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Max Payne 3 ships 3m units, PC launch moved back to June

Take-Two has revealed Rockstar’s Max Payne 3 has shipped 3m units since its release last week. The publisher announced the launch numbers in its fiscal 2012/Q4 2012 financial report released earlier today. Take-Two also revealed a slight delay for the PC version of the third-person shooter sequel, with an international …

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PlayStation Vita sales at 1.8m

1.8m. That’s how many PlayStation Vita units has been sold by Sony worldwide as of March 31st 2012. Vita was launched on Dec 17th in Japan and Feb 22nd in Europe and the US. Sony describes the numbers as a good start”. Indeed, quarterly sales of 1.8m seems relatively competitive …

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UK games retail generated £10.45m last week

The launch of Prototype 2 helped the boxed market rise slightly over the prior week, with overall unit sales up five per cent to 441,401 games sold. It’s Activision’s first No.1 of the year. UK games retail generated 10.45m overall from sales last week – an increase of eight per …

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PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

As part of its investor presentation last night, Nintendo revealed that Sony’s PS3 has taken control of the European hardware market since the turn of the year. Its data suggests that Sony has enjoyed weekly continental sales of between 100,00 and 50,000 units. 3DS is next in line with sales …

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Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Such has been the fantastic and ongoing success of Xbox 360 in the last few years that the industry can’t help but be worried when the market leader posts such disappointing numbers. Microsoft has reported that total Xbox 360 hardware sales hit 1.4m units shipped for the quarter ending March …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 13.6%

The UK games retail market generated 12.1m for the week ending January 21st – a 13.6 per cent decrease over the 14m made the week prior. Unit sales also slipped 13.9 per cent from 662,463 to 570,388. FIFA 12 continued its fine run of form with its fifth consecutive UK …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

The UK games retail market had a tough start to the New Year. Overall revenue generated for week one stood at 20.9m – a dip of 34.9 per cent year-on-year or 57 per cent over the week prior. Just shy of 1m boxed copies were sold last week, representing a …

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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: 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 makes £60.9m

The UK games market fell by 50 per cent week-on-week. But that’s not bad news – it still generated 60.9m compared to last week’s record high of 120.8m. Almost 2m games were sold at retail, down 40.8 per cent compared to last week’s phenomenal 3,289,421 units. It was still a …

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