Entries in 'sales' (276)

Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

The phenomenal success of the standalone alpha release of DayZ is showing no sign of letting up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 4:05PM in News
Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

It was certainly a Merry Christmas for Nintendo in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:33PM in News
PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

Sony appears to have emerged as the narrow front-runner in the early days of the next-gen console war in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

The Xbox One could see a reduction in RRP earlier than previously anticipated, according to one US analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 2:52PM in News

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DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

The makers of the hugely successful standalone version of DayZ on Steam have revealed some impressive sales numbers for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 2:24PM in News
Triple-A giants bounce back

Triple-A giants bounce back

The games industry's biggest blockbusters are recovering after disappointing opening week sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 20th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

GungHo’s console debut for its popular smartphone IP Puzzle & Dragons has enjoyed a tremendous first week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 9:42AM in News
PS4 sees fantastic French debut

PS4 sees fantastic French debut

The PlayStation 4 is off to roaring start in France.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 18th 2013 at 10:00AM in News

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Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts may be the best-performing next-gen launch game, but it is still falling far behind predecessor Black Ops II’s commercial success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 1:01PM in News
PS2 to narrowly miss becoming India's first million-selling console

PS2 to narrowly miss becoming India's first million-selling console

The PlayStation 2 is India’s highest selling console by far, but with Sony having discontinued production earlier this year, it appears the console will narrowly miss hitting the landmark one ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:27AM in News
60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

The public’s increasing propensity to leave their festive shopping late has sent retail into a pre-Christmas sale panic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Three No.1's on the trot for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Three No.1's on the trot for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts has continued its recent dominance of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:11AM in News

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PS4 'wins' November NPD and takes US sales lead; No Wii U numbers released

PS4 'wins' November NPD and takes US sales lead; No Wii U numbers released

Although certain press releases issued last night may make you think the opposite, it is PS4 that has emerged as the early leader in the next-gen US sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2013 at 9:19AM in News
DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

PS4 won’t break all-time console sales records but will emerge as the next-gen console winner, analyst DFC Intelligence has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:12AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One sales "in a dead heat", analyst claims

PS4 and Xbox One sales "in a dead heat", analyst claims

Baird Equity Research’s Colin Sebastian has claimed that sales of PS4 and Xbox One are neck-and-neck.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:39PM in News
Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One has sold 2m units on its first 18 days of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:27PM in News

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PS4 outselling Xbox One 3.5-to-1 in Spain, Sony claims

PS4 outselling Xbox One 3.5-to-1 in Spain, Sony claims

The sales advantage enjoyed by PS4 in the UK and US is being seen in Spain as well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Fez sells 1m copies

Fez sells 1m copies

Polytron’s indie gem Fez has sold 1m units across Xbox 360 and personal computer platforms, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 3:20AM in News
US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

It has been estimated that PS4 sold 66 per cent more units than Xbox One in the US in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 4:01PM in News
Call of Duty still top as Gran Turismo 6 stalls at the green light

Call of Duty still top as Gran Turismo 6 stalls at the green light

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts has claimed the Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1 for the third time in four weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 9:43AM in News
Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com owner Rakuten has claimed that Nintendo’s Wii U has seen a 75 per cent sales spike in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
PS4 will beat PS3 lifetime sales, says Sony boss

PS4 will beat PS3 lifetime sales, says Sony boss

80 million consoles sold may sound like a huge number to Xbox, but to PlayStation it is just not good enough.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2013 at 11:24AM in News
Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

The importance of Call of Duty’s critical response pales compared to the thoughts of the series’ fans, Activision Publishing boss Eric Hirshberg has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 12:07PM in News
"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

Wii U will fail to sell the 9m units Nintendo has predicted for the current financial year, analysts have said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Global PS4 sales pass 2.1m units

Global PS4 sales pass 2.1m units

Sony has revealed that PS4 has now sold 2.1m units globally since it first arrived in North America on November 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:20AM in News