Entries in 'sales' (278)

"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
PS4 has sold over 250k in the UK

PS4 has sold over 250k in the UK

Over 250k PS4 consoles were sold in the UK in the machine’s first 48 hours on sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Japanese sales point to serious declines for Final Fantasy and 3D Mario

Japanese sales point to serious declines for Final Fantasy and 3D Mario

It’s not often that a pair of games topping the charts brings bad news for their respective publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 2:55PM in News

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Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold around 150k units in its first 48 hours in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Microsoft’s brand new Xbox One claimed 80% of the UK’s total hardware sales last week, doubling the week one sales of Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 9:27AM in News
Xbox One matches PS4's 1m day one sales

Xbox One matches PS4's 1m day one sales

Microsoft has announced that it too has conjured one million day one sales of its new console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2013 at 10:06AM in News
DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

Another analyst has issued a damning verdict on the future fortunes of Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 3:58PM in News

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Q3 sales up 20.5% at GameStop as grand Theft Auto V and 3DS star

Q3 sales up 20.5% at GameStop as grand Theft Auto V and 3DS star

GameStop has reported a strong set of numbers for the quarter ending November 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 2:57PM in News
Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been the best selling “retail” game for PS4 in the US since launch, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 20th 2013 at 6:10PM in News
EA lays claim to 33% of PS4's game sales

EA lays claim to 33% of PS4's game sales

One in three PS4 games sold so far in the US has been made by EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 10:17AM in News

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eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

Over 10,000 PS4 consoles were sold on eBay last weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Call of Duty's critical-consumer disconnect

Call of Duty's critical-consumer disconnect

It may sometimes feel like there’s a gulf separating those who make and release games and those who buy and play them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 2:19PM in News
Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Xbox One will become the biggest and fastest selling console ever when it is released on November 22nd, Amazon has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
PS4 surpasses 1m units sold in one day

PS4 surpasses 1m units sold in one day

PlayStation 4 has exceeded the million units sold milestone in its first 24 hours at retail, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 18th 2013 at 7:05AM in News

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Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Publisher EA has dismissed concerns over falling sales of this year’s biggest games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:00PM in News
LGC: Twitter activity trumps ad spend for boosting game sales

LGC: Twitter activity trumps ad spend for boosting game sales

Twitter UK MD Bruce Daisley says the social media platform is the most effective way to drive games sales.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 13th 2013 at 5:03PM in News
More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

More Western success in Japan as Battlefield 4 knocks Pokemon from No.1

EA’s military shooter Battlefield 4 has become the surprise game to knock Nintendo’s Pokemon X & Y from the top of the Media Create charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

Venture capitalists view investing in the digital games market as a “throw of the dice”, says former Sega boss Mike Hayes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
IHS predicts 11m unit for PS4 over Xbox One by 2017

IHS predicts 11m unit for PS4 over Xbox One by 2017

PS4 will have outsold its rival Xbox One to the tune of 11m units within five years, research firm IHS has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 12:43PM in News
Read how the next-gen is damaging sales of this year's blockbusters in this week's MCV

Read how the next-gen is damaging sales of this year's blockbusters in this week's MCV

This week's issue of MCV analyses how the next-gen transition is damaging the sales of the year's biggest Q4 releases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 7th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
Diablo III tops 14m sales worldwide

Diablo III tops 14m sales worldwide

Blizzard's dungeon-crawler Diablo III has passed the 14m sales mark across all versions.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:14AM in News
Rough waters: The next-generation transition

Rough waters: The next-generation transition

We all expected sales of Assassin’s Creed IV and Battlefield 4 to be down.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:07AM in News
Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Call of Duty: Ghosts sales are down compared to Black Ops II, Activision has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 9:36AM in News