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Ubisoft Q1 sales up 45.2% YOY thanks to strong back catalogue performance

Ubisoft has announced its Q1 sales report for fiscal year 2017-18. Sales were up 45.2 per cent year-on-year between April and June 30th, amounting to €202.1m. That’s just over €30m more than expectations. Of that €202.1m, 94.3 per cent came from back catalogue sales, which equated to €190.4m. A lot …

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Take-Two: ‘Our business has been transformed’ by digital

The news of Red Dead Redemption 2’s delay until spring 2018 may have come as something of a disappointment this morning, but Take-Two’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results show the publisher couldn’t be in better shape to weather the storm. A huge growth in digital sales has been …

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EA expects Mass Effect: Andromeda to sell 3m copies on Week One

EA revealed its Q3 financial results last night, and shared its expectations for Mass Effect: Andromeda. The publisher believes the title will sell ‘around 3 million units’ in its early days, according to chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen. During the earnings call, Jorgensen was asked about Mass Effect: Andromeda’s revenue …

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Apple reports record-breaking financial performance for Q1, but warns of coming dip in iPhone sales

Tech giant Apple has posted its results for the first quarter of the year, with the firm reporting a record-breaking $18.4bn in net income. This is the highest ever profit ever recorded by a public company for a single quarter,beating the also record-breaking $18bn in profit Apple reported for Q1 …

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Koei Tecmo looks to licensed titles as six-month results fall flat

Koei Tecmo has reported six-month financial results showing dips in both revenue and profit, though the company believes the strong performances of its collaboration titles” will lead to better-than-expected full year results. The firm brought in $20.45m in profit for the first six months of its fiscal year (ending March …

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Square Enix sees increase in six-month sales and profits

Square Enix has reported financial results for its most recent six-month stretch, with the publisher showing increases in both sales and profits for the period. Square’s digital entertainment segment, which includes the firm’s video game division, grew 37.5 per cent year-over-year thanks to the performances of PC and mobile titles …

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Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

A Microsoft source has confirmed to Game Informer that the company will no longer provide sales updates for Xbox One. The reportstates that the firm has stopped reporting console sale totals as ofits most recent quarterly report– which explains why the usual figures were mysteriously absent from Microsoft’s results earlier …

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The Witcher 3 sells 6m copies

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has sold 6m copies worldwide, developer CD Projekt Red has announced. The company’s latest financial results show Wild Hunt has sold a total of 6,014,576 units – roughly 1m a week on average since the game’s launch. The studio adds 1m copies of the game …

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Monster Strike bringing in $4.2m a day

Japanese studio Mixi’s mobile co-op action RPG Monster Strike made $4.2m a day during its most recent quarter, according to the developer’s latest financial results. Industry analystDr. Serkan Totorevealed Mixi saw a total of $378m in sales for the title’s iOS and Android versions between April 1stand June 30th. The …

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Grand Theft Auto V ships 54m copies

Take-Two has announced its quarterly financial results, revealing that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped more than 54m units life-to-date. The firm’s results from the previous quarter indicate that GTA V sold over 2m units during the three month period ending on June 30th. Total revenue for Rockstar and 2K’s …

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