Entries in 'sales' (152)

'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

The Black Friday sales event has had a deeply negative effect on games retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US, UK and Australia last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Civilization VI hits 1m in two weeks

Civilization VI hits 1m in two weeks

PC strategy title Civilization VI his hit a big milestone just two weeks after its debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Updated: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sales nearly 50% down on Black Ops III

Updated: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sales nearly 50% down on Black Ops III

This year’s Call of Duty has failed to hit the heights of its predecessor in its first week in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Darkest Dungeon passes 1 million sales

Darkest Dungeon passes 1 million sales

Cult indie hit Darkest Dungeon is celebrating an important milestone in its successful story.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
FIFA 17 month one sales up 13% on predecessor

FIFA 17 month one sales up 13% on predecessor

EA’s FIFA 17 most definitely HAS improved upon the performance of last year’s title FIFA 16.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Take Two has revealed that Mafia III has become the fastest selling game in publishing label 2K Games’ history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:21AM in News

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EA is confident Titanfall 2 can grow its player base

EA is confident Titanfall 2 can grow its player base

Titanfall 2 may yet achieve sales to match its critical popularity, EA has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 11:12AM in News
Tiny sales forecast for Vive and Oculus in the US this year

Tiny sales forecast for Vive and Oculus in the US this year

Virtual reality may have to wait a while longer before it makes any meaningful impact on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
Xbox One

Xbox One sells more in the US than the PS4 for the third month in a row

The Xbox One has sold more units in the United States than the PS4 for the third month in a row.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 14th 2016 at 1:19PM in News
Steam Controller

The Steam controller has almost hit the one million units sold mark

According to Valve the Steam controller is on course to hit the one million units sold milestone early next year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 13th 2016 at 3:29PM in News

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PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has returned to the top of the weekly UK hardware race following a number of cut-price bundles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

French publisher Ubisoft has outsold all of its competitors across a number of key territories so far in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 3:20PM in News
No Man's Sky is the biggest Steam launch of 2016

No Man's Sky is the biggest Steam launch of 2016

Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky is doing the business on PC, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
3DS sales up over 200 per cent as Pokémon Go phenomenon carries on

3DS sales up over 200 per cent as Pokémon Go phenomenon carries on

In what is becoming a now weekly MCV story, UK sales of 3DS consoles and 3DS Pokémon games continue to rise as the Pokémon Go obsession continues.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 11:36AM in News

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Sony has now shipped 43.5m PS4s

Sony has now shipped 43.5m PS4s

Over 43.5m PS4 have now been shipped to retailers worldwide, Sony has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 11:51AM in News
iPhone sales fall for second consecutive quarter

iPhone sales fall for second consecutive quarter

Having declined for the first time ever in the first quarter of the year, Apple’s smartphone has repeated the feat in the company’s following quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2016 at 3:11PM in News
Wii U sales stumble as Nintendo losses increase

Wii U sales stumble as Nintendo losses increase

Nintendo’s latest quarterly reports have shown a $233m loss, with the bottom finally dropping out of the Wii U market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2016 at 11:34AM in News
Dangerous Golf has yet to hit sales expectations

Dangerous Golf has yet to hit sales expectations

Three Fields Entertainment has admitted that its recent debut release Dangerous Golf hasn’t yet sold in the numbers it was hoping.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2016 at 3:57PM in News
Pokémon Go boosts Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire sales

Pokémon Go boosts Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire sales

The massive success of Pokémon Go has caused the sales of two older Pokémon games to rise by over 140 per cent.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 18th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Someone at Nintendo predicted 100m unit sales for Wii U

Someone at Nintendo predicted 100m unit sales for Wii U

To date Nintendo’s Wii U has sold 12.8m units since its release in 2012. It turns out that’s way, way less than at least one Nintendo executive predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Rocket League has made $110m

Rocket League has made $110m

Car-football title Rocket League continues to be a smash hit for developer Psyonix.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Total War: Warhammer breaks series records

Total War: Warhammer breaks series records

Creative Assembly’s latest strategy release has broken a Total War sales record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 3:37PM in News
Sony reckons it can sell 20m PS4s this financial year

Sony reckons it can sell 20m PS4s this financial year

PS4 exceeded even Sony’s own expectations last year, but the platform holder has predicted that the machine will do even better next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 10:46AM in News