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80% of Payday 2’s 1.58m sales were digital

The increasing importance of tracking digital sales has been highlighted once again by multiplayer heist shooter Payday 2. Its developer Starbreeze told investors last night, via a note translated by Eurogamer, that its game has to date sold a total of 1.58m copies. Perhaps more interestingly, however, it added that …

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Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance has now sold over 5m units in the UK, says Ubisoft. The firm revealed the stat ahead of the launch of the next Just Dance title – Just Dance 2014. The multi-platform hit has generated most of its sales from Nintendo Wii. Nintendo’s home console business has struggled …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Some very large Call of Duty numbers

Activision has just sent out an infographic detailing a history of the Call of Duty series’ multiplayer mode. It says that a total of 100m people have played Call of Duty – which, as it handily points out is more than the populations of EU nations such as the UK, …

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Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

654.12m. That amazingly high figure is the number of consoles that Nintendo has sold in the last 30 years. That number breaks down into two parts, GoNintendo reports. Firstly, Nintendo has sold 268.97m home consoles – that includes sales of the NES (Famicom), SNES (Super Famicom), N64, GameCube, Wii and …

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The quiet success of Ubisoft’s Rocksmith

The music genre is dead, right? Erm, no, perhaps not. Ubisoft has confirmed that music title Rocksmith has sold a very impressive 1.4m units worldwide since its release in October 2011. There have also been 3m track downloads from the game’s digital store. The publisher is also quoting a study …

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Global ad spend grew in 2012

After the disastrous collapse of 2009, global advertising revenue is again on the rise. That’s according to Worldwatch Institute’s Vital Signs Online service, which found that the 9.6 per cent drop suffer in 2009 in the aftermath of the global banking meltdown has been partially reversed thanks to a 3.3 …

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Dead Island sales reach 5m units

Publisher Deep Silver has confirmed that global sell-through numbers for 2011 release Dead Island have hit 5m units. Furthermore, the company seems very pleased to have hit the milestone without simply throwing endless cash at the game. While others focus on ever-increasing development budgets and driving brand messages via ballooning …

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Nintendo’s digital sales stand at £75.6m for current financial year

Digital sales across Nintendo platforms currently stand at 11.1bn for the current financial year. That equates to 75.6m in real money. The figure puts Nintendo on track to beat the record digital revenues it posted in 2010, when Wii was riding high as the DSi was fresh on the market. …

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100m sales and counting for Samsung’s Galaxy S series

Samsung has announced that its flagship Galaxy S series has sold more than 100 million units in just over two years. The announcement was made in typical Samsung fashion, with a photograph depicting staff displaying the record sales figure across a number of Samsung smartphones. With the Galaxy S3 having …

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Animal Crossing helps push 3DS sales past 10m in Japan

The popularity of Nintendo’s 3DS in Japan shows no signs of abating with the device having now sold over 10m units in the territory. The release of Animal Crossing: New Leaf helped the handheld to sales of over 400k units in the final week of December alone. The machine hits …

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