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Switch hits 1m sales in Japan after 17 weeks

After 17 weeks on shop shelves, the Nintendo Switch has finally hit one million sales in Japan,according to the latest figures from Famitsu. That’s not as fast as the Wii or 3DS, which took six and 13 weeks respectively to hit the same milestone, but it’s certainly much quicker than …

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Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu’s Japanese Top Ten

Sony’s PlayStation Vita was the best selling console in Japan last week according to the latest sales data from Famitsu. The machine relegated last week’s chart-topper 3DS LL into second place with PS4 in third, although all hardware suffered week-on-week declines. The Wii U slipped one place to sixth, having …

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PS4 sales up but Vita wins weekly hardware race in Japan

Sales of the PS4 were up 15 per cent but it’s the Vita that has claimed the weekly Japanese hardware sales crown, Famitsu sales data has revealed. PS4 sales climbed from 28,864 to 33,341, thanks in no small part to Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. Interestingly, the stealth …

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Vita sales slip to new low in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation Vita continues to struggle to establish itself in Japan, with weekly sales of the console hitting an all-time low. The latest Media Create figures say Vita sold just 8,931 units last week in the territory – it’s the first time sales have fallen below 10,000. In comparison, the …

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Vita climbs above PSP in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation Vita has overtaken its predecessor the PSp for the first time since its launch week in Japan. Andriasang reports that the handheld sold 18,942 last week – that’s over 3,500 more units than in the week before and almost 3,000 units more than the PSP, which sold 17,181 …

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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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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £17.6m

The weekly games software market value hit 17.6m this week – up 28 per cent over the 13.7m generated last week. Game unit sales leapt 11 per cent to 687,610. It’s the best performance for the boxed games industry in the past month, with Dead Island and Warhammer 40,000: Space …

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UK software sales monitor: Market makes £9.64m

It’s no surprise that the UK games retail market has suffered its worst week in a long time – ten years, in fact. 9.64m was generated from game sales last week, ten per cen down week-on-week.526,351 game units were sold – again, the lowest amount since the summer of 2001. …

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UK software sales monitor: Market makes £11.2m

UK retail finally enjoyed a slight rise as it generated 11.2m from game sales this week. That is a five per cent increase compared to last week’s 10.7m. A total of 586,596 games were sold in UK retailers this week. Last week 563,110 were sold. Zumba Fitness continued to outsell …

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Free Conviction DLC every week

Ubisoft has stated that recent release Splinter Cell: Conviction will receive new DLC on a weekly basis – and best of all, it’s going to be free. CVG reports that the first download will be the MP7A1 Machine Pistol, which will be available on day one come the game’s European …

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