Entries in 'Superdata' (39)

Analysis: the driving forces behind the UK's 4.33bn games industry

Analysis: the driving forces behind the UK's 4.33bn games industry

Read the headlines at the end of 2016, MCV’s included, and you might think the games industry was having a tough time of it. A number of high-profile releases struggled ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Mar 16th 2017 at 12:47PM in News
SuperData estimates 1.5m Switch sales

SuperData estimates 1.5m Switch sales

Analyst SuperData has said that it believes Nintendo sold 1.5 Switch consoles worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2017 at 10:42AM in News
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Global digital games market rises to $7.47bn, growing 9.8% YOY

The global digital games market soared to $7.47bn in January 2017, showing a healthy growth of 9.8 per cent year-on-year, according to a new report from SuperData Research

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 27th 2017 at 4:10PM in News
Horizon Zero Dawn sales predicted to reach 4-6 million in 2017

Horizon Zero Dawn sales predicted to reach 4-6 million in 2017

SuperData thinks Sony has struck gold with its latest new PS4 IP. Horizon Zero Dawn arrives in the UK next week, and has already been receiving glowing reviews, boasting a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 9:46AM in News

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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (£1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debuts at No.1 in November digital charts

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debuts at No.1 in November digital charts

The latest Call of Duty title, Infinite Warfare, topped SuperData’s digital charts in November, but with a rather narrow lead.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Dec 12th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
FIFA 17 tops SuperData's October digital charts

FIFA 17 tops SuperData's October digital charts

EA was the big winner this October, with four games in SuperData’s Top Ten for digital games, representing over £18.5m in revenue.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Pokémon Go breaks five world records

Pokémon Go breaks five world records

Since its launch in July, mobile smash hit Pokémon Go has set a number of world records. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:38AM in News
Opinion: eSports needs to grow up

Opinion: eSports needs to grow up

SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen discusses the challenges that could hold back competitive gaming

on Aug 12th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Global eSports sponsorship to smash £500m this year

Global eSports sponsorship to smash £500m this year

Superdata expects advertising to account for more than half a billion pounds in eSports revenue by the end of 2016.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 28th 2016 at 12:23PM in News
Opinion: The changing landscape of games industry conferences

Opinion: The changing landscape of games industry conferences

SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen discusses the rapid rise and sheer number of video game events designed to educate the industry on the next big thing.

on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:08AM in News

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SuperData: $6.2bn generated from digital game sales in April

SuperData: $6.2bn generated from digital game sales in April

Digital game sales around the world rose by five per cents, reaching $6.2bn according to research firm SuperData.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 27th 2016 at 5:19PM in News
Digital games sales up 5% as The Division claims console and PC top spots

Digital games sales up 5% as The Division claims console and PC top spots

$6.2bn was generated from digital game sales in the month of March, research firm SuperData says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2016 at 4:00PM in News
SuperData lowers VR revenue forecast for a second time

SuperData lowers VR revenue forecast for a second time

One analyst has now significantly reduced its expectations for the financial impact virtual reality will have on the market in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
SuperData: Digital games generated $6.2bn worldwide in February

SuperData: Digital games generated $6.2bn worldwide in February

Digital game sales were up ten per cent year-on-year this February, reaching a total value of $6.2b (£4.4bn).

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 24th 2016 at 4:05PM in News

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GfK and SuperData team up for combined digital and physical UK chart

GfK and SuperData team up for combined digital and physical UK chart

Digital games tracker SuperData and physical charts specialists GfK are teaming up to produce a new UK chart.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 9th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
Global VR market to reach £3.5bn in sales in 2016 - report

Global VR market to reach £3.5bn in sales in 2016 - report

Virtual reality is almost upon us now, and research firm SuperData reckons that the market for the new tech will reach $5.1bn (£3.5bn) by the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Who is supplying the console download data?

Who is supplying the console download data?

SuperData is the new official supplier of console download data for the UK games market. But how accurate is it? And can we expect it more frequently than just monthly? ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 11:30AM in News
November charts: Call of Duty, Fallout and Battlefront cause blockbuster month for the UK games industry

November charts: Call of Duty, Fallout and Battlefront cause blockbuster month for the UK games industry

November proved to be a major month for the UK games industry, driven by a trio of major launches - Call of Duty, Fallout and Star Wars Battlefront.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
The charts are back - and this time they are digital

The charts are back - and this time they are digital

At last! The UK games industry has some digital download charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Digital game revenue up in October as FIFA 16 pitches in - Superdata

Digital game revenue up in October as FIFA 16 pitches in - Superdata

Nearly all digital game segments experienced a year-over-year rise in revenue last month, Superdata reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 25th 2015 at 3:59AM in News
Analyst predicts 70m VR headset sales by the end of 2017

Analyst predicts 70m VR headset sales by the end of 2017

The jury remains out on the real market potential of virtual reality but analyst Superdata thinks it’s going to be a BIG hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 2:33PM in News
FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

EA’s smash hit FIFA 16 dominated the digital market just as much as the physical one, new figures from SuperData reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 29th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
Hearthstone brings in $20m a month, Superdata claims

Hearthstone brings in $20m a month, Superdata claims

A new digital card game-focused report from Superdata states that Blizzard's free-to-play release Hearthstone is raking in $20m a month between PC and mobile platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2015 at 7:27AM in News