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News: Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 4 Stays on Top for Second Week Running

Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 4 Stays on Top for Second Week Running

Dragon Quest Heroes still dominating software

It's still a tiny bit too early to say, but it's looking like the PlayStation 4 has managed to get something of a foothold in its native Japan. The sleek home console has got a heck of a lineup over the next few weeks, but it's already kicked things off with Dragon Quest Heroes. Dragon Quest Heroes...

News: UK Sales Charts: Dying Light Delay Doesn't Stop It From Outselling The Order: 1886 and Evolve

UK Sales Charts: Dying Light Delay Doesn't Stop It From Outselling The Order: 1886 and Evolve

Definitely not dead

In some pretty impressive news, sandbox zombie adventure Dying Light has managed to outsell both The Order: 1886 and Evolve at retail in the UK, despite the physical version of the game being delayed. The digital edition of Techland's undead romp released a month ago, but clearly that hasn't deterred the hordes of shufflers...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: As Expected, Dragon Quest Heroes Dominates While PS4 Tops Hardware

Japanese Sales Charts: As Expected, Dragon Quest Heroes Dominates While PS4 Tops Hardware

Slime money money

Dragon Quest Heroes is off to a fine start in Japan, as sales figures for its first week on the market have been revealed. Square Enix's action role-playing game sold a rather staggering 594,749 copies across both the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 3. Although it's worth noting that the colourful release sold best on Sony's...

News: Crikey! PS4 Has Now Sold 20.2 Million Units Worldwide

Crikey! PS4 Has Now Sold 20.2 Million Units Worldwide

That's through to consumers, too

Another month, another stunning PlayStation 4 milestone. Sony has announced that its current flagship format has now sold 20.2 million units globally, which is accurate as of 1st March. The platform holder last provided an update in early January, when it announced that it had sold 18.5 million units as of 4th...

News: PlayStation's Winning the Digital Games Revenue War

PlayStation's Winning the Digital Games Revenue War

And by quite some margin, it seems

When looking at console sales, people often overlook the network impact. Indeed, we're so focused on hardware numbers that we tend to forget that every PlayStation 4 sold means a potential PlayStation Plus subscription and various PlayStation Network purchases as well. It would appear that Sony's quietly lapping...

News: Celebrate PlayStation Vita's Birthday with Free Gifts in North America

Celebrate PlayStation Vita's Birthday with Free Gifts in North America

Tons of deals, too

Technically, the PlayStation Vita reached toddler status over the weekend – but seeing as the folks at Sony have only just returned to the office, we'll forgive them this belated birthday gift. In order to celebrate the handheld's third anniversary in North America, the platform holder has prepared a bevy of free gifts and...

News: Analyst: PS4 Will Have Sold 80 Million Units by 2019

Analyst: PS4 Will Have Sold 80 Million Units by 2019

System will outsell Xbox One by 40 per cent

We don't like looking as far forward as next week, so the analysts at Strategy Analytics must have had to brace themselves when thinking ahead all the way to 2019. Fortunately for us, the firm reckons that the future looks bright for Sony, as it believes that the PlayStation 4 will reproduce the success of...

News: You Can Save on a Massive Selection of PS4, PS3, and Vita Games in Europe's New PSN Sale

You Can Save on a Massive Selection of PS4, PS3, and Vita Games in Europe's New PSN Sale

Happy Birthday Vita

North America got its own selection of discounts just yesterday, but Sony hasn't forgotten about us Europeans, either. Starting today, a massive amount of titles have had their prices slashed, including Destiny, Samurai Warriors 4, both Danganronpa games, and even The Evil Within. You're especially lucky if you're a big

News: Save on 2014's Biggest Games in the Latest NA PSN Sale

Save on 2014's Biggest Games in the Latest NA PSN Sale

Critical hit to the wallet

It seems like we can't go a single week without there being some sort of PlayStation Store sale going on. And while we're not necessarily complaining, we still fear for all those poor, empty wallets out there. The latest wave of discounts centre on some of the biggest games of last year. Dubbed the 'Critics' Choice...

News: Pachter: PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 Could Sell Up to 12 Million Copies

Pachter: PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 Could Sell Up to 12 Million Copies

That's if Sony bundles it aggressively

The jury may still be out on PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886, but seasoned industry analyst Michael Pachter foresees a very lucrative future for the release. Chatting with Gaming Bolt, the Wedbush Securities employee suggested that it could sell five million copies by the end of the year – and may yet...

News: UK Sales Charts: Evolve Seeks Out the Summit

UK Sales Charts: Evolve Seeks Out the Summit

Level up

Finally, the UK sales charts have changed. After weeks and weeks of a samey looking top ten, Evolve and Nintendo's New 3DS have arrived to mix things up. As you'd probably expect, Turtle Rock's four-versus-one affair clawed its way to the top spot, with 48 per cent of copies sold on the PlayStation 4. This was actually one per cent less...

News: PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Prices Plunge in NA Valentine's Day Flash Sale

PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Prices Plunge in NA Valentine's Day Flash Sale

Be still our beating heart

Charli XCX was right: the power of love is more than a song, and it's about to take hold of you, too. Sony has deployed a pretty darn impressive Flash Sale on the North American PlayStation Store this weekend, which is packing some seriously big names. Available now until 09:00AM PST on Monday, 16th February, you'll be...

News: January 2015 NPD: PS4 Soars Back to US Hardware Sales Summit

January 2015 NPD: PS4 Soars Back to US Hardware Sales Summit

Return of the king

Well, that didn't last long, huh? After slipping behind the Xbox One in November and December, Sony has successfully pipped Microsoft's next-gen platform at the post in the January NPD sales report, securing the top hardware spot yet again. For those of you with short memories, the PlayStation 4 dominated the competition in the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Ball Xenoverse PS4, PS3 Eases Past 9,000 Units

Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Ball Xenoverse PS4, PS3 Eases Past 9,000 Units

Just Saiyan

These next few weeks are going to be massively important for the PlayStation 4 in Japan. For the first time since launch, Sony has actually amassed a decent software lineup for Eastern gamers, and it'll be hoping to see its hardware sales increase as a result. And improve they already have, but only marginally; according to Media...

News: Pachter: Sony Won't Mind if PS4 Loses the Console War

Pachter: Sony Won't Mind if PS4 Loses the Console War

But it still wants to be on top

You can always count on seasoned Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter to stoke the flames of the fictional format war. Speaking as part of a wide-ranging interview with Game Informer, the outspoken executive has suggested that Sony doesn't really care about outselling the Xbox One with the PlayStation 4 – but...

News: Far Cry 4 Drives PlayStation 4 Sales Forward in Japan

Far Cry 4 Drives PlayStation 4 Sales Forward in Japan

Min-t

It's been a bit of a slow start to the year for the PlayStation 4 in Japan, but Sony's got an impressive slate of software lined up, and it's kickstarted things this week with the overseas release of Far Cry 4. According to Media Create numbers, Ajay Ghale's adventure sold 36,239 units on the next-gen console last week, almost double what it...