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UK CHARTS: MW3 is No.1; Biggest UK week ever; Falls short of Black Ops

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has assumed its pre-determined position at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40. It helped the UK games sector to its biggest weekly return ever, making 120.8m, beating previous record holder Week 45 in 2010. MW3 revenue for the …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market dips 19%

The boxed games market value fell to 31.7m this week down from last week’s 39.1m – a change of 18.9 per cent. Unit sales dipped 14.7 per cent to 1,109,321. Sales were down partly because there were fewer blockbuster games released between October 29th and November 5th compared to prior …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £26.3m

It’s the post-FIFA blues this week, with unit sales falling 43 per cent to 887,494 and the market value plunging further, down 51 per cent to 26.3m week-on-week. It’s an expected drop, but was perhaps a little steeper than retail would have hoped – it’s a bigger drop than the …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market soars to £53.8m

The market value leaped 94 per cent week-on-week to 53.8m following FIFA 12’s release – the biggest week for games retail so far this year. Units are up 73 per cent to over 1.5m. FIFA 12 beat FIFA 11’s launch week with 18 per cent more games sold. And retail …

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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 £9.03m

As if last year’s ten-year low wasn’t bad enough, this week the market value fell even further. After a six per cent week-on-week decline, the figure now stands at a worrying 9.03m as of the week ending August 20th. Similarly, unit sales were down – also by six per cent …

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PS3 passes 22m European sales

Total lifetime sales of Sony’s PS3 have now passed the 22m unit mark in European territories. PS2 across our territory went well over 50m units. We’re at 22m on PS3. So there’s lots of life in that still to come,” new SCEE boss Jim Ryan told MCV. SCE UK wasted …

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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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3DS reaches 1m sales in Japan

Nintendo’s 3DS has now passed the 1m unit sales barrier in Japan. However, as reported by Andriasang, it took the machine 13 weeks to reach the milestone. Its predecessor the DS managed the same in just four weeks. Other iterations of the DS have also been quicker out of the …

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3DS breaks US Nintendo records

Nintendo has stated that its new 3DS handheld has broken all previous US hardware sales numbers for the company. However, it has stopped short of actual revealing any data, saying it won’t do so until April 14th when it will have had chance to check its data with NPD. "US …

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