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Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

More people have watched streaming Destiny footage on Twitch in 2014 than any other new game launch. It was viewed nearly 20m times in its first week, with 5m unique viewers consuming nearly 240m minutes of gameplay. Our community has always blown us away with their desire to share, entertain, …

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Destiny launch sparked ‘biggest US PS4 hardware sales week’ of the year

Sony’s US VP of developer and publisher relations says more PS4 consoles were sold during the Destiny launch week than any previous week all year. The stat was revealed by Adam Boyes on the US PlayStation blog, although he did not detail exact numbers. In the UK the Destiny launched …

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Destiny sales reach $325m in first five days

Activision has confirmed the first actual sales data for Bungie’s Destiny. The game sold-through” more than $325m worldwide in its first five days on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360, according to an assortment of data sources. With the publisher having already confirmed that it had sold $500m of …

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Underwhelming Destiny scores could cost Bungie $2.5m in bonuses – report

Bungie is likely to miss out on a Quality Bonus” totaling $2.5m over inadequate review scores for Destiny, according to a new report. Kotaku points to a clause in the 10-year contract Bungie signed with Activision in 2010 that states the first Destiny title would need a score of 90 …

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Destiny claims UK’s biggest new IP launch

Activision’s Destiny has officially been crowned as the best-selling new IP ever in the UK, beating former record-holder Watch Dogs. The PS4 version claimed the lion’s share of the sales with a 46 per cent share, while Xbox One accounted for 36 per cent. However, factor in the 14 per …

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What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

Destiny is already a huge commercial success, yet hardly any major specialist games site has published its review of the game. That’s because, as explained by Bungie prior to launch, copies weren’t distributed amongst the press until the day before release as it was concerned that accessing it without the …

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Destiny sold ‘$500m’ worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Activision hasn’t revealed Destiny’s day one sales but has confirmed that the game is a record-breaker. The publisher says its sold $500m worth of stock into retail for day one – meaning that if every copy sells the game will have recouped its famous $500m development budget within 24 hours. …

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