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Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Publisher Activision has confirmed that total sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have just passed $1bn worldwide, according to the firm’s own internal estimates. The milestone arrives almost two months to the day since Modern Warfare 2 was released on November 14th 2009. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare …

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Xbox 360 and PS3 buck 09 dip

In a year that saw most sectors of the UK video games market suffer year-on-year declines, both the Xbox 360 and PS3 have emerged as the real winners of the last 12 months as both consoles managed both software unit sales and revenue gains. Numbers from ELSPA show that the …

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Annual Take Two losses hit $137.9m

North American publisher Take Two has reported losses of $137.9m for its fiscal year ending October 31st. This compares to a net income of $97.1m last year. Revenue for the year hit $968.5m, which is down from $1.5bn year-on-year. 2008’s numbers were far higher thanks to the release of next-gen …

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Take Two not expecting profit this year

Though the title means little to consumers on this side of the Atlantic, the disappointing performance of 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball has lead to parent company Take Two cutting its profit forecast for the current financial year. The publisher now expects full year revenue of $950-975m for the year …

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MW2 DLC could make $140m

As well as rapidly easing past the half-billion dollar revenue milestone just days after its global release earlier this month, Broadpoint AmTech analyst Ben Schachter has predicted that Activision could generate as much as $140m in revenue from its upcoming Modern Warfare 2 digital content. Furthermore, Infinity Ward’s community man …

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Losses increase at Playlogic

Amsterdam-based publisher Playlogic suffered a net loss of $6.7m for the nine months ending September 30th – a significant increase on the $2m loss suffered in the same period a year before. Net losses for the quarter ending September 30th reached $3.2m, only just above the $3m loss in the …

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Funcom revenues slump

Age of Conan publisher Funcom has reported a bad set of financials for its fiscal Q3, with revenues falling 68.5 per cent year-on-year to reach $5.7m. In total Funcom’s losses hit $9.6m for the period. In Q3 last year it recorded a profit of $3.3m. The drops were blamed on …

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DLC delivers $45m boost for World at War

After what must have been a prolonged period of number crunching, Gamasutra has concluded that 15 per cent of the total revenue generated by Call of Duty: World at War in North America has come from sales of additional digital content for the game. In total this represents $45m, taking …

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Konami sales down 45%

The huge global success that was Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots was always going to be tough act to follow – and so it has proved for publisher Konami with year-on-year revenues steeply down for the quarter ending June 30th 2009. In total sales dipped by 45 …

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Revenues climb 14% at EA Mobile

Alongside its success on the Wii and PC, EA also enjoyed a strong quarter in the mobile sector in the three months ending June 30th with news that revenues at the EA Mobile division were up 14 per cent year-on-year at $50m. CasualGaming.biz has more through the link.

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