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1m gamers sign up for premium Call of Duty: Elite membership

Activision has announced that over 1m consumers paid up for the premium version of the Call of Duty: Elite service within its first six days of availability. By contrast it highlights the premium online offers from the likes of Xbox Live, Netflix and Hulu took over a year to reach …

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Minecraft by numbers

As part of the inaugural Minecon event at the weekend, developer Mojang has released a handful of impressive stats about the 4m+ selling Minecraft. According to GameFront, the game currently attracts in the region of 241,920,000 logins every single month. On top of this, it also welcomes 1,000 logins per …

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EA has banned ‘hundreds’ of Battlefield 3 cheaters

Publisher EA has revealed that hundreds” of players have been banned from playing Battlefield 3 due to cheating. And it’s not just on PC either, as some console users have also been unceremoniously blocked. Those found guilty of breaching the rules must not only endure being locked out of their …

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MW3 vs BF3 – has EA won market share?

Battlefield 3 sold really well. Modern Warfare 3 sold really, REALLY well. But who won the war? Of course, that all depends on how you deal with the numbers. EA’s mission prior to the release of Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 was simple – it wanted to prize some …

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Over 8m played Battlefield 3 beta

EA-owned developer DICE has released a number of stats about its recent Battlefield 3 multiplayer beta. A total of 8,125,310 took part in the game, firing a total of 47bn bullets and downing 1.5bn other players. 19m players were killed by a knife while 21m M-Com stations were destroyed. 2.2bn …

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Friday’s Five Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting. 3.2mWorldwide sales of FIFA 12, with over 1m sold in the UK. The iOS app has also been downloaded 879,000 times in its first week.Read more: 1 week, 3.2m sales –FIFA 12 is a …

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Brand Map: Call of Duty

This week we’re going to look at playing habits for Call of Duty using the GameVision Brand Map. The Brand Map is available to download from the MCV?Reports page online. We asked 6,722 gamers about the games, of whom 1,789 had played one in the last six months; 556 of …

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Gamers play 285k years of Rift in March

Rift users have racked up over 285,000 years of play time since the game launched last month. Stats sent to IGN report that players have spent a combined total of 284,846 years in Rift’s world over the past 28 years –a period that is 84,000 years longer than it took …

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Digital passes boxed in PC games market

A new report from American stat analysis group NPD suggests that the value of digital PC games market is now far greater than the boxed sector. The numbers claims that 11.2m PC games were purchased in North America between January and June 2010. In the same period just 8.2m boxed …

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EA takes March crown monthly charts in full

The value of the UK games software market fell in March by seven per cent year-on-year. But it was still a great month of major releases, while EA and Square Enix both saw big gains. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 was the runaway success story of the month with most copies …

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