Entries in 'Digital' (275)

Digital sales accounted for 77% of EA's Q1 revenue

Digital sales accounted for 77% of EA's Q1 revenue

Anyone who doubts the transition from physical to digital need only look to EA’s most recent financials for evidence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 11:51AM in News
European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

The European Commission insists that its proposed Digital Single Market will open up the whole of Europe for games retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

The boxed charts might all be about Batman and Elder Scrolls, but 2014’s success stories continue to reign in the UK digital rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:19AM in News

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New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

This year’s Hitman game will be a ‘digital first’ episodic release, although developer Io Interactive prefers not to use that term itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

Almost 150,000 UK console gamers downloaded The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in May, the latest numbers from SuperData revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
GameStop hasn't given up on pre-owned digital games

GameStop hasn't given up on pre-owned digital games

The idea of pre-owned digital games has been flying around for a while, and retailer GameStop still hopes to one day get the idea off the ground.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 3:47PM in News
Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Valve’s own Counter Strike: Global Offensive was the most purchased game during Steam’s recent PC Summer Sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 9:42AM in News

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Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

The senior manager of marketing in Nintendo of America’s licensing department has urged the company’s fans to be a bit more adventurous with the digital content they buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Nintendo is embracing independent developers for this year’s E3.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Two thirds of console games are digital-only

Two thirds of console games are digital-only

A new report has seemingly confirmed a long-running assumption of the industry – boxed games are on the way out.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
Developers hit by Steam refund spike

Developers hit by Steam refund spike

Steam’s new refund policy is hitting some developers hard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2015 at 10:36AM in News

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Yu-Gi-Oh to make its next-gen debut this summer

Yu-Gi-Oh to make its next-gen debut this summer

Konami has announced a new entry in the Yu-Gi-Oh series that is heading to PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Some of the automated algorithms that have until recently been used to populate the Apple App Store have been replaced with a curated system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 12:52PM in News
Take-Two joins call for more digital data

Take-Two joins call for more digital data

The CEO of Take-Two says the lack of digital data in the games market is misleading.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:07AM in News
Watch Dogs success and digital boom see Ubisoft financials fly in 2014

Watch Dogs success and digital boom see Ubisoft financials fly in 2014

The strength of Ubisoft’s core brands and the growth of its digital offerings have seen the publisher outperform its financial targets for the last year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 12th 2015 at 5:14PM in News

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D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

Bandai Namco owned D3 Publisher has announced that its subsidiary D3Publisher of America is rebranding and shifting focus to digital and mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Activision has posted revenues ahead of its forecasts, with digital accounting for a record percentage of its business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
EC outlines plans to illegalise geo-blocking, enforce EU digital price parity

EC outlines plans to illegalise geo-blocking, enforce EU digital price parity

Europe’s 28 different national digital markets could be merged into one if new proposed reforms from the European Commission are made law.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Valve: We hate Steam gift restrictions as much as you do

Valve: We hate Steam gift restrictions as much as you do

The gifting restrictions recently enforced on Steam were unavoidable in the face of spiralling fraud, Valve has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

Customers of Origin in Australia could soon have similar refund rights as those in the EU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:17PM in News
Resident Evil HD passes 1m worldwide sales

Resident Evil HD passes 1m worldwide sales

Capcom has revealed that its recent reworking of survival horror classic Resident Evil has been a strong seller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another one of this year’s big PC games releases will not be available physically, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 3:40PM in News
PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

Ultra Street Fighter IV is heading to PlayStation 4 next month as a digital offering, Sony and Capcom have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 7:34AM in News
Codemasters launches its own digital store

Codemasters launches its own digital store

UK publisher Codemasters has become the latest publisher to begin selling its titles directly to consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:20PM in News