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News: Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on PS4 Heavily Outperforms Xbox One Counterpart in UK

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on PS4 Heavily Outperforms Xbox One Counterpart in UK

Almost 70 per cent of sales come from PS4

Throughout the previous generation, it was extremely rare for the PlayStation 3 versions of multiplatform games to sell best in the UK. Make no mistake, franchises such as Call of Duty and FIFA would almost always chart, but they’d struggle to outsell their infinitely more popular Xbox 360 counterparts...

News: Whoa, PS4 Software Sales Are Swiftly Outpacing the Xbox One in the UK

Whoa, PS4 Software Sales Are Swiftly Outpacing the Xbox One in the UK

Greatness sells

Intense console rivalry may not be healthy or productive, but it sure can be a lot of fun – especially when you're on the winning side. We've known for a while that the PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One in the UK, but it's been a week or two since we've had some fancy numbers to gloat about. PlayStation UK boss Fergal Gara is on...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Continues Cup Run with Convincing Win

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Continues Cup Run with Convincing Win

Draws Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition next

We’re running out of ways to make these UK sales charts posts interesting. Perhaps we should start talking about the weather, rather than the fact that FIFA 14 has enjoyed its ninth week at the summit of the best sellers list. Anything would be more interesting than a top three that hasn’t changed in...

News: Do You Want a PS4? Amazon UK Has Knack Packs In Stock

Do You Want a PS4? Amazon UK Has Knack Packs In Stock

Bundles back on digital store shelves

It may have been the worst reviewed PlayStation 4 exclusive at launch, but Knack has actually been something of a success – perhaps partly due to it being sold alongside the sought after next generation system since launch. And in an effort to keep the divisive debut above the critically acclaimed Super Mario...

News: Slimmest Ever PlayStation to Be Unveiled in the UK Next Week

Slimmest Ever PlayStation to Be Unveiled in the UK Next Week

Weight watchers

It’s customary to cut down on cakes and custard creams in January, but it sounds like Sony’s endured an almighty detox over the past three or so weeks. The platform holder has invited select members of the UK press to a briefing next Thursday, which hints at some form of hardware reveal. We’re assuming that our invite’s been...

News: UK PS4 Stock Sneaks into the Spotlight at Amazon

UK PS4 Stock Sneaks into the Spotlight at Amazon

Lightning strikes

Despite some meaty shipments all over the globe, it’s amazing that the PlayStation 4 remains a real challenge to track down. Granted, it may be a bit easier to skewer a system this side of Christmas, but any available stock is still getting snapped up within hours of it becoming available. If you’re stil

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Flaunts Its Consistency with Lengthy Spell at Summit

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 14 Flaunts Its Consistency with Lengthy Spell at Summit

Top of the league

There’s not an ounce of Manchester United in EA Sports' soccer simulation FIFA 14 – after all, the multiformat release actually seems capable of stringing a couple of good results together. Yet again, the footy favourite has dribbled to the top of the UK sales charts, mocking the competition like a freshly converted Arsenal...

News: Can UK's Broadband Cope with PlayStation Now?

Can UK's Broadband Cope with PlayStation Now?

Bandwidth bottleneck

With the recent announcement of the PlayStation Now cloud streaming service, the question that has been lingering in the air is whether our broadband connections can actually handle it. We've already been informed that a recommended speed of 5Mbps will be demanded in North America, but can the average consumer in the UK even...

News: PS4 Stock Arrives in GAME Stores Around the UK

PS4 Stock Arrives in GAME Stores Around the UK

Limited availability, though

Sony pleaded for patience with consumers struggling to find a PlayStation 4 late last week, and it looks like it’s finally getting around to replenishing British store shelves as we write. A slew of Tweets spotted by Official PlayStation Magazine show makeshift sandwich boards promoting the stock, which appears to be...

News: UK PS4 Stock Bundles Available Again at ShopTo.net

UK PS4 Stock Bundles Available Again at ShopTo.net

Hot hardware

Sony’s sought after next generation hardware may be playing hide and seek with retail store shelves, but ShopTo.net has managed to source a brand new batch of PlayStation 4 consoles overnight. The online retailer’s selling all of its units in bundles, so you’ll have to hold out a little longer if you’re looking for a vanilla...

News: Grand Theft Auto V Puts a Big Bullet Hole in the UK's Largest Entertainment Properties

Grand Theft Auto V Puts a Big Bullet Hole in the UK's Largest Entertainment Properties

Running away with the cash

In a shock more sizeable than the kind that comes from a souped-up defibrillator, Chart-Track has revealed that Rockstar Games’ controversial open world epic Grand Theft Auto V was the UK’s best selling entertainment product of 2013. Moving an impressive 3.67 million units, the sequel beat out the Blu-ray and DVD...

News: Promised PS4 Stock Availability Pushes System into Amazon UK's Top Ten

Promised PS4 Stock Availability Pushes System into Amazon UK's Top Ten

January sales look set to start strong

While it’s common for New Year’s resolutions to centre on trivial tasks such as weight loss and self improvement, we suspect that there are a few of you with something different in mind for 2014. It can’t have been easy to stomach Christmas without Killzone: Shadow Fall, and so we guarantee that there are...

News: Whoa, the PS4 Sold Over Half a Million Units in the UK Last Year

Whoa, the PS4 Sold Over Half a Million Units in the UK Last Year

Happy New Year

It's a new year, which means that it's time for unachievable resolutions, mounting guilt due to monstrous backlogs, and, assuming that you went to a good party, ear splitting headaches. It also means looking back over what was an utterly stupendous year for our beloved platform holder. And what better way to get started than with a...