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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £27.7m

The UK games retail market generated 27.7m last week, a 136 per cent rise week-on-week and the second highest number this year. Over 900,000 software units were sold last week, up 75 per cent over the seven days before. It’s amazing what two games can do.The market was driven largely …

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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £11.7m

A lack of major product saw the UK games market drop significantly to 11.73m this week – a fall of 34 per cent. Unit sales also dipped 24 per cent to 519,196 for the week ending September 17th. Retail will hope the figures are just a blip as the market …

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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £13.7m

The UK games market slipped slightly this week, down six per cent in value to 13.7m and five per cent in units to 619,538. It may only be a slight dip, but retail would have been hoping for better – particularly with the release of Driver: San Francisco (debuting at …

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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market growth begins at £14.6m

The market leapt 62 per cent this week, spurred on by the release of Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution which went straight to No.1. 14.6m was generated from game sales. Unit sales rose 32 per cent to 652,155 games sold. It was a much-needed boost after the retail market …

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UK software sales monitor: Market makes £9.64m

It’s no surprise that the UK games retail market has suffered its worst week in a long time – ten years, in fact. 9.64m was generated from game sales last week, ten per cen down week-on-week.526,351 game units were sold – again, the lowest amount since the summer of 2001. …

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UK software sales monitor: Market dips to £10.7m

After a brief increase last week, the market value dipped again to 10.7m. This is inline with the week ending July 16th – also 10.7m – which was the market’s lowest point so far this year. However, unit sales were up compared to the week ending July 16th. 578,444 units …

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UK software sales monitor: Market makes £11.5m

The weekly entertainment UKsoftware value rose to 11.5m, up slightly from the 11.2m generated from game sales last week. UK retail sold 606,290 games during the seven days, a 3.3 per cent increase over last week’s 586,596.Both sales and the market value rose despite a lack of new releases. Unsurprisingly …

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