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iPhone 6s and 6s Plus once again break Apple sales records

Apple’s latest smartphone has, once again, broken sales records for the company. It has been announced that between them the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus sold 13m units in their first three days on sale. This betters the 10m sold by their predecessors the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s …

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MGS V: The Phantom Pain will have to double sales to break even, report claims

Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will have to maintain its strong sales start in order for its creators to turn a profit. Forbes reports that that game’s development budget eventually reached $80m – which, as rumour will have it, is mostly due to creator Hideo Kojima’s willingness …

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GAME customers charged £235 for Super Mario Maker in payment gaffe

GAME has apologised after some customers were overcharged by up to five times for Wii U title Super Mario Maker. The upcoming build-it-yourself Mario game is due out this Friday, and a handful of those who pre-ordered the title were surprised to find that up to 234.95 – five times …

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Dreamcast console sales spike following Shenmue III reveal

Sales of pre-owned Dreamcast consoles have ‘gone through the roof’ since Shenmue III was announced at E3. Indie retailers have told MCV that sales of Sega’s last console have skyrocketed since the LA-based trade show. That’s in addition to software sales of the original two Shenmue games, as well as …

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The Witcher 3 sells 6m copies

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has sold 6m copies worldwide, developer CD Projekt Red has announced. The company’s latest financial results show Wild Hunt has sold a total of 6,014,576 units – roughly 1m a week on average since the game’s launch. The studio adds 1m copies of the game …

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Dying Light hits 5m copies sold

Dying Light has sold 5m units since its launch in January, developer Techland has announced. Producer Tymon Smektala revealed the milestone In an interview with VideoGamer during gamescom last week. "To be honest, I think even we are a little surprised by the scope of our success," Smektala said. "We …

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Her Story sells 100,000 units in just over a month

Indie hit Her Story has shifted 100,000 copies in its first month on sale. That’s according to developer Sam Barlow, who took to Twitter (below) to announce the news. The game came out on June 24th, and fast became a hit. It casts players as someone watching interview footage from …

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Grand Theft Auto V ships 54m copies

Take-Two has announced its quarterly financial results, revealing that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped more than 54m units life-to-date. The firm’s results from the previous quarter indicate that GTA V sold over 2m units during the three month period ending on June 30th. Total revenue for Rockstar and 2K’s …

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One to watch: How Xbox picked up the pace against PS4 in 2014

Entering 2014 on the back foot, Xbox One fought passionately to pull itself back into the race against PS4. Microsoft UK director of sales Anne Lepissier tells MCV how her team helped keep pace with Sony’s machine – and what comes next Congratulations on winning the MCV Award for Sales …

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PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PlayStation 4 has been the best-selling games console every month of the year to-date, Sony has told MCV. The company was speaking about the success in June of its limited edition console bundle, which features Warner Bros’ chart-topping title Batman Arkham Knight. Arkham Knight is the fastest-selling game of 2015 …

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