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News: Sony: PS4 Pre-Orders Are Much Higher Than Any Prior Platform

Sony: PS4 Pre-Orders Are Much Higher Than Any Prior Platform

Cross your fingers

Sony may have lowered its annual profits forecast, but its confidence in its latest console remains sky high. The company reiterated in its second quarter report earlier today that it expects to shift 15 million PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 systems by the end of the fiscal year in March 2014, a statement which reinforces...

News: Sony Slips Out of Profitability, Adjusts Annual Profits Forecast

Sony Slips Out of Profitability, Adjusts Annual Profits Forecast

Holding out for a Hirai

Sony’s brief period of profitability came to a cruel conclusion with its second quarter financial report earlier today, as it posted a net loss of ¥19.3 billion ($197 million) for the period spanning July to September. The company had previously recorded profits of ¥3.5 billion ($35 million) in the first quarter of 2013,...

News: Sony Reckons That $399 Is the 'Magic Price' for PS4

Sony Reckons That $399 Is the 'Magic Price' for PS4

It's hard to disagree, isn't it?

PlayStation 4 pre-orders are staggeringly high. Back at GamesCom in August, manufacturer Sony announced that it had already accrued one million deposits for its next generation console – and Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter now believes that the number has surpassed 1.5 million. But what’s been the...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Boots Grand Theft Auto V from the Top of the League

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Boots Grand Theft Auto V from the Top of the League

Already ousted

Grand Theft Auto V may be the fastest-selling entertainment product of all time, but it’s already been toppled in the UK sales charts. Unsurprisingly, FIFA 14 latched onto a through ball straight to the summit, and brushed aside Rockstar Games’ critically acclaimed opus with relative ease. Despite this, though, the EA Sports...

News: Grand Theft Auto V Has Already Extracted $1 Billion from Consumers' Wallets

Grand Theft Auto V Has Already Extracted $1 Billion from Consumers' Wallets

Counting the cash

We’ve heard a rumour that the team at Rockstar North has refilled the paper towel dispensers in all of its Edinburgh-based office’s toilets with £50 notes, and now we know why: Grand Theft Auto V has raked in a whopping $1 billion (£625 million) in retail sales after just three days on the market. That’s absolutely,...

TGS 2013: Sony Aims to Shift 5 Million PS4 Consoles by March 2014

Sony Aims to Shift 5 Million PS4 Consoles by March 2014

Count the cash

Sony's big Tokyo Game Show 2013 keynote may have been blander than a microwave meal, but it did offer one worthwhile snippet regarding the firm's sales targets for its next generation machine. Taking to the stage - and chatting in fluent Japanese - group president Andrew House confirmed that the platform holder intends to shift five...