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GTA V has shipped 75m copies since launch, selling more in 2016 than 2015

It’s now Take-Two’s turn to report on its quarterly financial results, and CEO Strauss Zelnick revealed during the earnings call that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped over 75m units since launch in September 2013. Rockstar’s title was the sixth best-selling game of 2016, he further said. Following this announcement, …

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Take-Two net revenue up 15% for fiscal Q3

Take-Two once again saw better than expected results for the quarter ending December 31st. The 2K Games and Rockstar parent firm reports net revenue rising 15 per cent to $476.5m, thanks to GTA V, Grand Theft Auto Online, WWE 2K17, NBA 2K17 and Civilization VI. Meanwhile digital revenue soared 64 …

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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of these units, 4.51m were Samsung Gear VR headsets, making it the most-shipped headset of 2016. Sony’s PlayStation VR came in …

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Resident Evil 7 holds top spot, Hitman debuts at No.4

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 is once again No.1 in the UK charts. The title saw a respectable 68 per cent dip in sales in its second week on shelves. GfK says that one more week at the top of the charts will see the title match the series’ longest run …

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PS4 sales up 24% as Resident Evil 7 debuts at No.1 in Japan

Capcom’s new survival horror game has infected the Japanese Top Ten and gone straight to the top. That’s according to market data supplied by Famitsu, which indicates that the PS4 version of Resident Evil 7 went to No.1, selling 231,188 units in its first week on sale. The title charted …

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Nintendo has sold 1.5m NES Classics

We now have an idea of how well Nintendo’s much sought-after NES Classic Mini has performed. According to a tweet by Wall Street Journal tech reporter Takashi Mochizuki(below) – who was at a Nintendo corporate strategy meeting – the company has sold 1.5m units globally, with Nintendo upping production. This …

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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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32% of EA unit sales in 2016 were digital

EA’s digital unit sales are tracking ahead of the publisher’s own expectations. That’s according to an investor call with the publisher last night, in which CFO Blake Jorgensen revealed that that 32 per cent of its unit sales were digital. The exec said that is just on PlayStation 4 and …

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Resident Evil 7 tops January UK boxed charts

Capcom’s new Resident Evil title was January’s best-selling boxed release. The survival horror release shot to No.1 despite only being on shelves for four days including in this sales data (chart ran from January 1st to 28th). The PS4 SKU was the single best-selling release of the month, too.  Resident …

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Resident Evil 7 tops the UK charts

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 is the first new game to take the top spot in 2017. Resident Evil 7 has the third best Week One for the series to date; the record holder is 2009’s Resident Evil 5, assisted by it being the franchise’s debut on the Xbox 360. In …

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