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News: The PS4 Absolutely Killed It in the UK Last Week

The PS4 Absolutely Killed It in the UK Last Week

The best the console has sold since launch

The PlayStation 4 has been selling very strongly ever since it launched back in 2013 - and it isn't showing signs of stopping any time soon. According to Eurogamer, Sony's latest system sold incredibly well in the UK last week, with numbers being the highest that the console has seen since its initial...

Japanese Sales Charts: Pokémon Rules the Sun and Moon

Pokémon Rules the Sun and Moon

And, honestly, the stars right now as well

As expected, Pokémon has attacked the Japanese sales charts with all the force of several suns and moons combined. The game sold over 1.5 million copies in the Land of the Rising Sun, and helped seriously propel Nintendo 3DS sales as a result. This means that the PlayStation 4 slipped down the hardware...

News: Ubisoft Hopes Watch Dogs 2 Has a Long Sales Tail

Ubisoft Hopes Watch Dogs 2 Has a Long Sales Tail

Publisher weighs in on woof launch

Watch Dogs 2 has got off to an atrocious start, selling some 300,000 units less than its predecessor at launch in the UK alone. So bad are the numbers that they've prompted publisher Ubisoft to comment, with the firm wagging its tail in the direction of the release's critical response as evidence that it may yet...

News: PS4 Sales Triple in UK Following Pro Launch

PS4 Sales Triple in UK Following Pro Launch

Pro-ductive

As reported by MCV, the launch of the PS4 Pro last week had a positive impact on sales of Sony's current-gen console. In the UK, PS4 sales tripled, jumping a rather impressive 204 per cent week over week. 65 per cent of those sales came courtesy of the new Pro model. We imagine that it'll be a similar story in most other regions, too...

News: PS4 Slumps to Yet Another NPD Defeat in October

PS4 Slumps to Yet Another NPD Defeat in October

Mind the gap

After years of being on top, the PlayStation 4 has now slumped to its fourth NPD defeat in a row – a trend that would probably be worrying Sony if its install base wasn't growing at an accelerated rate globally. The console lost the monthly US hardware contest for October, meaning that it's been a little while since the Japanese...

News: Mafia III Is Somehow 2K Games' Fastest Selling Release

Mafia III Is Somehow 2K Games' Fastest Selling Release

4.5 million copies shipped in one week

You know those occasions where a bit of news filters out and you almost have to read it twice in order to properly parse it? Yeah, this is one of those times: Mafia III has become 2K Games' fastest selling game of all time, outpacing franchises such as BioShock, NBA 2K, and Borderlands. To be honest, we're as...

News: Sony: PlayStation VR Sales Are Very Much on Track

Sony: PlayStation VR Sales Are Very Much on Track

VRy good

Loving your PlayStation VR headset but worried it may be bombing? Well, firstly, as far as we can tell, the unit has more or less completely sold through its initial allocation, so it's currently a case of Sony keeping stocks supplied. But if you needed any reassurance, it's revealed in its latest financial report that sales of the device...