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News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Returns to Top Spot Despite Distinct Lack of New Games

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Returns to Top Spot Despite Distinct Lack of New Games

Here we are again

It's been another incredibly quiet week for PlayStation in Japan as only one new title, Root Letter, released on Sony's latest system - and those sales figures aren't even worth mentioning. As you'd expect, Dragon Quest Heroes II remains the PS4's most popular release for the third week running, while Overwatch also stuck around...

News: May 2016 NPD: Uncharted 4 Helps US Industry Swing Upwards

May 2016 NPD: Uncharted 4 Helps US Industry Swing Upwards

No comment from Sony again

After April 2016's desperately dire NPD report, the US industry has rebounded in May, with total physical spend up four per cent year-over-year – raking in a handsome $528.6 million. While hardware and accessories declined yet again (by 10 per cent and two per cent respectively), it was software that propelled the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: No Competition for Dragon Quest Heroes II at the Top

Japanese Sales Charts: No Competition for Dragon Quest Heroes II at the Top

Overwatch and Uncharted 4 also stick around

Dragon Quest Heroes II has enjoyed its second successive week at the top of the Japanese software charts, selling through another 43,640 copies on PlayStation 4, while the Vita and PlayStation 3 versions settled in second and third place, respectively. Good stuff for Square Enix's long running property,...

News: UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Out for Uncharted 4, DOOM

UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Out for Uncharted 4, DOOM

Evergreen arrivals continue to dominate

We have a sneaking suspicion that the UK sales charts have found three new permanent fixtures: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, DOOM, and Overwatch. While Blizzard's FPS is only in its second week – and has managed to secure top spot yet again – the other two titles have been loitering around for some time...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Overwatch also blasts into top 5

Realistically, there was only ever going to be one game to take the top spot of the latest Japanese software charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II. The super slimy sequel smashed into first place on PlayStation 4, selling through a very respectable 184,820 copies. It was followed by the Vita version in second, and the...

News: UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Bumps Uncharted 4 from Summit

UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Bumps Uncharted 4 from Summit

Almost 50 per cent of physical sales on PS4

Channelling its best Reinhardt impression, Overwatch has swatted Uncharted 4: A Thief's End from the top of the UK sales charts. Naughty Dog's impressive action adventure was frozen in second place by Mei, while the popular FPS used Widowmaker's rifle to get a good view from the summit. Word of mouth...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Holds on to the Top Spot for Second Week Running

Japanese Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Holds on to the Top Spot for Second Week Running

Drake's moderate fortune

Anyone who's played an Uncharted game will know of Nathan Drake's insane ability to grip even the smallest environmental outcrop, but rather than hanging on for dear life, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is actually enjoying its time at the top of the Japanese software charts for the second week in a row. The PlayStation 4...

News: UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Clings on to Top Spot

UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Clings on to Top Spot

Gold

Sony's enjoying a real strong spell at the top of the UK sales charts, as Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is the latest title from the publisher to enjoy successive weeks at the summit. Sales for Nate Drake's latest did drop sharply after its record breaking launch, meaning that DOOM was clipping at its heels – but Naughty Dog's outstanding...

News: April 2016 NPD: Dark Souls III, Ratchet & Clank, MLB 16 The Show Up Top for PS4

April 2016 NPD: Dark Souls III, Ratchet & Clank, MLB 16 The Show Up Top for PS4

Update: PS4 was best selling console

Sony slumped to a shock defeat in April 2015's unexpected NPD sales report, but this year all three major console manufacturers have declined to comment on hardware numbers. Whatever the reason for that, the manufacturer can take heart from some pretty outstanding software performers – including Ratchet &...

News: UK Sales Charts: Battleborn Reaches Number One, But...

UK Sales Charts: Battleborn Reaches Number One, But...

Ratchet & Clank still best selling individual game

We're not entirely sure how, but Battleborn has managed to top the UK sales charts. There is a big "but" that simply must follow this sentence, however, as Ratchet & Clank was still the best-selling game of the week in terms of individual units. What does this mean, then? Basically, the only...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Hoist the sales

One Piece: Burning Blood leapt to the top of the Japanese software charts last week, claiming the first and second spots on PlayStation 4 and Vita respectively. The Bandai Namco brawler only sold marginally better on Sony's home console, though, with total sales across both platforms breaking 68,000 copies. It's not a bad start by...