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Pokémon, Splatoon 2 and Dragon Quest dominate 2017 charts in Japan

Famitsu released its yearly report on the Japanese games market, which saw growth in both software and hardware sales in 2017 for the first time since 2006. Hardware sales reached ¥202bn (£1.33bn) in 2017, a 72.9 per cent increase compared to 2016’s ¥117bn (£0.77bn). 7.6m consoles were shifted in 2017 …

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FIFA 18 beats Call of Duty: WWII to No.1

The lack of releases last week led to the usual big titles fighting for the top spots of the charts this week. FIFA 18 ended up taking No.1 for the first time since its three consecutive weeks stay at the top, right after launch at the very end of September. …

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Charts: Call of Duty: WWII celebrates Christmas with seventh consecutive number 1

It’ll all be over by Christmas, they said. They were wrong. Call of Duty: WWII has clutched the UK Christmas number one, and has done so comfortably after a strong showing that has seen the game selling around 50%, still, then last year’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which also …

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UK Sales top 5 analysis: Call of Duty soldiers into a snowy December

Another week, another No. 1 spot for Call of Duty. And how far the franchise has come from last year’s effort. It received a huge sales boost around Black Friday, by appearing in many of the most-attractive PS4 bundles, and has held its ground well ever since – with impressive …

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GT Sport takes top spot, WWE 2K18 and South Park fight for No.3

After three consecutive weeks at No.1, FIFA 18 has lost the top spot in the UK weekly charts. Having launched early last week, PS4 exclusive Gran Turismo Sport debuted at No.1. As GfK points out, it’s the first appearance of the 19 years old franchise on a current-gen console, as …

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Nintendo Switch hits 1.5m sales in Japan

The Nintendo Switch has hit the 1.5m milestone in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, after the Switch version of Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX knocked Dragon Quest XI off the top of the Japan weekly charts. Nintendo sold another 86,000 consoles in the week ending August 27th, helped …

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