Games Industry Market Data
Two brand new releases fly to the head of the UK All Formats charts.
It appears that the PC release of Rise of the Tomb Raider had a strong debut.
Sony’s successful PS4 will go on to join its predecessors the PlayStation and PS2 by selling over 100m units worldwide, DFC Intelligence predicts.
Indie hit Firewatch has out-performed developer Campo Santo’s commercial predictions.
Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III claims its 11th week at the top spot in the UK and outperforms newcomer Street Fighter V.
The market share enjoyed by Windows Phone handsets has more than halved in the last year.
Total US consumer spending on video games was up five per cent year-on-year in 2015, a new joint report between the ESA and NPD has revealed.
The latest game in Atlus’ Shin Megami Tensei series of RPGs has gone straight to the top spot in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.
Activision’s latest Call of Duty title has spent its tenth week at the No.1 spot in the UK since its November launch.
Global sales of the PS4 may well be far ahead of Xbox One, but today’s Ubisoft financial report reveals that Microsoft users are spending more.
Publisher Activision has said that both Skylanders SuperChargers and Guitar Hero Live failed to meet sales expectations.
Warner Bros' LEGO Dimensions has pushed the revenue made from toys-to-life products to £129m.
The soundtrack for Grand Theft Auto V is the top-selling video game album for the second year in a row.
Zynga says its slow and steady turnaround is continuing, despite big drops in its user numbers.
2015 was the biggest year in UK games industry history.
New Bandai Namco Naruto title Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 debuted at No.1 in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.
Activision’s Call of Duty Black Ops III returns to the No.1 spot this week with an 11 increase in sales.
Nintendo has revealed that, following their respective release, Wii U shooter Splatoon has consistently outsold Mario Kart 8.
In April last year, Russian games veteran Sergey Galvonkin set up Steam Spy.
Square Enix’s Dragon Quest Builders: Alefgard wo Fukkatsu Seyo debuted in Japan last week and dominates the top half of the region’s charts.
Warner Bros’ LEGO Marvel's Avengers has become the eighth LEGO video game to reach the top spot in the UK charts.
Riot Games, creators of eSports frontrunner League of Legends, reportedly made $1.6bn off the game in 2015 according to SuperData Research.
The remake of the first game in Sega's Yakuza franchise – Like A Dragon in Japan – debuts at No.1 in the region's Top Ten, according to data from Famitsu.
The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.
Kantar’s latest Entertainment Barometer report paints a picture of decline for physical games retail – although it’s faring better than the wider entertainment market.