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News: PS4 Passes One Million Sales Milestone in Germany

PS4 Passes One Million Sales Milestone in Germany

Pole position

It may well have been severely supply constrained at launch, but the PlayStation 4 has already passed the one million sales milestone in Germany, leaving its competitors in the dust. According to SCEE, the number was crossed on 21st October, putting its next-gen platform in “pole position”. Given the region, we reckon that the...

News: UK Sales Charts: Assassin's Creed Unity Sails Past Black Flag's Launch Sales

UK Sales Charts: Assassin's Creed Unity Sails Past Black Flag's Launch Sales

Advanced Warfare still on top

There’s a great game in Assassin’s Creed Unity, but it’s obfuscated by bad bugs and glitches. To be fair, Ubisoft is working hard to fix things, and that’s already resulted in one major PlayStation 4 patch. However, upper-management won’t be too worried about the backlash to the game, as it’s outsold the...

News: Crikey, the PS4 Is the Fastest Selling Console in Australian History

Crikey, the PS4 Is the Fastest Selling Console in Australian History

That's not a console, THIS is a console

That's right, its time for some more mindboggling PlayStation 4 sales numbers. This time they come courtesy of Michael Ephraim, the head of SCE Australia. "We have been truly humbled by the incredible response to the PS4 from Australian gamers," the big-wig said at a recent press event. "It is my pleasure to...

News: Sony Temporarily Slashes the PS4's Price in the UK

Sony Temporarily Slashes the PS4's Price in the UK

Just in time for Call of Duty

While many have been eager to suggest that Sony won’t compete with the Xbox One’s temporary price drop in the United States, we noted in a recent feature that it’s been frequently adjusting the cost of the PlayStation 4 in the UK to keep its nose in front. Indeed, while the system hasn’t ever received any...

News: Sony's Still Bleeding Money, But PS4's in Beast Mode

Sony's Still Bleeding Money, But PS4's in Beast Mode

Marathon sprint

The reason behind Microsoft’s temporary Xbox One price drop is looking clearer by the minute: Sony has now shipped 13.5 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide – and it hasn’t even been out a year yet. The company added 3.3 million units to the system’s total tally in the quarter spanning July to September, boosting game...

News: September NPD: Sony Silences Analysts as PS4 Sales Surge

September NPD: Sony Silences Analysts as PS4 Sales Surge

Nine month winning streak rolls on

Michael Pachter appears to enjoy pushing gamers’ buttons, so we doubt that he’ll care too much about the egg on his face right now; either way, his prediction that the PlayStation 4’s winning streak would end in September was, well, wrong. Sony actually managed a ninth month atop the NPD sales charts, with

News: UK Sales Charts: None Shall Pass FIFA 15, As Shadow of Mordor Enters in Second

UK Sales Charts: None Shall Pass FIFA 15, As Shadow of Mordor Enters in Second

Lord of the league

FIFA 15 fought off its first big competitor for the title this week, remaining at the summit of the UK sales charts – despite the excellent Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor deploying on Friday. The Lord of the Rings spin-off entered in second, netting the biggest ever British launch for a game based on the fantasy franchise. The...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 15 Kicks Destiny Off the Top

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 15 Kicks Destiny Off the Top

Got some balls

That didn’t last long, did it? To be fair, a quick glance at the release calendar would have told you that Destiny wouldn’t be dominating the UK sales charts forever – especially with FIFA 15 looming on the horizon. And, unsurprisingly, it’s the soccer simulation that’s knocked Bungie’s first-person shooter off the top,...

News: UK Sales Charts: Destiny Still Sitting Among the Stars

UK Sales Charts: Destiny Still Sitting Among the Stars

Not so weary Traveller

Some less than stellar reviews haven’t prevented Destiny from maintaining its place atop the UK sales charts, with the intergalactic PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 adventure holding strong – despite numbers dropping by 78 per cent since its record breaking debut. It continued to perform impressively on the PS4 in...

News: Destiny Pushed PS4 Sales Beyond Any Other Week Since Christmas 2013

Destiny Pushed PS4 Sales Beyond Any Other Week Since Christmas 2013

Written in the stars

Sony may have invested heavily in Destiny, but it sounds like the partnership has paid off, as according to third-party chief Adam Boyes, sales of the PlayStation 4 soared over the past seven days. In fact, not only has Bungie’s next big thing become the fastest selling title on the Japanese giant’s record breaking format...