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Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has sold an estimated $500m worth of units in tis first 24 hours. That beats the $400m made by last year’s Modern Warfare 3 in the same period. What hasn’t been revealed, though, is how many units the game sold. Modern Warfare 3 managed …

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3DS sales comfortably outpacing Vita in Europe and Japan

Information released as part of Nintendo’s recent investors conference suggest that the 3DS is enjoying a comfortable on-going sales advantage over PlayStation Vita. Weekly sales of the 3DS in Europe are hovering around the 40,000-50,000 mark and are generally tracking ahead of both the console’s 2011 sales trends and those …

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More PS3 fans buy digital content than 360 gamers

UK PS3 owners are more willing to pay for digital content than Xbox gamers. That’s according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. The data specialist revealed that in the UK, 8m people bought a digital film, TV show or game in the past year. The firm says that 17 …

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3DS nears UK 1m; Vita sales slow compared to PSP

Nintendo’s 3DS could hit the 1m unit sales milestone next month. PocketGamer has reported numbers from GfK Chart-Track’s exclusive hardware reports, which are widely distributed around the press but not authorised for publication. If the machine does reach that number in June, it will mean that 3DS has taken three …

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PS4 and Xbox 720 sales won’t match current gen, analyst believes

The PlayStation 4, Xbox 720 and Wii U will fail to match the sales of their immediate predecessors, analyst Piper Jaffray believes. In fact, analysts Michael J. Olson and Andrew D. Connor believe that between them the three machines will see an average software sales decline of 53 per cent …

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3DS doubles DS’ year one sales

The Nintendo 3DS has sold nearly twice as many units in the US in its first year than the DS managed in the same time period. The news comes as Nintendo celebrates the machine’s first birthday. And in case any hangers on still think the console has been a flop, …

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INFOGRAPHIC: How do Vita sales compare with handheld rivals?

With the PS Vita now competing with Nintendo’s 3DS on the world stage, how are these systems faring against each other and the rest of the portable consoles on the market? An inforgraphic by research firmStatista, as reported byVenturebeat, compares first week sales between Nintendo’s portable systems and Sony’s Vita …

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Wi-Fi Vita claims 79% of sales

The Wi-Fi version of the PlayStation Vita accounted for 79 per cent of the machine’s launch week sales, Chart-Track has revealed. That left the higher priced 3G SKU with 21 per cent of Vita’s week one sales. MCV is unable to publish hardware sales numbers or allude to how they …

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Digital Vita games ‘17% more expensive’ than retail

The launch games for the PlayStation Vita cost an average of 17 per cent more to download over PSN than they do to buy on the High Street or online. That’s according to calculations from bargain hunting site SavyGamer, which has compared the recently released PSN price list with the …

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PS Vita plays second fiddle to PSP in second week as 3DS shines

A drop in sales of 78 per cent week-on-week for the PlayStation Vita in its second week of sale in Japan has seen sales fall below that of its predecessor the PlayStation Portable. Andriasang reports that Vita sales fell from 325k to 72k – that’s fewer than all of the …

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