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Uncharted 4 sells 2.7 million in first week

Uncharted 4 sells 2.7 million in first week Uncharted 4 is in uncharted territory.Sony today confirmed on the PS Blog that Naughty Dog's latest action game is the fastest-selling PS4 first-party title to date in North America.

GAME shares drop 20% in a week

GAME shares drop 20% in a week It's been a difficult year for GAME Digital right from the start, and it doesn't seem to be getting much better.As reported by The Guardian last week, the company's credit insurers have reduced or eliminated a significant amount of their coverage last month after a second straight disappointing holiday season, and the stock has taken a beating since.

Uncharted 4 is still Japanese #1

Uncharted 4 is still Japanese #1 Nathan Drake is still on the top of the Japanese chart this week, while the top new entry was Homefront: The Revolution at three.Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 still had two formats in the top ten, witch combined sales of 12,820.

Sony predicts 20m PS4 sales in FY2016

Sony predicts 20m PS4 sales in FY2016 In the documents, released today, Sony predicts that it will sell 20 million PS4 units between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017.Should the forecasts be accurate, G&NS would have the highest revenues and second highest profits of any division at the corporation.

Overwatch and the death of the midnight launch

Speaking to investors following the publication of GameStop's Q1 results, Bartel confirmed that the "very strong" launch of Overwatch had "exceeded our expectations.The retail version of Overwatch was scheduled to launch worldwide on May 24, and GameStop was one of several retailers collaborating with Activision Blizzard on a midnight launch.

Nintendo 3DS passes 60 million sold

The company confirmed for IGN yesterday that the 3DS family of systems have combined to sell more than 60 million units.The confirmation came after the NPD Group's monthly US retail sales figures release, which showed a spike in 3DS family sales after Nintendo lowered the price of the entry-level 2DS from $100 to $80.

NPD: May sales up 4% year-on-year

NPD released its data for May which showed Uncharted 4 topping the software sales charts and a small rise in sales for new physical software, hardware, and accessories.3MM, due to 18 percent growth of new physical software, which offset the 10 percent decline of hardware, and the 2 percent decline in accessories," said The NPD Group's Liam Callahan.

Digital games to account for a third of console revenues in 2020 - PwC

According to PwC's annual Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2016-2020, which examines numerous entertainment sectors including video games, the total games market in the US is forecast to grow by a 3.the fact that digital games are still priced at a similar level to physical games and the persistence of disks as a games distribution mechanism makes more sense," PwC said.

Jeff Minter: iOS games ended up costing us money

Indie developer, Llamasoft founder and Space Giraffe creator Jeff Minter has shared his thoughts on the state of the iOS gaming market, revealing that developing iOS titles was not a profitable venture.The company has also made TxK for the PlayStation Vita and Minotaur Rescue VR for Oculus Rift.

Tinybuild: G2A "facilitates a black market economy"

However, Tinybuild has no intention of complying with G2A's suggestion.Rather than casting doubt on the integrity of Tinybuild's resellers, G2A appears to acknowledge fraudulent activity as a possible source for the sales.

PlayStation Plus now has 20.8m paying subscribers

PlayStation Plus now has 20.8m paying subscribers Sony's investor day materials have revealed that its subscription service, PlayStation Plus, now has 20.8 million subscribers.

Evolve switches to free-to-play model

Evolve switches to free-to-play model Four versus one shooter Evolve disappeared from Steam yesterday, today we found it why.The game has switched to a free-to-play model, with a beta starting today.

Prison Architect sells 2m copies

Prison Architect sells 2m copies Introversion's Prison Architect has now sold over two million copies and generated $25 million, according to the developers."This amazing milestone comes hot on the heels of our PS4 and Xbox One launches last week and we can't wait to find out how many console gamers are going to be bitten by the PA bug.

Metal Gear series has sold 49m copies

Metal Gear series has sold 49m copies Konami reported its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2016.They included the fact that the Metal Gear franchise has sold more than 49.

Apple reports quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion

Apple reports quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion Yesterday Apple shared its latest earnings report, today its let us know that the company recently sold its billionth iPhone.Thank you to everyone at Apple for helping change the world every day.

Microsoft plans to sabotage Steam - Sweeney

Microsoft plans to sabotage Steam - Sweeney Update: Microsoft has issued an amicable response to Tim Sweeney's criticisms, maintaining that UWP is an open platform while acknowledging that there is some room for improvement.It's early, and we recognise there is still work to be done, but we want to make Windows the best development platform regardless of technologies used.

Oculus Rift hitting retailers in Europe, Canada

Oculus Rift hitting retailers in Europe, Canada The Rift is selling for �549/€699 in Europe and $849 in Canada, and comes packed with a copy of the 3D platformer Lucky's Tale, plus an assortment of 360-degree videos and VR movies.While it will help the headset to have a retail presence, customers in Europe and Canada have been able to order the Rift directly from Oculus through the company's website since January.

Slow July sees US game sales dip 14% - NPD

Slow July sees US game sales dip 14% - NPD The NPD Group has issued its newest monthly report that combines physical retail point-of-sale data with digital game sales tracking, revealing that July was a down month overall for the US games business.1 million for the July reporting period, down from last July's $559.

Technology changing the face of retail, exec says

Technology changing the face of retail, exec says Jennie Langley, independent chair of the Electricity Retailers Association ERANZ, says that technology is changing the face of the electricity market, and the customer must be put at the centre in order to truly benefit.“The retail sector strongly believes that the opportunities for the use of emerging technologies should develop in a competitive environment,” she says.