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Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

A new report says that total Google Play downloads are currently tracking ahead of the Apple App Store in terms of volume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

New platforms such as Oculus Rift, Xbox One or PS4 will need to hit unit sales of between five and ten million units before Wargaming will target them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
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
"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

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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
Grand Theft Auto V smashes through 3m sales barrier

Grand Theft Auto V smashes through 3m sales barrier

Grand Theft Auto V continues to break retail records, reaching 3m UK sales faster than any game before it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
Apple sells 9m iPhone 5C and 5S units in three days

Apple sells 9m iPhone 5C and 5S units in three days

Official figures from Apple have revealed a record-breaking nine million sales of its new iPhones in just three days.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 2:23PM in News
Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Futuresource Consulting has predicted that PS4 will enjoy a decent sales advantage over Xbox One over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 10:02AM in News

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Wii U sold just 38,000 units in the US in April - rumour

Wii U sold just 38,000 units in the US in April - rumour

It looks like April may have been another terrible month for Wii U in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Problems with Ouya units sent out to early backers will be eased come the official launch in June, the company has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
SimCity sales reach 1.1m copies, breaks Origin records

SimCity sales reach 1.1m copies, breaks Origin records

EA’s controversial city-simulator SimCity has passed the 1m unit sales mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 10:12AM in News
Vita sales explode following Japanese price cut

Vita sales explode following Japanese price cut

Sony’s decision to slash the Vita’s price to just ¥19,980 – that’s around £140! – has certainly reaped rewards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2013 at 10:54AM in News

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Wii U sells 40k units in the UK in its opening weekend

Wii U sells 40k units in the UK in its opening weekend

Nintendo’s Wii U console sold around 40,000 units in its first 48 hours on sale in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2012 at 11:43AM in News
Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has sold an estimated $500m worth of units in tis first 24 hours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 1:29PM in News
Animal Crossing propels 3DS skywards in Japan; Outsells Vita by 47:1

Animal Crossing propels 3DS skywards in Japan; Outsells Vita by 47:1

Sales of the PlayStation Vita have fallen to an all-time low in Japan, but that’s not Sony’s biggest concern this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2012 at 3:38PM in News
PS3 smashes through 5m barrier in the UK

PS3 smashes through 5m barrier in the UK

EXCLUSIVE: The PlayStation 3 has surpassed 5m consoles sold in the UK, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 11th 2012 at 9:08AM in News

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Max Payne 3 ships 3m units, PC launch moved back to June

Max Payne 3 ships 3m units, PC launch moved back to June

Take-Two has revealed Rockstar’s Max Payne 3 has shipped 3m units since its release last week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 23rd 2012 at 6:56AM in News
PlayStation Vita sales at 1.8m

PlayStation Vita sales at 1.8m

1.8m. That’s how many PlayStation Vita units has been sold by Sony worldwide as of March 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2012 at 12:31PM in News
UK games retail generated £10.45m last week

UK games retail generated £10.45m last week

The launch of Prototype 2 helped the boxed market rise slightly over the prior week, with overall unit sales up five per cent to 441,401 games sold.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 4th 2012 at 11:24AM in News
PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

As part of its investor presentation last night, Nintendo revealed that Sony’s PS3 has taken control of the European hardware market since the turn of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2012 at 9:16AM in News
Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Such has been the fantastic and ongoing success of Xbox 360 in the last few years that the industry can’t help but be worried when the market leader posts such ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2012 at 8:36AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 13.6%

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 13.6%

The UK games retail market generated £12.1m for the week ending January 21st – a 13.6 per cent decrease over the £14m made the week prior.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 27th 2012 at 11:28AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

The UK games retail market had a tough start to the New Year. Overall revenue generated for week one stood at £20.9m – a dip of 34.9 per cent year-on-year ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:25AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: UK market rises to £68.3m

Software Sales Monitor: UK market rises to £68.3m

Retail discounting Skyrim helped the UK games retail market generate a whopping £68.3m last week – a ten per cent rise over the week prior’s £62.2m.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 15th 2011 at 2:52PM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £54.6m

Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £54.6m

The market value dipped ten per cent to £54.6m, down from last week’s £60.9m. That’s still a huge amount and should increase as Christmas approaches.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 9:45AM in News