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Apple sells 9m iPhone 5C and 5S units in three days

Official figures from Apple have revealed a record-breaking nine million sales of its new iPhones in just three days. Comparatively, theiPhone 5 experienced sales of five millionon its debut weekend and theiPhone 4S hit four million. Meanwhile, iOS 7 is now up and running on more than 200 million devices. …

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Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Futuresource Consulting has predicted that PS4 will enjoy a decent sales advantage over Xbox One over the next five years. It reckons that PS4 will have sold 36m units by 2018 with Xbox One having shifted just 30m units – although it expects both machines to fall short of their …

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Wii U sold just 38,000 units in the US in April – rumour

It looks like April may have been another terrible month for Wii U in the US. A Twitter exchange between an unknown user and analyst Michael Pachter suggests that Wii U sold just 38,000 units throughout the period. Worse still, it was outsold by its predecessor the Wii which shifted …

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Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Problems with Ouya units sent out to early backers will be eased come the official launch in June, the company has insisted. A review of one of the first available Ouya units on The Verge was full of criticism, highlighting hardware quality issues, the UI, the game installation process, the …

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SimCity sales reach 1.1m copies, breaks Origin records

EA’s controversial city-simulator SimCity has passed the 1m unit sales mark. The publisher has announced that the game, which was released in the UK on March 8th, has to date shifted 1.1m copies. The game also broke Origin records, helping the service to 1.3m concurrent users. Furthermore, 54 per cent …

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Vita sales explode following Japanese price cut

Sony’s decision to slash the Vita’s price to just 19,980 – that’s around 140! – has certainly reaped rewards. The powerful handheld shifted 62,543 units in Japan last week according to Media Create data. That’s a very significant jump over the 11,456 units sold the week before. It wasn’t quite …

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Wii U sells 40k units in the UK in its opening weekend

Nintendo’s Wii U console sold around 40,000 units in its first 48 hours on sale in the UK, MCV understands. Retail sources suggest that effectively amounts to a complete sellout on the UK High Street. Stock is continuing to filter through to retail at a trickle but abundant supplies are …

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Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has sold an estimated $500m worth of units in tis first 24 hours. That beats the $400m made by last year’s Modern Warfare 3 in the same period. What hasn’t been revealed, though, is how many units the game sold. Modern Warfare 3 managed …

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Animal Crossing propels 3DS skywards in Japan; Outsells Vita by 47:1

Sales of the PlayStation Vita have fallen to an all-time low in Japan, but that’s not Sony’s biggest concern this week. The release of new title Animal Crossing: New Leaf – a very popular IP in Japan – saw 3DS hardware sales rocket, with 187,077 units being shifted last week. …

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PS3 smashes through 5m barrier in the UK

EXCLUSIVE:The PlayStation 3 has surpassed 5m consoles sold in the UK, MCV can reveal. The firm reached the milestone as a new-look 500GB PS3 hit the market on September 28th, causing a 138 per cent jump in sales that week. A 12GB SKU is out today (October 12th). And the …

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