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Xbox One game sales to grow 17% to 70m in 2017, thanks to Xbox One X – FutureSource

The global games software market is expected to exceed $100bn in 2017, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting, with console game sales rising significantly toward the end of the year during Q4. The report estimates that over 20m physical Switch games will be sold this year, while Xbox …

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Grand Theft Auto V sales hit 80m units

The juggernaut that is Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 80m sales, according to publisher Take-Two. In the company’s Q4 and fiscal year earnings release, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick confirmed that the title has now sold at least another 5m copies since the company’s last earnings report in February, …

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Prey: is Bethesda’s review policy really to blame?

Prey launched to mixed success in the UK last Friday. Despite making it to No.2 in the UK charts, it was still pipped to the post by Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which enjoyed its second week at No.1 after its Switch release on April 28th. It’s not a great …

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UK games retail suffers disappointing 2015, as software sales tumble 6%

More than 28m physical games were sold in the UK last year, a drop of six per cent over 2014. That’s according to the latest figures from GfK Chart-Track. These numbers are actually all the more disappointing, because Chart-Track’s weekly data actually counted 53 weeks of 2015, whereas 2014 had …

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UK boxed game sales collapse as release schedule dries up

The UK games market plunged to its lowest figure all year last month as the number of new releases slowed dramatically. Only 7.9m was made in revenue for the week ending April 26th – a fall of 34 per cent week-on-week – according to GfK Chart-Track. The biggest launches of …

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Flipkart Weekly Charts

PS3-exclusive The Last of Us has held on to the top spot on Flipkart’s all-format sales charts for the third week running. Naughty Dog’s survival thriller held off Hitman: Absolution, which has made a surprising return to the top ten straight in second place, topping the PC chart in the …

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2m games sold in UK during quiet April

TheUK games retail market was down a third in a tough April for the trade. Retailers made 45.8m from software sales last month, a 34.1 per centdrop over the same period last year. Just over 2m games were sold at UKretail, a year-on-year decline of 33.2 per cent. However, there …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market dips 19%

The boxed games market value fell to 31.7m this week down from last week’s 39.1m – a change of 18.9 per cent. Unit sales dipped 14.7 per cent to 1,109,321. Sales were down partly because there were fewer blockbuster games released between October 29th and November 5th compared to prior …

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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £11.7m

A lack of major product saw the UK games market drop significantly to 11.73m this week – a fall of 34 per cent. Unit sales also dipped 24 per cent to 519,196 for the week ending September 17th. Retail will hope the figures are just a blip as the market …

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UK software sales monitor: Market makes £9.64m

It’s no surprise that the UK games retail market has suffered its worst week in a long time – ten years, in fact. 9.64m was generated from game sales last week, ten per cen down week-on-week.526,351 game units were sold – again, the lowest amount since the summer of 2001. …

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