Entries in 'Superdata' (34)

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
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

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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

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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

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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
Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

The iOS release of Fallout Shelter pulled in more than $5m in its first two weeks, according to Superdata's latest monthly report on digital sales figures.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
International Insight: America

International Insight: America

It might be the land of the free, but is it the land of free-to-play? As the industry recovers from another huge E3 showing, SuperData CEO Joost van Dreunen examines ...

on Jul 15th 2015 at 9:27AM in News

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Gaming video content now makes $3.8bn, Twitch more prosperous than YouTube

Gaming video content now makes $3.8bn, Twitch more prosperous than YouTube

As the audience for gaming video content nears half a billion people, a new report has highlighted live streaming’s quick rise to the top.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 4:00PM 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
Physical still dominant despite digital shift

Physical still dominant despite digital shift

The vast majority of console game sales still come from physical stores, new data reveals.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
GTA V on PC drives digital revenue in US, according to Superdata

GTA V on PC drives digital revenue in US, according to Superdata

Superdata has released its latest monthly report on US digital game revenue, with the market showing year-over-year growth thanks to Grand Theft Auto V's PC release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2015 at 2:22AM in News
eSports now a $612m business thanks to emerging western markets - Superdata

eSports now a $612m business thanks to emerging western markets - Superdata

New data from Superdata shows that the eSports market currently boasts an audience of 134m, with the business generating $612m.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:58PM in News
"Doom and gloom for social games" in March, says Superdata

"Doom and gloom for social games" in March, says Superdata

The social games sector saw a significant and potentially foreboding dip in revenue last month, according to a new report from digital-focused analyst Superdata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 5:02AM in News
Opinion: PC is leading the games industry

Opinion: PC is leading the games industry

Joost van Dreunen, CEO of research firm SuperData, tells us why the PC gaming market is booming, and how it is leading the way for the games industry 

on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
UK PC games market hits £771m

UK PC games market hits £771m

PC gaming in the UK is experiencing a digital revolution.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare brought in the most digital sales via consoles last month, beating out the likes of Grand Theft Auto V as well as new releases including ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 1:49AM in News