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GTA V is the fastest selling game in UK history

GTA V is the fastest selling game in UK history

Grand Theft Auto V has beaten Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the UK’s biggest ever video game launch.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 18th 2013 at 6:09PM in News
UK retailers sell 2.2m boxed games in last big sales week before Christmas

UK retailers sell 2.2m boxed games in last big sales week before Christmas

UK boxed games retailers sold 2.23m video games last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 24th 2012 at 10:10AM in News
UK CHARTS: UFC 3 takes No.1

UK CHARTS: UFC 3 takes No.1

THQ is back at No.1 with UFC, however the game has failed to match the sales of the previous games in the series.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 20th 2012 at 9:18AM in News
UK CHARTS:  FIFA 12 still top

UK CHARTS: FIFA 12 still top

Electronic Arts maintains its grip on the top of the charts with FIFA 12 at No.1 and Battlefield 3 at No.2.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 9th 2012 at 11:16AM in News

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Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £48.6m

Software Sales Monitor: Market dips to £48.6m

The UK games retail market generated £48.6m in the post-Christmas week – a drop of 45 per cent over the week before.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:40AM in News
Digital omission threatening chart legitimacy

Digital omission threatening chart legitimacy

As was reported yesterday, end of year trading figures show a gaping £100m hole in the UK games retail market for 2011.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 6th 2012 at 8:17AM in News
UK stores report £268m bonanza

UK stores report £268m bonanza

Forget the doom and gloom on the High Street. UK games retailers generated £268m in software sales last month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 14th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: UK market climbs to £62.2m

Software Sales Monitor: UK market climbs to £62.2m

The UK games market generated £62.2m last week, up 13.9 per cent over the seven days prior. Unit sales also rose 19.6 per cent from 1.9m to 2.2m in the first week of December.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 8th 2011 at 3:19PM in News

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Nintendo dominates 2011 European sales charts

Nintendo dominates 2011 European sales charts

Ten of the 20 best-selling games in Europe this year have been published on Nintendo formats.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 11:06AM in News
UK software sales monitor: Market makes £9.64m

UK software sales monitor: Market makes £9.64m

It’s no surprise that the UK games retail market has suffered its worst week in a long time – ten years, in fact.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2011 at 12:17PM in News
UK CHARTS: L.A. Noire holds No.1

UK CHARTS: L.A. Noire holds No.1

Rockstar’s crime solving new IP L.A. Noire holds onto the top spot this week, despite dropping 43 per cent in sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 31st 2011 at 11:18AM in News
UK CHARTS: Test Drive 2 goes top

UK CHARTS: Test Drive 2 goes top

Test Drive Unlimited 2 has topped the GfK All Formats Top 40 this week ahead of EA’s Dead Space 2.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 14th 2011 at 9:32AM in News

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2010 looking good for PS3

2010 looking good for PS3

It’s a year that could yet see the PS3’s strongest ever market performance, and a GfK European Top 30 Chart for the first 15 weeks of 2010 paint a very ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2010 at 12:06PM in News
GfK deal for Develop 100

GfK deal for Develop 100

So who are the world's most bankable games studios?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2010 at 9:46AM in News
UK games market bounces back after slump

UK games market bounces back after slump

The UK video games market’s weekly value has bounced back from its mid-summer slump following the launch of Wii Sports Resort.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2009 at 1:48PM in News
UK games market’s weekly value holds firm

UK games market’s weekly value holds firm

The UK video games market weekly value has held firm after falling 14 per cent over the past two weeks.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 29th 2009 at 5:27PM in News

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UK games market's weekly value dips again

UK games market's weekly value dips again

The UK video games market weekly value has dipped once again, down five per cent when compared to the week before.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 22nd 2009 at 6:20PM in News
UK CHARTS: Six in a row for Wii Fit

UK CHARTS: Six in a row for Wii Fit

Looking ahead at the upcoming release schedule it’s becoming hard to guess exactly what is going to usurp Nintendo’s Wii Fit from the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2009 at 11:02AM in News
DS sales hit 1.5m in Oz

DS sales hit 1.5m in Oz

Nintendo has broken more records in Australia – as the DS reaches 1.5 million sales, with the Wii following on 750,000 units.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 24th 2008 at 10:20AM in News
UK CHART: Gears of War marches to the top

UK CHART: Gears of War marches to the top

Microsoft mega release Gears of War 2 has brushed off stiff competition from Sony and Nintendo this week to claim the No. 1 spot in the GfK-ChartTrack Top 40.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 10th 2008 at 6:41PM in News
Global games market growth goes flat in Q3

Global games market growth goes flat in Q3

Combined video game software unit sales across the world’s three largest games markets experienced growth of just one percent during the third quarter of 2008.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 10th 2008 at 1:44PM in News
Global sales ‘supergroup’ formed

Global sales ‘supergroup’ formed

The might of territory sales monitors GFK (Europe), Chart-Track (UK), NPD (US) and Enterbrain (Japan) have joined forces to form a new global sales monitoring ‘supergroup’.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 21st 2008 at 2:36PM in News
EURO CHARTS: Super Smash Bros. rules supreme

EURO CHARTS: Super Smash Bros. rules supreme

EURO CHARTS: Super Smash Bros. rules supreme
Nintendo fighting title takes top spot in Spain, Germany, Sweden

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 8th 2008 at 11:44AM in News
GfK acquires ChartTrack

GfK acquires ChartTrack

GfK has bought up a further 46 per cent of ChartTrack shares, meaning that a new UK charts authority, GfK ChartTrack Limited, has emerged.

by Neil Long
on Jul 7th 2008 at 7:12PM in News
Wii Fit topples GTA IV in Spain

Wii Fit topples GTA IV in Spain

Wii Fit has overtaken the PS3 version of Rockstar’s GTA IV in the Spanish entertainment software chart.

by Tim Ingham
on May 27th 2008 at 12:11PM in News