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Switch hits 1m sales in Japan after 17 weeks

After 17 weeks on shop shelves, the Nintendo Switch has finally hit one million sales in Japan,according to the latest figures from Famitsu. That’s not as fast as the Wii or 3DS, which took six and 13 weeks respectively to hit the same milestone, but it’s certainly much quicker than …

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PS4 overtakes Switch in monthly US sales race

After two successive months as the best selling console hardware in the US, Nintendo Switch has slipped back behind the PS4. NPD hasn’t released any numbers, so we don’t know by how much Switch sales fell or PS4 grew. By the same token, the Switch stock situation seemingly remains a …

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PS4 install base to hit 69m units worldwide by end of 2017 – IHS

Hot off the back of its E3 press conferenceand the news that PS4 sales have now hit 60.4m worldwide, analyst firm IHS Markit now expects Sony’s unstoppable console to hit 69m units by the end of the year. That’s almost double IHS’ expected install base of the Xbox One, which …

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PSVR hits 1m sales worldwide

Sony’s global game development chief Shawn Layden has confirmed the company’s sold more than one million PlayStation VR units worldwide, according to a new interview with Time. The virtual reality headset, which launched globally last November, reached 90,000 units in February, but limited supply has constrained sales ever since Day …

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Nier: Automata sales hit 1.5m units

Square Enix and PlatinumGames’ Nier: Automata has now shipped over 1.5m units worldwide on PS4 and PC, the publisher has confirmed. Announced via Twitter this morning, the figure includes both physical and digital sales of the game, marking another 500,000 copies sold over the last two months since Square Enix’s …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe beats Breath of the Wild as best-selling Switch game in Japan

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has now surpassed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as the best-selling Switch title in Japan, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. Despite 20 per cent fall in sales week-on-week, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its fourth week at No.1 in Japan last …

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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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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe approaches 400k units in Japan with third week at No.1

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its third week at No.1 in the Japanese software charts last week, after selling another 30,745 units, according to the latest data from Famitsu. This takes its cumulative total to just shy of 400,000 units, (397,287, to be exact), after a fall of 64 per …

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