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Super Mario Run clocks up between 25m-37m downloads

There is some conflicting data floating around regarding the early success of Super Mario Run. Analyst SensorTower reckons that Nintendo’s first full smartphone debut clocked up over 25m downloads worldwide in its first four days up to December 18th, earning over $21m in revenue in the process. That means the …

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G2A says over 50 devs are on board with revenue sharing scheme

Controversial online retailer G2A has claimed that its G2A Direct developer revenue sharing service is off to a strong start. Announced four months ago, G2A Direct is an attempt to answer the severe criticism levelled at the online key seller by offering a split of sales to developers. Now PCGamesN …

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Titanfall 2’s digital sales haven’t picked up physical slack

EA and Respawn’s Titanfall 2 has not fared any better digitally than it has on the High Street. Superdata Research reports that worldwide digital sales of Titanfall 2 throughout October managed just a quarter of those achieved by its predecessor. That’s especially poor considering that digital sales were less established …

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38% of all Steam games were released this year

That’s right – on the biggest digital PC games store front in the world, over a third of its total catalogue was only released on the service in 2016. Steam Spy has revealed that so far in 2016 there have been an incredible 4,207 games released on Steam. That’s 38 …

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Ubisoft is changing how it handles DLC

It seems that less game content is going to be locked away behind Ubisoft’s DLC paywalls in the future. VP of live operations Anne Blondel-Jouin has told Games Industry that the model it has implemented in Rainbow Six: Siege – which sees base game content expansions offered to everyone for …

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Batman: Arkham VR was the best-selling digital PSVR game in October

The Caped Crusader has emerged as the most popular of the PlayStation VR’s launch line-up on PSN. Sony says that Batman: Arkham VR was the best-selling digital PlayStation VR title in October. It looks like the combination of a strong IP, a good heritage in the Arkham games and a …

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Steam reverses some of its recent review changes

After that anger that greeted its recent changes, Valve has further tweaked Steam’s user review system. It was announced last week that buyers who purchase a game outside of Steam would no longer have their review scores contribute to a game’s overall store average. This was designed to curb the …

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Sainsbury’s kills its streaming and digital services

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has called time on its Entertainment on Demand streaming and digital retail service. Over the last four years we have enjoyed providing our customers with eBooks, MP3 music, digital magazines, and movies and TV on demand,” it said. We have made some great progress and learnt a …

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PlayStation Plus prices increased in North America

Sony has announced an increase to the subscription prices for PlayStation Plus in both North America and Canada. As of September 22nd an annual subscription to the service will increase from $50 to $60 in the US. A three month membership plans will jump from $18 to $22. Monthly membership …

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