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Ubisoft expects next-gen to double previous generation uptake

The pace at which consumers will buy PS4 and Xbox One will vastly outperform what was seen with the current generation of machines. That according to Ubisoft’s senior VP of sales and marketing Tony Key, who told Games Industry he is expecting impressive things. "Our feeling is the installed base …

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Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

GameStop has said that software and hardware trade-ins increased by a factor of four the weekend before PS4 launched in the US. Many consumers arrived in stores with their entire libraries with them, forcing some outlets to stay open well beyond trading to get the credit processed in time for …

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Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Publisher EA has dismissed concerns over falling sales of this year’s biggest games. Battlefield 4, Assassin’s Creed IV, Call of Duty: Ghosts and, to a lesser extent, FIFA 14, have all suffered steep declines in sales over their predecessors. But EA Studios EVP Patrick Soderlund says the difficult few weeks …

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Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order. Its Xbox One page says that orders placed from November 13th may not be delivered before Christmas” and its PS4 page says customers who pre-order this console from …

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