Entries in 'Superdata' (45)

Global games market to hit $100bn for first time in 2017 - SuperData

Global games market to hit $100bn for first time in 2017 - SuperData

SuperData just released a new report giving insights on the year so far, and predicted the global games market will be up 12 per cent worldwide compared to 2016. This ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 4th 2017 at 11:54AM in News
Child's Play: what's next for kids games

Child's Play: what's next for kids games

Ever since the glorious days of the 8-bit era, console gaming has bloomed into a thriving entertainment industry. However, the players who also did their growing up alongside it have ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 24th 2017 at 11:53AM in News
FIFA 17 tops UK June console digital charts, Crash Bandicoot debuts at No.8

FIFA 17 tops UK June console digital charts, Crash Bandicoot debuts at No.8

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is not only selling well at retail, but also had impressive digital sales in June.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 24th 2017 at 10:53AM in News

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Over 50% of global digital console revenue to come from DLC and microtransactions in 2017 - SuperData

Over 50% of global digital console revenue to come from DLC and microtransactions in 2017 - SuperData

As publishers shift to a games-as-a-service business model, additional content should have a growing importance in digital console revenue in 2017, SuperData reports. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 21st 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Oculus Rift + Touch

Oculus Rift price cut 'shows a lack of confidence' - SuperData

Oculus' recent price cut to its Rift virtual reality headset as part of its Summer of Rift sale may be actually doing more harm than good, says research firm SuperData. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 12th 2017 at 12:10PM in News
PayPal still top for digital game payments, but it faces increasing competition from Apple Pay and Amazon

PayPal still top for digital game payments, but it faces increasing competition from Apple Pay and Amazon

PayPal remains the top digital payment method among gamers around the world, according to the latest analysis from SuperData Research, but strong competition from Apple Pay and Amazon Payments ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 6th 2017 at 11:39AM in News

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Global games market grew 9% in May to hit $7.8bn - SuperData

The worldwide games market grew by 9 per cent year-on-year in May, according to the latest report from SuperData, reaching $7.8bn. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 26th 2017 at 5:01PM in News
Fallout 4 VR

Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR will drive awareness, but Ubisoft still 'go-to VR publisher' - SuperData

Virtual reality was a major theme of Bethesda's E3 announcements this year, with titles such as Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 all receiving the VR treatment by the end of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:36PM in News
Joost van Dreunen

Ubisoft 'stole the show' at E3 this year - SuperData

Sony may have had a great showing at this year's E3, but for SuperData's Joost van Dreunen, it was Ubisoft who "stole the show."

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
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Horizon Zero Dawn DLC puts Sony exclusive on track to hit 'Uncharted territory' and 8m lifetime sales - SuperData

Analysts might not have made up their minds about Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal at this year's E3, but most seem to be in agreement that Sony showed a much ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 14th 2017 at 4:45PM in News

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Joost van Dreunen

Xbox One X price is 'an obvious weakness' - SuperData

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal, it seems analysts are still uncertain about 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Opinion: SuperData's CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

Opinion: SuperData's CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

A games conference like E3 offers a unique glimpse into the makeup of the industry at large. Like a microcosm in a petri dish you’ll find many of the elements ...

on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
FIFA 17

FIFA 17 was the UK's best-selling digital title in April

FIFA 17 is once again the biggest-selling digital title in the UK, according to SuperData's latest digital charts data. The EA title made a massive £7.84m in April, which is ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 31st 2017 at 10:39AM in News
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Global digital revenue reached $7.7bn in April, up 9% YOY - SuperData

The worldwide digital games market grew nine per cent year-on-year in April to reach a total of $7.7bn, according to SuperData's latest monthly report.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 26th 2017 at 9:30AM in News

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Vive standalone headset

Vive's standalone VR headset could be a real 'game changer' - SuperData

After Vive's surprise announcement that it was creating a standalone VR headset for Google's Daydream platform on Wednesday, SuperData's vice president of research and strategy and head of VR/AR Stephanie ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 19th 2017 at 9:28AM in News
Gear VR

Gear VR still most popular headset, ships 782k in Q1 - SuperData

SuperData has updated its VR headset shipment figures and Samsung's Gear VR headset is once again the most shipped headset in Q1, according to the research firm's estimates. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 10th 2017 at 9:40AM in News
Digital market grows seven per cent in March

Digital market grows seven per cent in March

SuperData has said that the global digital video games market in March was up seven per cent year-on-year, reaching $8bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 10:44AM in News
Nintendo Switch

'Nintendo on the rebound,' says SuperData, but Switch needs 'second act' of content to maintain momentum

With the release of Nintendo's fiscal year earnings report this morning, we now know that Switch had a great first month on sale, hitting 2.74m units worldwide. However, SuperData's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 3:42PM in News
PS4

PS4 to hit 60m install base - SuperData

SuperData has estimated the PlayStation 4 will hit 60m units worldwide when Sony releases its fiscal year earnings report tomorrow, giving it almost double the number of sales as Microsoft's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 3:36PM in News
FIFA 17 tops SuperData March UK Digital charts

FIFA 17 tops SuperData March UK Digital charts

EA’s FIFA 17 was the highest grossing console game digitally in the UK last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2017 at 10:19AM in News
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Game video content revenue set to reach $4.6bn in 2017 with global audience of 665m

The worldwide gaming audience for gaming video content will reach 665m in 2017, according to the latest report from SuperData, which is more than double the population of the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 20th 2017 at 4:00PM in News
Gear VR

New Gear VR will be 'neck-and-neck' with Google Daydream in 2017 - SuperData

Samsung's second-generation Gear VR headset is estimated to ship 6.7m units this year, says market research firm SuperData, putting it "neck-and-neck" with Google's Daydream devices.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 20th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
FIFA 17

FIFA 17 topped UK digital charts in February

FIFA 17 has once again topped the UK digital Top Ten, making a huge £7.59m in February, according to SuperData. Sales were down over 15 per cent compared to January ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 6th 2017 at 10:40AM in News