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Bulletstorm targeting 1m sales

The co-developer of EA’s console and PC shooter Bulletstorm has said it is hopeful that the game will beat the 1m unit sales mark. "We got a reorder on day one from one of the big US retailers that focuses on games," Epic Games president Mike Capps told IndustryGamers. "That …

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Kinect sales hit 8m in 60 days

At its CES 2011 keynote last night, platform holder Microsoft revealed that in its first 60 days on the market Xbox 360 motion camera Kinect has sold a very impressive 8m units worldwide. The device sold 1m units in its first ten days on sale and then went on to …

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Move sales on par with Kinect

Following the confirmation that Sony’s 4.1m ‘sales’ figure for Move released yesterday actually represents the number of units shipped to retail, analyst Michael Pachter has pegged actual sales numbers at 2.5m units. That, of course, is exactly the same as the Kinect sales number released by Microsoft earlier in the …

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Nintendo reveals US install bases

Speaking to investors at a BMO Capitals Market presentation in New York, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed NPD’s total sales numbers for the current home consoles in the US. As reported by GameSpot, the colourful exec says DS is the clear market leader with 43.1m units sold. …

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PS3 to catch 360 by 2012

EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich has predicted that the global install base of the PS3 will overtake Xbox 360 by the end of 2012. Using a similar method to that used by MCV at the end of October when we made the exact same prediction, Divnich points out that since May …

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Move’s 250k headstart over Kinect

Kinect may be stealing all the headlines, but Sony has come out fighting with a 13m ad blitz to drive the PlayStation business in Q4. What’s more, the platform holder says it will have sold 250,000 Moves in the UK by the time Kinect hits the market – with half …

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FIFA 11 week one sales hit 821k units

EA’s FIFA 11 sold a staggering 821,000 units in its opening weekend in the UK, MCV can reveal. In total the game made 28.93m, which in itself is more than the total value of the UK video games market in any single week so far in 2010 – including weeks …

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Xbox 360 sales down year-on-year

Microsoft has revealed that it sold 10.3m Xbox 360 consoles in the year ending June 30th – down from the 11.2m it sold in the same period the year before. Console unit sales were up in the quarter ending June, however. 1.5m were sold in the period compared to 1.2 …

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AUS: Xbox 360 hits milestone

The Xbox 360 has now sold over 1m units in Australia and New Zealand, Microsoft has confirmed. Reaching the one million console milestone is a great achievement and one that puts us in a great position for the coming year,” acting marketing director of entertainment and devices for Microsoft New …

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Bad Company 2 sells 2.3m

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has already sold 2.3m units having been on the market for just two weeks. EA also claims that the game has become the best-selling March release on record in both North America and Europe. The game shot straight to the top of the ELSPA GfK ChartTrack …

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