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News: The Witcher 3 Sold a Whopping 6 Million Copies in Its First 6 Weeks on the Market

The Witcher 3 Sold a Whopping 6 Million Copies in Its First 6 Weeks on the Market

Raking in the coin

According to CD Projekt Red's latest financial report, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sold through more than 6 million units in its first six weeks on the market. Perhaps an expected result for a title that's received such high praise and a solid marketing campaign, but it's a great statistic for a bloody good game regardless. The...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Kept You Waiting, Huh?

Japanese Sales Charts: Kept You Waiting, Huh?

Fortunately, there's not much to see here

Once again, there's nothing doing in the Japanese sales charts – well, unless you're fascinated by the evergreen nature of Nintendo's biggest franchises. Actually, the PlayStation 4 is proving a bit of an oddity in the East at the moment; it's not selling well by any stretch of the imagination, but it's...

News: PGA Tour PS4's Price Putt Down in EU PlayStation Store Sale

PGA Tour PS4's Price Putt Down in EU PlayStation Store Sale

Cost of LEGO games also crumbled

With no release date or information attached to Sony's own Hot Shots Golf sequel, we're gagging for a good gold game on the PlayStation 4. Unfortunately, the recently released Rory McIlroy PGA Tour hit a bit of a bogey – but we'd happily take it for a swing at the right price. Fortunately, then, EA Sports has...

News: PS4 Exclusive Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Was Technically Top of the UK Charts Last Week

PS4 Exclusive Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Was Technically Top of the UK Charts Last Week

Digital be damned

As reported, LEGO Jurassic World was top of the UK sales charts last week - but as we all know, the rankings don't take digital releases into account. The concept seems a bit mad when you consider how much money firms like Sony are raking in from their digital marketplaces, and it seems crazier still when you realise how many...

News: UK Sales Charts: There's Nothing to See Here

UK Sales Charts: There's Nothing to See Here

Zzz

Ah, the British summer – a time where the locals turn out in too few clothes despite there being clouds in the sky and the sales charts hibernate for a few weeks. There's absolutely nothing worth mentioning in this latest top ten, but we'll do our best. LEGO Jurassic World is back at the top, while Grand Theft Auto V's in second. The Elder...

News: July 2015 NPD: PS4 Tops Hardware and Software Sales Again

July 2015 NPD: PS4 Tops Hardware and Software Sales Again

Sony humbled by success

Sony can do no wrong in the United States it seems, as the PlayStation 4 was once again the best selling system in the all-important nation during July. Despite a lack of new releases, the continued popularity of the Japanese giant's exclusive Batman: Arkham Knight bundle pushed the organisation's box out in front – a...

News: Japan's Holding Back the PlayStation 4

Japan's Holding Back the PlayStation 4

"We're jealous of Europe and US for the high rate of PS4 sales"

While the PlayStation 4 is breaking sales records all over the globe, Japan is proving a particularly tough nut to crack. With the nation becoming increasingly enamoured with smartphones, Sony's really finding it difficult to get consumers to pay attention to its new console. And one...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: The PS4 Is Stuck in a Real Rut

Japanese Sales Charts: The PS4 Is Stuck in a Real Rut

Sales are down once again

We'd recommend getting used to how these charts look, because the PlayStation 4's going nowhere in Japan as long as there's a distinct lack of exclusive software hitting Sony's latest home console. The new-gen machine tallied up sales of just 14,619 units last week. You can compare the prior week's sales charts through...

News: Grand Theft Auto V Has Made More Bank Than You Can Imagine

Grand Theft Auto V Has Made More Bank Than You Can Imagine

Sequel surpasses 54 million sales

Franklin, Michael, and Trevor should jack in their thug lives and learn to become game developers instead – after all, Grand Theft Auto V proves that there's more money in this industry anyway. As revealed by Rockstar's parent company Take-Two during a financial call overnight, the fifth instalment in its...

News: UK Sales Charts: A Rare Change at the Summit

UK Sales Charts: A Rare Change at the Summit

Blast from the past

Xbox One exclusive Rare Replay shot straight to the top of the UK sales charts in a desperately slow summer week, securing the legendary British developer's first number one since Banjo-Kazooie all the way back in 1998. Elsewhere, last week's frontrunner LEGO Jurassic World moved down into second, while Batman: Arkham Knight,...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Nothing to See Here, Go Back to Gamescom News

Japanese Sales Charts: Nothing to See Here, Go Back to Gamescom News

Off you go

Imagine writing a story about the Japanese hardware and software charts on a day when every game under the sun is getting Gamescom 2015 coverage. An atrocious process for all those involved, we're sure that you'll agree, but we do this every week, so we suppose that we're bound by duty. So, what's happening in Japan? The answer: bugger...

News: UK Sales Charts: PS4 Hardware Promotions Spur Software Sales

UK Sales Charts: PS4 Hardware Promotions Spur Software Sales

Like hot cakes

Sony's proving a particularly fierce competitor in the UK, as it refuses to let Microsoft get a foothold. You may have seen our story last week on the PlayStation 4's success in Britain, but the Japanese giant's not resting on its laurels. It launched a series of new bundles over the weekend, which spurred PlayStation software up the...

News: PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Passes Two Million Sales Milestone

PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Passes Two Million Sales Milestone

How fast do you wanna go?

A hearty congratulations to DriveClub, which has officially sold two million units to date. Despite being subject to some pretty dark times over the past couple of years, the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer has proven pretty darn successful, achieving the abovementioned milestone prior to the release of its long-awaited...

News: Sony Boasts About Brilliant British PS4 Sales

Sony Boasts About Brilliant British PS4 Sales

System's been on top for six months straight now

While we know that the PlayStation 4's crushing its console competition globally, the UK – along with the US – is typically touted as a region where things are a little closer. On the back of today's financial report, however, the platform holder has boasted that it's been on top for six months...

News: Sweat It Over Some PS4, PS3, Vita NA Summer Deals

Sweat It Over Some PS4, PS3, Vita NA Summer Deals

Hot in here

Going outside during the summer is a terrible idea – just think of all the insects, topless torsos, and sun burn. You're far safer staying indoors with a DualShock married to your greasy palms, and Sony understands that. The platform holder has launched a slew of sweltering summer savings in North America today, with PlayStation Plus...

News: UK Sales Charts: Rory McIlroy on Target as Top Ten Stagnates

UK Sales Charts: Rory McIlroy on Target as Top Ten Stagnates

Same old story

We have officially hit that part of the summer where there's literally nothing to say about the UK sales charts. EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour is the newest title, so naturally that's sitting on top – but the remainder of the Top Ten paints a frighteningly familiar picture. LEGO Jurassic World, Batman: Arkham Knight, F1 2015,...