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News: PS4 Won Black Friday at Best Buy, Claims Research Firm

PS4 Won Black Friday at Best Buy, Claims Research Firm

But results are based on revenue

Look, it's Thanksgiving weekend and there's nothing to write about, so indulge us while we dump a little intel on the PlayStation 4's recent sales performance. Actually, all we have to go on comes courtesy of research firm InfoScout, which determines sales by asking shoppers to photograph their receipts or...

Guide: UK Black Friday 2015 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

UK Black Friday 2015 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Lightning deals for limeys

So, here's the deal: our Black Friday 2015 guide got so big that we, er, exceeded the character limit imposed by our system. This is a blessing in disguise, though, because we've decided to break the UK's various PlayStation doorbusters away from the American ones. Seeing as the sales are so much better across the...

Guide: USA Black Friday 2015 Deals - Every PS4, PS3 and PlayStation Vita Sale

USA Black Friday 2015 Deals - Every PS4, PS3 and PlayStation Vita Sale

All of the best lightning deals and doorbusters

The biggest day in the shopping calendar always brings bonkers gaming bundurus, and we're here yet again for Black Friday 2015 to guide you through all of the best PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita deals in the United States and the UK. If you're in the market for hardware, software, or even...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Star Wars Battlefront Explodes onto the Scene and Boosts PS4

Japanese Sales Charts: Star Wars Battlefront Explodes onto the Scene and Boosts PS4

The force is strong, etc.

The PlayStation 4 is finally holding steady in Japan, with last week's sales hitting a total of 29,052 units. It was helped, of course, by a very successful Star Wars Battlefront launch, which saw the blockbuster release sell through 123,908 copies - more than enough to put it at the top of the software charts...

News: Bloody Nora! PS4 Sales Surpass 30 Million Units

Bloody Nora! PS4 Sales Surpass 30 Million Units

It only prints money

Sony has boasted that the PlayStation 4 is its fastest-selling system ever, flaunting sales of 30.2 million units. That number represents consoles sold through to consumers by the way, and is accurate as of 22nd November. According to the manufacturer, the PS4 has reached the 30 million units milestone two months faster than...

News: UK Sales Charts: Star Wars Battlefront Feels the Force on PS4

UK Sales Charts: Star Wars Battlefront Feels the Force on PS4

Sony SKU outsells other systems combined

Star Wars Battlefront has become the fastest selling Star Wars title of all time in the UK, beating previous record holder The Force Unleashed by 117 per cent. The game sold almost 60 per cent of its copies on the PlayStation 4, meaning that Sony's system beat the Xbox One and PC's combined tally by some...

News: PS4 Smashes Two Million Sales Milestone in Japan

PS4 Smashes Two Million Sales Milestone in Japan

System selling steady overseas

The perception among gamers is that the PlayStation 4 is flopping in Japan, but while it's certainly not firing on all cylinders in the Eastern nation, it's still doing reasonably well. Today's big Media Create update has revealed that the console has now crossed two million sales in Sony's home territory, which is a...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 and Black Ops III Reign Supreme

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 and Black Ops III Reign Supreme

PS4 crosses two million milestone

Call of Duty: Black Ops III enjoyed its second week at the top of the Japanese software charts according to the latest Media Create numbers. Proving that the shooter really does have worldwide appeal, the blast-'em-up sold through 43,629 copies in the last seven days, boosting total sales to a relatively...

News: Prepare to Die with Fresh European PS4 Deals

Prepare to Die with Fresh European PS4 Deals

Soul searcher

If you're not exactly feeling the festive cheer yet, then perhaps you may enjoy indulging your masochistic side with Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, which has been discounted this week on the European PlayStation Store. The punishing but popular game will be available for £19.99 until 25th November, which is cheaper than on...

News: UK Sales Charts: Fallout 4 Goes Nuclear on PS4

UK Sales Charts: Fallout 4 Goes Nuclear on PS4

Bombs dropped

As expected, Fallout 4 absolutely scorched the UK sales charts this week, entering in first position and securing the third biggest launch of the year so far. The game – which sold over half of its copies on the PlayStation 4 despite an Xbox One marketing deal – bettered its predecessor Fallout: New Vegas' first week numbers by...

News: Ridiculous Fallout 4 Numbers Point to Bethesda's Most Successful Launch Ever

Ridiculous Fallout 4 Numbers Point to Bethesda's Most Successful Launch Ever

It certainly didn't bomb

Bethesda seems to have really knocked it out with Fallout 4. The post-apocalyptic role-playing game has been headlining every major gaming website all week now, so it's safe to say that it's popular – but even its most optimistic fans wouldn't have thought that it'd be this popular. The studio has stated that the title...

News: October 2015 NPD: PS4's Halo Slips as System Slumps to Second Defeat of the Year

October 2015 NPD: PS4's Halo Slips as System Slumps to Second Defeat of the Year

Bruised but not broken

Sony couldn't muster a sixth successive NPD victory in October 2015, as the Xbox One and Halo 5 managed to overcome the PlayStation 4's price drop. In truth, it looks like it was a pretty middling month for home consoles in the United States, with sales barely increasing year-over-year. However, it's worth remembering that...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Stops Brand's Bleeding with Gigantic Launch

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Stops Brand's Bleeding with Gigantic Launch

Makes $550 million in first three days

Call of Duty's always been a colossal franchise, but the series has struggled to live up to the sales of its juggernaut predecessors in recent years. Fortunately for Activision, it looks like Call of Duty: Black Ops III has stopped the series' rot, as the release brought in a dizzying $550 million over the...