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FIFA 10 eclipses 1m units in the UK

EA’s FIFA 10 has sold 1 million units in the UK in just three weeks, Chart-Track has announced. It took FIFA 09 six weeks to achieve the same milestone, which went on to sell over 10 million units worldwide. As reported yesterday, FIFA 10 remains top of the ChartTrack Top …

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ANALYSIS: Q3 market data

Electronic Arts maintained a generous chunk of market share in the third quarter of the year, MCV-published data can reveal. The quarterly ELSPA/GfK-ChartTrack data this week shows shows that the publisher accounted for over 17 per cent of games sales in unit terms from July to September – and over …

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UK games market sees value soar

The UK video games market’s weekly sales shot up 54 per cent to 27.8m last week – its highest weekly figure since Easter. Unit sales also rose 34 per cent to 1,082,362. The results were driven by this week’s new no.1 and no.2, Halo 3: ODST and Nintendo’s Professor Layton …

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First digital chart coming to US?

American sales tracker NPD has told MCV that it wants to introduce the globe’s first digital download chart. The move would help quash ‘misinformation’ about the games market, according to the data monitor’s director of corporate marketing David Riley. Leading publishers and trade body ELSPA last month told MCV that …

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UK CHARTS: Batman still top

Eidos’ latest title based on the Caped Crusader, Batman: Arkham Asylum, is enjoying its second week at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, despite continued pressure from Nintendo’s Wii Sports Resort. The motion-based sports title has to settle for second spot for the third …

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UK games market bounces back after slump

The UK video games market’s weekly value has bounced back from its mid-summer slump following the launch of Wii Sports Resort. According to MCV calculations, based on Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA’s weekly reports, the market had tumbled week-on-week since June, with sales falling to 16.9 million for the week ending July 10th. However, …

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UK weekly game sales dip below £20 million

The UK video games market weekly value has dropped seven per cent, dipping below 20 million for the first time in two months. According to MCV calculations, based on this week’s Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA report, games retail took 18.7 million for the weekend ending July 10th. Unit sales dipped one per cent …

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UK weekly game sales remain steady during heat wave

The UK video games market weekly value has dropped just one per cent following last week’s heat wave. According to MCV calculations, based on today’s Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA weekly report, 20.1 million for the weekend ending July 4th. Unit sales dipped two per cent to 836,461. Game sales are typically low during …

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UK games markets weekly value holds firm

The UK video games market weekly value has held firm after falling 14 per cent over the past two weeks. According to MCV calculations, based on today’s Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA weekly report, the UK market has hit 20.3 million for the weekend ending June 27th. Unit sales dipped two per cent to …

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UK games market’s weekly value dips again

The UK video games market weekly value has dipped once again, down five per cent when compared to the week before. According to MCV calculations, based on today’s Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA weekly report, the UK market has hit 20.2 million for the weekend ending June 20th. Unit sales dipped four per cent …

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