Entries in 'sales' (413)

Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has revealed that, following their respective release, Wii U shooter Splatoon has consistently outsold Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 1:55PM in News
The Witness makes $5m in week one

The Witness makes $5m in week one

Jonathan Blow has revealed that The Witness has sold over 100k copies in its first week, generating over $5m in the process.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 9:38AM in News
The Witness is trouncing Braid sales, although Blow bemoans piracy blight

The Witness is trouncing Braid sales, although Blow bemoans piracy blight

Jonathan Blow’s second title The Witness is on track for a Braid-smashing week-one sales performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 11:17AM in News
Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:05AM in News

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Games High Street decline faring better than wider physical entertainment market

Games High Street decline faring better than wider physical entertainment market

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

The exact number of Xbox Ones sold worldwide remains a mystery, but we now know that it is in excess of 18m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2016 at 12:33PM in News
PS4 sales hit 35.9 million units

PS4 sales hit 35.9 million units

Sony has announced that “cumulative sell through” of the PS4 has, as of January 3rd, reached 35.9m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Crystal Dynamics' Rise of the Tomb Raider has shifted ‘well over one million units’ since it was released in November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2016 at 9:50AM in News

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Gran Turismo series exceeds 76m sales

Gran Turismo series exceeds 76m sales

The Gran Turismo franchise has surpassed 76m lifetime sales, developer Polyphony Digital has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:17AM in News
Rocket League revenues nearing $50m

Rocket League revenues nearing $50m

Developer Psyonix has revealed the staggering success of 2015 hit Rocket League.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo’s next home console is set for an explosive start.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2015 at 9:49AM in News
PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are going all-out in their approach to this year’s Black Friday.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 9:24AM in News

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Analysts dispute GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

Analysts dispute GameStop's Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

GameStop’s assessment of both physical sales of Star Wars Battlefront and digital sales of Halo 5 are incorrect, analysts have argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 2:57PM in News
Star Wars Battlefront is EA's biggest ever digital launch

Star Wars Battlefront is EA's biggest ever digital launch

EA hasn’t announced any sales numbers for Star Wars Battlefront, but it has said the game has claimed a new record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 10:47AM in News
PS4 sales pass 30m worldwide

PS4 sales pass 30m worldwide

Sony has confirmed that PS4 has hit a new sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 9:02AM in News
GameStop income dips, at the low end of expectations

GameStop income dips, at the low end of expectations

Retailer GameStop has reported an annual fall in sales and profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 1:50PM in News

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Fallout 4 PC edition sells 2m on Steam - report

Fallout 4 PC edition sells 2m on Steam - report

Fallout 4 has reportedly exceeded 2m sales on Steam alone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 22nd 2015 at 11:10AM in News
Payout: Fallout 4 smashes 500,000 units in a week

Payout: Fallout 4 smashes 500,000 units in a week

Bethesda’s Fallout is one of just four IPs to have sold more than half a million units in a week in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Bethesda touts 12m unit launch figure for Fallout 4

Bethesda touts 12m unit launch figure for Fallout 4

Bethesda has said that Fallout 4 sold-in 12m units of Fallout 4 for this week’s launch day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2015 at 3:25PM in News
Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft’s first-party controller revenue has shot up by two-thirds during 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
UK games retail banks on blockbusters as sales stumble

UK games retail banks on blockbusters as sales stumble

Call of Duty, Fallout and Star Wars Battlefront must deliver if UK games retail is to turn around a difficult 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:50AM in News
Profits and revenues surge at Tencent

Profits and revenues surge at Tencent

Chinese internet gaming giant Tencent has reported significant increases to its profits and revenues for the quarter ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2015 at 3:26PM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 records year-on-year sales jump

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 records year-on-year sales jump

The decline of Call of Duty is a well documented phenomenon. The only problem is, it looks like sales are back on the up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
Ubisoft revenues dip, but Assassin's Creed: Syndicate starts sales recovery

Ubisoft revenues dip, but Assassin's Creed: Syndicate starts sales recovery

After a weak start, there are signs that Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate may be winning favour with gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
Quarter of gamers holding off purchases until Black Friday

Quarter of gamers holding off purchases until Black Friday

Almost a quarter of PS4, Xbox One and Wii U owners are waiting for a Black Friday bonanza before buying games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:08AM in News