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UK games retail generates £12.3m

Despite a handful of new releases hitting shelves, the UK games retail market only grew by a fraction during the week ending March 31st. Sadly it’s becoming a regular occurrence in the charts, and one that’s been exacerbated this week with hundreds of GAME?and Gamestation stores closing down. Games retail …

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UK games retail revenues drop to £14.1m

UK games retail generated 14.1m last week – a dip of 21.2 per cent from the 17.9m made during the week prior. Unit sales also dropped 11.2 per cent to 570,969 forthe week ending March 17th. EA continued its chart dominance last week with four games in the Top Five. …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market shrinks by a third

It wasn’t a great week for UK games retail, with the market shrinking by a third. 14m was generated from game sales overall which is almost 7m less than last week’s 20.9m With no new big releases hitting shelves for the week ending January 14th, the number of units sold …

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Software Sales Monitor: UK market rises to £68.3m

Retail discounting Skyrim helped the UK games retail market generate a whopping 68.3m last week – a ten per cent rise over the week prior’s 62.2m. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim also toppled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as the top-selling game of the week ending December 10th, thanks …

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Software Sales Monitor: UK market climbs to £62.2m

The UK games marketgenerated 62.2m last week,up 13.9 per cent over theseven days prior. Unit salesalso rose 19.6 per cent from1.9m to 2.2m in the firstweek of December. Activision’s Call of Duty:Modern Warfare 3 beatdown the competition againlast week, topping the chartsahead of FIFA 12 andAssassin’s Creed:Revelations. The CoD gamealso …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £54.6m

The market value dipped ten per cent to 54.6m, down from last week’s 60.9m. That’s still a huge amount and should increase as Christmas approaches. Unit sales were down only slightly (two per cent). This was driven by a series of Black Friday promotions. It was one of the last …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market dips 19%

The boxed games market value fell to 31.7m this week down from last week’s 39.1m – a change of 18.9 per cent. Unit sales dipped 14.7 per cent to 1,109,321. Sales were down partly because there were fewer blockbuster games released between October 29th and November 5th compared to prior …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps 36%

It was a big week for the UK games market, with the total value up by 36 per cent to 39.1m, and unit sales up by 31 per cent to 1,300,858. The reason for the sales surge? Battlefield 3. The game is now the tenth fastest-selling game in Chart-Track history, …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £26.3m

It’s the post-FIFA blues this week, with unit sales falling 43 per cent to 887,494 and the market value plunging further, down 51 per cent to 26.3m week-on-week. It’s an expected drop, but was perhaps a little steeper than retail would have hoped – it’s a bigger drop than the …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market soars to £53.8m

The market value leaped 94 per cent week-on-week to 53.8m following FIFA 12’s release – the biggest week for games retail so far this year. Units are up 73 per cent to over 1.5m. FIFA 12 beat FIFA 11’s launch week with 18 per cent more games sold. And retail …

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