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News: UK PS4 Stock Shortages Allow Xbox One to Pull Ahead Over Previous Four Weeks

UK PS4 Stock Shortages Allow Xbox One to Pull Ahead Over Previous Four Weeks

System wars

While you can find a PlayStation 4 if you look here in the UK, the console is far from being readily available. The system has been sold out at most major online retailers since the start of March, and that’s been reflected in the software sales, which have taken a tumble over the past few weeks. In fact, it seems like the lack of...

News: Sony: PS4 Will Remain Difficult to Find Until the Summer

Sony: PS4 Will Remain Difficult to Find Until the Summer

What a sell out

Sony’s next-gen super machine will remain supply constrained until the summer, group president Andrew House has told the Wall Street Journal. Previously, the platform holder indicated that the PlayStation 4 would become readily available in April, but the aforesaid executive stressed that the organisation is still struggling to...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Soul Sacrifice Delta Breathes Life Back into PS Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: Soul Sacrifice Delta Breathes Life Back into PS Vita

PlayStation 4 starting to slip

It may not be setting the sales charts alight, but the PlayStation Vita is continuing to sell reasonably well in its native Japan. This week’s Media Create update has pegged the portable’s sales at 31,325 units, an increase of approximately 10,000 units over the previously tracked period. The platform was propelled...

News: PS4 Has Now Sold 6 Million Units Worldwide, 370k in Japan Alone

PS4 Has Now Sold 6 Million Units Worldwide, 370k in Japan Alone

Wait, already?

Sony really ought to slow down. We've barely had time to lift our gaping jaws off the floor from the last time that the PlayStation 4 hit a sales milestone, yet here we are again, thanking our lucky stars that we bat for the winning team. That's right, it's time for another salacious statistics dump, so you'd best get yourself nice...

News: UK Sales Charts: Thief Sneaks to the Software Summit

UK Sales Charts: Thief Sneaks to the Software Summit

You've been robbed

Eidos Montreal’s long awaited Thief reboot may have been caught red handed from a critical perspective, but it's still managed to steal a place at the top of the UK sales charts. The title debuted with the second-best week one sales of the year thus far, with the PlayStation 4 iteration outselling its Xbox One counterpart...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Yakuza Ishin performs better on PS3

With popular publication Famitsu already releasing its own PlayStation 4 sales figures for Japan, this week’s Media Create chart isn’t as interesting as it perhaps could be. Nevertheless, the research firm reports that the next-gen system sold 309,154 units during its first two days on the market – a figure...

News: Wow, the PlayStation 4 Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

Wow, the PlayStation 4 Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

Smashing those sales projections

We probably don't need to tell you that the PlayStation 4 is doing an absolutely roaring trade all over the world. The Japanese giant initially expected to sell five million mega machines by the end of March, but this projection will need to be revised, as SCE executive Andrew House has recently confirmed that...

News: Not Every PlayStation Port Sells Better Than Its Wii U Equivalent

Not Every PlayStation Port Sells Better Than Its Wii U Equivalent

Stuck in the Mudd

There may be a much larger install base on the PlayStation 3 and Vita, but Renegade Kid’s awesome 8-bit throwback Mutant Mudds Deluxe has managed to sell more units on the Wii U than on the PlayStation Network and Steam combined. Company co-founder Jools Watsham confirmed the snippet on Twitter, adding that the Nintendo 3DS has...

News: January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

Return of the king

Stock shortages may have caused a setback in Sony’s assault on North America in December, but the PlayStation 4 has climbed right back to the top of the console tree in January. According to the Japanese giant, its freshest format was the best selling next-gen system in North America last month, with the burly black box almost...

News: PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

Add to basket

At a recent press event, Sony revealed that almost half of all purchases on the PlayStation Vita are digital. SCEA executive John Koller released the snippet, stating that 48 per cent of the handheld's games are purchased through the PlayStation Store. Although he didn't reveal the same figures for the PlayStation 4, the suit did say...

News: Whoa, There Are 100 Games Coming to PlayStation 4 in 2014

Whoa, There Are 100 Games Coming to PlayStation 4 in 2014

Time to take out a second mortgage

If you were thinking that, after a particularly taxing 2013, your wallet would be getting a break this year, then think again. At a recent press event in Santa Monica, Sony's vice president of marketing John Koller revealed that 2014 is going to be an action packed 12 months for the PlayStation 4. The big wig...