All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Video Game Sales’

‘Titanfall’ Tops March Game Sales; PS4 Outsells Xbox One

March video game sales estimates for the U.S. have been released by market research firm NPD and it appears that Microsoft’s investment in the highly-marketed Titanfall has paid off – for publisher EA, that is. The March sales estimates show that Titanfall sales for Xbox One and PC combined to be the best-selling title of the crowded March release season. …

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Steam Autumn/Spring Sale Has Begun

Fresh off the new console launches, Valve today launched its annual Autumn Sale. The sale should come as a relief to gamers who spent tons of money on a new console only to find the launch titles lacking. Actually, the sale isn’t entirely an Autumn Sale. A close look at the bottom of the Steam Store page will show that …

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Video Game Sales to Hit $111 Billion in 2015

For years now, sales of video game consoles and games have been declining due to a stagnating console generation filled with sequels. Though some market watchers have predicted that the coming console generation will not rise to the levels of the previous, at least one market research firm is predicting increased sales in the short-term. Gartner today predicted that total …

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Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year

With the coming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, both companies are looking toward a future where much of the industry’s sales come via online stores. Though Microsoft’s scheme to lock down the Xbox One with DRM and cut out used game sales did not go over well with consumers, digital storefront sales on both consoles are expected …

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Steam Sale 2013 Has Begun, BioShock Half Off

The summer event PC gamers have been waiting for and speculating about for weeks has finally arrived. The Steam summer sale has begun. The sale, titled the “Steam Summer Getaway Sale,” will last from today until July 22. The first round of daily deals includes well-reviewed titles such as Hotline Miami, Antichamber, and BioShock Infinite. In a new twist to …

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The Last of Us Has Sold 3.4 Million Copies

The Last of Us debuted in June to near-universal positive reviews. The game’s stealth-action gameplay and dark, mature story resonated with game reviewers in a way few games have in the recent past. Now, it seems that these same qualities have also resonated with PlayStation 3 gamers. The game reportedly sold around 1.3 million copies during its first week and …

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Xbox Sale Day 2: Kinect, Board Games, and LEGO

Yesterday, Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” got off to a big start with hit AAA sequels such as Assassin’s Creed 3, Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, and Max Payne 3 on sale for 63% to 75% off. Today the sale continues with several new titles taking the place of those games, though yesterday’s momentum seems to have slowed a bit. …

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Xbox Live Summer Sale Starts With Assassin’s Creed 3, Far Cry 3 on Sale

Last week, Microsoft announced that its “Ultimate Game Sale” on Xbox Live would be starting this week, complete with an impressive list of games console fans can expect to be on sale. Today, the sale has begun, and Microsoft has kicked off the deals with a few of the best-received sequels of the past year. Assassin’s Creed 3, Borderlands 2, …

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Green Man Gaming Starts its Summer Sale

While the PC gaming world has been holding its breath for the imminent arrival of the yearly Steam summer sale and console owners are gearing up for both PlayStation Network and Xbox Live sales this week, Green Man Gaming (GMG) has gotten a jump on the competition. The online games retailer today launched its own summer sale, complete with a …

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Xbox Live Game Sale Coming Next Week

While PC gamers everywhere are waiting with baited breath for the Steam summer sale to begin, it seems that a big summer sale for console gamers will begin soon too. Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb today announced that an Xbox Live “Ultimate Game Sale” will begin next week. Multiple titles will be on sale each day …

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Xbox LIVE Game Sale Begins Next Week

Microsoft today revealed that a huge sale on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand titles will take place next week. Over on his blog, Director of Programming for Xbox LIVE Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb revealed that the “Xobx Ultimate Game Sale” will begin on February 26 and run until March 4. During the sale, games could be on sale for “up …

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Angry Birds Trilogy Sells Over one Million Copies, is Coming to Wii U

Angry Birds is popular. How popular? Well, what if I told you that Rovio has managed to take its first three mobile games, package them for consoles, price them at $20, and sell over one million copies? That’s precisely what Activision and Rovio have announced today. Angry Birds Trilogy for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo 3DS has sold …

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