Games Industry Market Data

Steam top ten sellers: June 7-13

Steam top ten sellers: June 7-13

Early Access release Ark: Survival Evolved has come out on top of Steam's best selling products for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 7:11AM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online is the second biggest launch of the year to date

The Elder Scrolls Online is the second biggest launch of the year to date

Bethesda is top of the charts for the first time in over a year with The Elder Scrolls Online.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
PS4 back on top in US in May

PS4 back on top in US in May

Sony’s PS4 reclaimed the title of best-selling console in the US last month, NPD data has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

It seems that Nintendo’s latest shooter still has legs (tentacles?) in Japan, as it outdoes a slew of new releases to remain top of the retail charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: May 31 - June 6

Steam top ten sellers: May 31 - June 6

New contenders have arrived to challenge the likes of GTA and The Witcher franchises on Steam's latest weekly top ten selling products list.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 9th 2015 at 7:32AM in News
The Witcher 3 claims a third UK No.1 as GTA V knocks Splatoon down the charts

The Witcher 3 claims a third UK No.1 as GTA V knocks Splatoon down the charts

It seems the UK remains bewitched by Bandai Namco’s latest effort.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 8th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
Report predicts 2015 eSports revenues will pass $250m

Report predicts 2015 eSports revenues will pass $250m

Market research specialist Newzoo has predicted that global eSports revenues will climb 30 per cent to $250m in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2015 at 9:58AM in News
Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Nintendo’s inky shooter has topped the software charts in Japan, helping Wii U become the best-selling console in the country.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has finished on top of Steam's best-selling products list for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:35AM in News
Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

The Witcher 3 is once again No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 1st 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Physical still dominant despite digital shift

Physical still dominant despite digital shift

The vast majority of console game sales still come from physical stores, new data reveals.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Mojang’s blockbuster game Minecraft continues to take the top position in both of the iOS charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt takes the top spot, is the biggest launch of the year to date

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt takes the top spot, is the biggest launch of the year to date

It’s been an impressive month for Japanese publisher Bandai Namco as it takes its third No.1 in as many weeks with The Witcher 3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 17-23

Steam top ten sellers: May 17-23

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has dethroned Grand Theft Auto V in Steam’s latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 26th 2015 at 3:56AM in News
Final Fantasy X Remaster on PS4 tops Japanese charts as games market slows

Final Fantasy X Remaster on PS4 tops Japanese charts as games market slows

The (re)(re)release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 on PS4 wasn’t enough to stop the Japanese games industry slowing last week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 20th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Mojang’s runaway success Minecraft continues to be incredibly popular on YouTube.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V has sold 5m boxed copies in the UK

Grand Theft Auto V has sold 5m boxed copies in the UK

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V continues to be a force to be reckoned with at UK physical retail, and last week surpassed five million units sold in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
Project CARS first Bandai Namco consecutive No.1 in 16 years, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood debuts in second place

Project CARS first Bandai Namco consecutive No.1 in 16 years, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood debuts in second place

Project CARS is No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40 for the second week running, and is the first Bandai Namco game to achieve this feat since Ridge Racer ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 10-16

Steam top ten sellers: May 10-16

Grand Theft Auto V and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt headline Steam's latest top ten selling products chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 18th 2015 at 4:17AM in News
Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

The Xbox One outsold Sony’s PlayStation 4 in the US last month, according to data firm NPD’s monthly games and console report.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 15th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
GTA V on PC drives digital revenue in US, according to Superdata

GTA V on PC drives digital revenue in US, according to Superdata

Superdata has released its latest monthly report on US digital game revenue, with the market showing year-over-year growth thanks to Grand Theft Auto V's PC release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2015 at 2:22AM in News
Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

The success of PS4 and Xbox One hasn’t managed to beat back mobile’s growing dominance of the games market, says research firm Newzoo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Super Mario Bros Puzzle and Dragons spin-off tops Japanese charts

Super Mario Bros Puzzle and Dragons spin-off tops Japanese charts

The cross-over between casual phenomenon Puzzle and Dragons and Nintendo’s Mario IP is, unsurprisingly, a chart-topping combination in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 13th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Grand Theft Auto V has again finished on top of Steam's weekly top selling products, while The Witcher franchise made a big splash as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:05AM in News