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News: PlayStation Plus Contributing to Increased PSN Sales

PlayStation Plus Contributing to Increased PSN Sales

Stellar strategy

Not every PlayStation platform is selling brilliantly at the moment, but PSN sales are through the roof. SCEA executive John Koller believes that some of that success can be attributed to the presence of the PlayStation Plus subscription program. “Since E3, we’ve seen a significant rise in PlayStation Plus adoption and we’ll...

News: Unsurprisingly, Assassin's Creed III Is the Most Pre-Ordered Title in Ubisoft's History

Unsurprisingly, Assassin's Creed III Is the Most Pre-Ordered Title in Ubisoft's History

Trend setter

Here’s a shocker: Assassin’s Creed III is the most pre-ordered title in Ubisoft’s history. The enormous PlayStation 3 adventure has already more than doubled the pre-order tally achieved by last year's Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – Ubisoft’s previous record holder. "Pre-orders for Assassin’s Creed III at GameStop are...

News: PlayStation Vita Sales Struggling in Europe, PS3 Well on Top

PlayStation Vita Sales Struggling in Europe, PS3 Well on Top

Good news and bad news

Nintendo tends to be the best source for PlayStation sales information in Europe – and its latest financial report has delivered once again. But while there is good news for Sony’s flagship platform in the region, it’s off-set by some disappointing numbers for the PlayStation Vita. According to figures released as part...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Blocks Skylanders' Charge

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Blocks Skylanders' Charge

Holding on

FIFA 13 managed to keep its competitors out of the net for a fourth time this week, once again finishing first in the UK sales charts. Competition was fierce from Activision’s Skylanders: Giants, but the multiplatform phenomenon wasn’t strong enough to topple EA Sports’ soccer sim from the top of the list. We think that accolade’s...

News: Analysts: PlayStation 3 Price-Cut Unlikely to Occur This Year

Analysts: PlayStation 3 Price-Cut Unlikely to Occur This Year

Stating the obvious

Many of us expected a price-cut when Sony announced the PlayStation 3 Super Slim at the Tokyo Game Show earlier this year – but that didn’t happen. In fact, the platform holder actually raised the price of its premium console in a number of regions. Analysts believe that’s where the system

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Holds, Dishonored Sneaks into Second

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Holds, Dishonored Sneaks into Second

Parking the bus

It’s going to take one hell of a release to displace FIFA 13 from the top of the UK sales charts. Fresh from defending the summit from Resident Evil 6 last week, the soccer simulation has now successfully fought off Bethesda’s critically acclaimed fantasy adventure Dishonored too. Despite being the most successful new IP of the...

News: September NPD: Hardware Sales Jump, Borderlands 2 Explodes

September NPD: Hardware Sales Jump, Borderlands 2 Explodes

Christmas is coming

Average weekly sales of both the PlayStation 3 and Vita increased in North America throughout September, suggesting renewed momentum heading into the holiday season. As has become a recurring theme, the Xbox 360 was the best selling console for the month with 270,000 units sold. Unfortunately, Sony doesn't share specific hardware...

News: PlayStation 3 Surpasses 5 Million Sales in the UK

PlayStation 3 Surpasses 5 Million Sales in the UK

Best seller

The PlayStation 3 has sold more than 5 million units in the UK, platform holder Sony has announced. The news comes on the eve of the release of the new 12GB Super Slim system across Europe. The 500GB redesign launched on 28th September, prompting a 138 per cent boost in PS3 hardware sales throughout the UK. “This is another historic...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 3 Sales Surge

Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 3 Sales Surge

Like a disease

A cavalcade of anticipated software – combined with the release of the new Super Slim hardware model – pushed the PlayStation 3's sales over 42k units in Japan this week. The bump still wasn’t enough to topple the unstoppable Nintendo 3DS, but it came within striking distance. Resident Evil 6 was the platform’s biggest new...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Defends Top Spot from RE6

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Defends Top Spot from RE6

Undead

Resident Evil 6 failed to topple FIFA 13 from the top of the UK sales charts this week. The soccer simulation maintained its position at the summit of the list, despite strong competition from the hotly anticipated survival horror shooter. Indeed, Capcom’s controversial adventure registered the fourth biggest UK launch of the year – but...

News: Resident Evil 6 Spreads to 4.5 Million Store Shelves

Resident Evil 6 Spreads to 4.5 Million Store Shelves

Highly infectious

It seems as though the negative reviews have done nothing to deter Resident Evil 6 from infecting numerous PlayStation 3s across the globe, as Capcom has announced that it has shipped 4.5 million copies of the divisive sequel worldwide. It also took a moment to boast that the Resident Evil franchise has sold 50 million units in...

News: FIFA 13 Tops European PSN Sales Charts

FIFA 13 Tops European PSN Sales Charts

Tokyo Jungle starts strong

FIFA 13 was the best selling digital release in Europe last month – despite only being available for a handful of days. The soccer simulation was joined by Borderlands 2 and One Piece: Pirate Warriors, while Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD topped the PSN-only chart. Thankfully, the wacky To

News: FIFA 13 Dribbles to 4.5 Million Sales in First Five Days

FIFA 13 Dribbles to 4.5 Million Sales in First Five Days

Back of the net

FIFA 13 has proved its dominance in the football genre by selling “over 4.5 million units across all platforms” in just five days. Unsurprisingly, more than one million of those sales took place in the UK within the simulation’s first 48 hours available. Anecdotal aside: there wasn’t a copy of the game to be found in our...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Shoots to the Top of the League

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 13 Shoots to the Top of the League

Premiership material

Here’s a shocker for you: FIFA 13 has sprinted straight to the top of the UK sales charts. The annual entry sold a whopping one million units during its first weekend on sale, forcing last week’s front runner Borderlands 2 into second position. F1 2012 held onto third, while Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 fell into fifth.

News: PlayStation Network Sales Explode, Plus Subscribers Double

PlayStation Network Sales Explode, Plus Subscribers Double

Catching fire

When the PlayStation Network was hit by a disastrous hack attack back in early 2011, many assumed that it would spell the end for the digital platform. In actual fact, the exact opposite has occurred, with the storefront achieving its “highest transactional” quarter yet over the past three months. In short, consumers spent more...

News: UK Sales Charts: Borderlands 2 Shoots Its Way to the Top

UK Sales Charts: Borderlands 2 Shoots Its Way to the Top

Are you surprised?

Sleeping Dogs has finally been removed from its resting place atop the UK sales charts. New release Borderlands 2 shot straight to the summit, leaving fellow newcomer F1 2012 in its dust. The positively received Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 debuted in third, while Square Enix’s open world epic was forced to settle for fourth.

News: UK Sales Charts: Sleeping Dogs Still Resting Atop Summit

UK Sales Charts: Sleeping Dogs Still Resting Atop Summit

Wake up

Not even Heihachi Mishima and family could displace the lethargic Sleeping Dogs in this week’s UK sales charts. The Square Enix published open world crime drama enjoyed a fourth stint at the top of the pile, with Tekken Tag Tournament 2 sitting just behind in second. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes grapple-hooked its way back into third...

News: Counter-Strike Was August's Top Selling PSN Game

Counter-Strike Was August's Top Selling PSN Game

Go, go, go

Valve’s downloadable multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has stormed straight to the top of the PlayStation Network sales charts in North America. The title – which launched at the end of August – fought off strong competition from fellow PSN Play promoted titles Sound Shapes and Papo & Yo. Telltale’s stellar...