 3:51PM in News
Further Wii successor tech claims

Further Wii successor tech claims

Nintendo's new console will not include a hard drive, will house 8GB of internal flash memory and offer a proprietary disc format capable of storing 25GB of information.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2011 at 11:41AM in News
Carmack predicts the death of discs

Carmack predicts the death of discs

Twelve months after Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada predicted the demise of physical media, another games industry stalwart has declared that the days of packaged games are numbered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 12:50PM in News

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Gran Turismo 5 is ready

Gran Turismo 5 is ready

Worried that Gran Turismo 5 was not going to make it to retail in time for Christmas? Worry not, for the game is being pressed onto discs and put ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2010 at 8:06AM in News
Blitz: No discs for PS4/Xbox720

Blitz: No discs for PS4/Xbox720

Platform holders’ desire to gain complete control of the software retail chain will mean that the next generation of home consoles will not include any capacity for digital media, developer ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 3:51PM in News
FIFA’s disc-less future

FIFA’s disc-less future

In an exclusive interview with MCV, EA Sports boos Peter Moore has outlined an ambitious plan to transform FIFA from a franchise that relies on annual disc-based releases to a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2010 at 11:47AM in News
More Hero discs due next year

More Hero discs due next year

The CEO of Guitar Hero has confirmed to MCV that retailers can expect more disc-based releases for its music games in 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2009 at 6:19PM in News
Xbox FFXIII to ship on 3 DVDs

Xbox FFXIII to ship on 3 DVDs

Alongside the confirmation that Final Fantasy XIII is to be released simultaneously on Xbox 360 and PS3 in Europe next Spring, the game’s producer Yoshinori Kitase has also confirmed that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2009 at 1:49PM in News
Forza 3 to come on two DVDs

Forza 3 to come on two DVDs

The increasing complexity of games and the limited storage capacity of DVDs has been threatening to come to a head for Xbox 360 of late, and Forza 3 is set ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2009 at 6:05PM in News