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Sony has now sold over 7m PS4s

Global PS4 sales have, as of April 6th, passed the 7m unit milestone, Sony has announced. In-store and digital PS4 software sales have exceeded 20.5m – meaning an attach rate of just under 3:1. Sony reckons 120 games will be available by the end of 2014. Sony adds that over …

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1m sales and counting for Rust

Punishing survival game Rust has cracked one million downloads, game creator Garry Newman has announced. Based around surviving in the wilderness, with activities including resource-gathering and crafting, Rust has spent several weeks at the top end of the Steam bestseller chart. The UK-based head of Facepunch Studios and maker of …

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F2P game Hawken wants 10m players

The firm behind upcoming free game Hawken has scored an extra $18m in VC funding. And it says it can use the money to quickly build an audience of over 10m players. The PC?title from Meteor Entertainment is due for a global roll out on December 12th, and this week …

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Battlefield 3 sells 5m copies

Battlefield 3 has become the fastest-selling game in EA’s history after selling 5m units in a matter of days, the publisher has announced. The game went on sale on Friday, October 28th on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It has 2.5m Facebook ‘likes’ and over 200,000 followers on Twitter. Plus, …

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EA’s Origin draws 5m users

More than five million gamers use EA’s online download platform Origin every day, says the publisher’s COO Peter Moore. The former EA Sports boss told Screen Play about the service after being heckled at the EB Games Expo in Australia last weekend by one member of the audience. We’re only …

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Just Dance 2 joins Wii 5m club

Nintendo has announced that Just Dance 2 has now sold over 5m copies in the US. It’s only the eighth title to do so and is the first from a third party publisher. Worldwide sales for the game stand at 14m. Here is the complete list of 5m+ sellers: 1. …

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UK PS3 sales near 4m

Sony has sold almost four million units in the UK alone. The platform holder expects to hit this sales milestone within the next few weeks, having seen strong hardware sales throughout the past year. The PS3 passed the three million sales mark last January, meaning a healthy one million units …

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Battlefield 1943 breaks XBLA records

Digital-only multiplayer shooter Battlefield 1943 has become the fastest game to 1m sales on Xbox Live, EA has confirmed. The reception of Battlefield 1943 continues to amaze us, even months after the game was released,” the game’s producer Gordon Van Dyke said in a statement. Being the fastest game to …

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Fable III aims for 5m sales

The creative director of Microsoft Game Studios Peter Molyneux has stated that the publisher’s forthcoming Xbox 360 RPG Fable III needs to sell 5m copies to meet internal expectations. That figure isn’t necessarily a financial target, IGN reports, but instead relates to goals relating to gameplay changes made to the …

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76 Wii games join 1m club

As part of its media frenzy at yesterday’s American press gathering, Nintendo has revealed that 76 Wii games have now sold in excess of 1m copies. Furthermore, of those games 22 are first party titles – meaning that 54 games released by third party publishers have now hit the impressive …

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