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EA expects console full game digital download growth

Full game digital downloads on PS4 and Xbox One are a sector that is of particular interest for EA, the publisher has said. Speaking to investors, COO Peter Moore has suggested their sales are likely to increase once the launch window has passed, although conceded that meaningful data won’t be …

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DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

The makers of the hugely successful standalone version of DayZ on Steam have revealed some impressive sales numbers for the game. The alpha version of DayZ, which by the developer’s own admission is still at an early stage and is riddled with bugs, sold 400,000 downloads in its first week. …

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Candy Crush Saga tops 500m downloads

Candy Crush Saga today celebrates its first anniversary with an impressive milestone. The sickly sweet title debuted last February on Facebook and launched on mobile devices shortly after. Despite its short life span, the title has already been downloaded to over 500m devices. Developer King didn’t reveal how many active …

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Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

The additional graphical flourish that will accompany next-gen games will result in another fundamental change – filesizes are set to explode. That doesn’t really matter when you’re talking about games on a Blu-ray. After all, it matters not whether your disc is carrying 5MB or 50GB of data. But if …

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FIFA 14 notches up 26m mobile downloads

The iOS and Android release for FIFA 14 has been downloaded over 26m times, EA has revealed. It’s the first time the series has been released as a free-to-play title. It’s unknown how that sales performance compares to its premium 2.99-priced predecessor. For comparison Pocket Gamer reports that the console …

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HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no. HMV’s new app arrived earlier this week to much acclaim. It includes a lot of cool features such as the ability to identify digital music by listening …

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PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

A new PS3 firmware update has extended the ability to enable automatic downloads to non-subscribers of PlayStation Plus. Previously PS+ members were able to have their consoles automatically download both system updates and software purchases made in the online version of the Sony Entertainment Network website. Now all PS3 owners …

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Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

And to think you thought the movie game tie-in as dead! Gameloft has announced that Despicable Me: Minion Rush, its iOS and Android game tie-in with recent movie release Despicable Me 2, has been downloaded over 100 million times in under three months. We’ve been lucky to work with such …

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Smartphone app can remotely turn on PS4s for downloads

Sony’s president of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed an interesting bit of functionality for PS4. Speaking on Twitter, the exec revealed that consumers who buy a PS4 title using the corresponding smartphone app can remotely prompt their PS4 consoles to turn on and download the game. The machine will …

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Origin introduces full refunds for EA games

Electronic Arts’ downloads store Origin will now allow customers to request full refunds if they’re not satisfied with one of the publisher’s games. There are, of course, certain requirements. Refunds can only be requested within the first week of purchase, or within the week of launch if the game was …

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