Japanese Gamers Offended at Sony for Lack of PS5s
Sodar, 19 January 2021, 21:09
Shortages of PS5 persist all over the world. It would seem that in Japan - the home of Sony's console - the situation should be better. However, the opposite is true and this state of affairs has persisted for some time, which strongly annoys the local gamers.
Scope of Nintendo's Success in Japan and US is Staggering
Jacob Blazewicz, 16 January 2021, 23:14
2020 proved to be an excellent year for the gaming industry. The biggest success was recorded by Nintendo, especially in the hardware segment. Switch sales were record-breaking in both the US and Japan, and in the latter country the platform accounted for 87% of all console sales.
Digital Distribution Dominates Game Market in UK in 2020
Adrian Werner, 12 January 2021, 11:48
The past year on the UK game market belonged to digital distribution. The best-selling title was FIFA 21, while the best-selling console was the Nintendo Switch.
2020 Belonged to Nintendo Switch
Jacob Blazewicz, 08 January 2021, 13:41
The past year (although tragic in many respects) turned out to be extremely successful for Nintendo. Switch did well all over the world, and in the UK the console sold better than the PS4, PS5, XONE and XSX/S combined.
PS5 Crushed by Switch in Japan; Worst Launch in History of Sony Consoles
Paul Musiolik, 05 January 2021, 15:51
The poor availability of PS5 in Japan annoyed the local gamers. The choir of discontent was joined by analysts who presented sales data for Sony's console, suggesting that the Japanese company has given up its home market.
Record Amount of 3.4 Million PS5 Units Delivered to Stores
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 December 2020, 19:56
DigiTimes reports that Sony has shipped 3.4 million units of PlayStation 5 to the stores. This data, although unconfirmed, seems to be in line with the information provided so far.
How Scalpers Threaten the Development of PlayStation 5
EnVakker, 17 December 2020, 21:41
It turns out that groups of users wmo purchase PS5 from online stores in bulk can seriously damage the financial performance of the entire ninth generation.
PS5 Second-hand Sales Much Better Than Xbox Series X/S
Sodar, 11 December 2020, 17:07
On the aftermarket PlayStation 5 sells almost twice as well as Microsoft's competitors. Almost 60,000 copies of next-gen consoles have found their way to the StockX auction website.
40% of New Xbox Users Chose Series S
mikos, 10 December 2020, 13:59
Microsoft has shared data that say that over 40% of new Xbox users have chosen Xbox Series S.
PS5 With Record-breaking Launch in the UK
Paul Musiolik, 01 December 2020, 13:08
PlayStation 5 breaks sales records. Information from the UK market shows that Sony's latest console has outbid the great result achieved by PS4 and bested its direct competitor, the Xbox Series X|S.
PS5 With Best Debut in PlayStation's History
Adrian Werner, 26 November 2020, 10:24
The launch of PS5 was a great success. The device recorded a better debut than any previous PlayStation family console.
Scalpers are Buying Up PS5s; Their Stocks Are Bigger Than in Stores
EnVakker, 24 November 2020, 19:09
There have been reports of organized groups buying up PS5 consoles to sell them later for profit.
PS5 Outsells XSX/S in Japan, But Both Are Sold Out
Michael Kulakowski, 18 November 2020, 22:52
In the first few days after launch, PS5 sales in Japan were more than five times higher than that of Xbox Series X/S. During that period, Sony's new console found almost 120 thousand buyers.
Xbox Series X / S With Record Debut
Bart Swiatek, 12 November 2020, 21:18
Xbox's CEO Phil Spencer said on Twitter that the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S have had the best launch in the history of the brand.
PS5 Launch in Selected Countries; Availability Issues and Crazy Prices
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 November 2020, 15:16
PlayStation 5 has debuted in selected countries. However, it is currently impossible to purchase the console unless on auction sites where vendors set outrageously high prices.
Sony Wants to Sell 7.6 million PS5s by April 2021
Karol Laska , 29 October 2020, 19:07
Sony's plans are ambitious and the words of CFO Hiro Totoki prove it. The company wants to make a lot of money by the end of the fiscal year, although it realizes that every sold unit of PS5 will equal loss.
PS5 Pre-orders Completely Outshined Results of PlayStation 4
Adrian Werner, 28 October 2020, 10:55
The gamers went after the PS5 like hungry wolves. After 12 hours, the number of pre-orders is as large as after 12 weeks for PlayStation 4.
PlayStation and Xbox Still Trailing Behind Nintendo
Dameredet, 20 October 2020, 20:59
A list showing sales of consoles from Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft over the years appeared on the web. The Japanese company continues to take first place, while the Xbox is performing exceptionally poorly.
Xbox One X Sales Increase, Possibly Due to Similarity to Xbox Series X
Bart Swiatek, 23 September 2020, 13:20
After the launch of pre-orders for Xbox Series X / Series S, sales of the eighth generation console - Xbox One X - increased noticeably. According to some, the reason for this state of affairs may be a confusing naming, although the situation can also be explained by other things.
PS5 With Record Interest and Pre-order Mess
Milosz Szubert, 18 September 2020, 17:59
The PlayStaton 5 console has already been made available as for pre-order in selected stores. Sony's new platform enjoys great popularity, but the launch of the pre-orders did not go as planned.
Xbox's Boss: „Our Goal Isn’t to Outsell Other Consoles”
Bart Swiatek, 17 August 2020, 11:33
Xbox's boss, Phil Spencer, said during the Animal Talking podcast that his company does not want to sell more consoles from competing companies. It is more important to build services that can be used by owners of various devices.
Nintendo's Rakes in Huge Profits; Switch Sales Exceeded 60 Million
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 August 2020, 13:29
Nintendo has published its financial report for the period from April 1 to June 30. The sales of the Nintendo Switch console exceeded 60 million units, and Animal Crossing: New Horizon has reached over 20 million buyers. Thanks to this and excellent digital sales, the company recorded more than fivefold increase in operating profit.
Sony's Report Suggests PS4 is Slowly Leaving the Stage
Paul Wozniak, 04 August 2020, 20:07
Thanks to Sony's financial report, we have learned about sales of PlayStation 4 in the first quarter of this fiscal year. In this case we are observing a downward trend, but the company can be satisfied with the results in other segments.
PS5 Will Overtake PS4 Within 5 Years, Claims Sony
mikos, 28 July 2020, 13:27
Within five years, PS5 is expected to sell more units than PS4 over its entire life cycle.
Analysts: PS5 Sales Will be Much Better Than Those of Xbox Series X
Bart Swiatek, 15 June 2020, 12:59
Ampere Analysis prepared a report, according to which the PS5 will sell much better than Xbox Series X. In their opinion, Sony will sell 66 million units of its new console, while Microsoft's device will only reach 37 million players. The reason for PlayStation 5's victory in the battle for the ninth generation is... the current dominance of the PS4.
PS4, XO and Switch With Record Sales in April in the USA
Paul Wozniak, 22 May 2020, 19:31
The American company NPD shared the results of console and computer game sales last month in the USA. According to this information, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, these are the best April results ever.
109 million of PS4 vs. 41 million of Xbox One - AMD on Console Sales
Bart Swiatek, 06 March 2020, 10:50
AMD has announced that a total of more than 150 million PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles have been delivered to the stores. By comparing this data with the information disclosed by Sony, we know that sales of Microsoft's device are about 41 million.
Players are Waiting for PS5 and New Xbox; Sales of Old Consoles Decrease
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2020, 15:12
The NPD group has noted a significant drop in interest in the current generation of consoles - PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Sales dropped more sharply than expected by Sony and Microsoft.
PS4 Console and Game Sales Slowing Down
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 February 2020, 15:52
Sony boasted its financial results for the period between October and December 2019. In the past quarter, the company recorded a significant drop in sales of PlayStation 4 and games as the ninth generation of consoles approaches.
450 Million Sold Consoles Land PlayStation a Guinness Record
Michael Kulakowski, 03 December 2019, 23:45
Sony has announced that PlayStation has been included in Guinness World Records as the most popular home console brand in history. More than 450 million PlayStation family systems have been sold in the 25 years of its existence on the market.
PS4 Becomes Second Best-selling Console Ever; Sony is Disappointed
Bebop, 30 October 2019, 14:25
Sony revealed a financial report, according to which PS4 became the second best-selling home console in history. PS2 is still in the first place. The Japanese company expected better results.
PS4 is a Great Success in the USA, PlayStation's Biggest Market
Bart Swiatek, 16 September 2019, 11:29
30 million PlayStation 4 consoles were sold in the United States. The USA is by far the largest market for PlayStation, followed by Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Minecraft is Second Biggest Hit of August in the USA
Adrian Werner, 14 September 2019, 21:55
According to the NPD group's ranking, in August the US market was conquered by Madden NFL 20 and Minecraft. The strategy game Age of Wonders: Planetfall also made a very successful debut. On the other hand, Nintendo Switch was the best among consoles.
Xbox Sales in Decline - Microsoft's Financial Report
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 July 2019, 21:20
The Xbox One console is selling worse and worse. This is what Microsoft's latest financial report says. Nevertheless, the company cannot complain about profits earned in the previous fiscal year.
Nintendo Switch Sells Better than PS4 in Japan
Conrad Hazi, 16 May 2019, 12:36
According to data published by Famitsu, Nintendo Switch outperformed PlayStation 4 in terms of sales in Japan. The result is noteworthy as Switch debuted on the market 3 years later than PS4.
Nintendo Reveals Impressive Sales of Switch and Zelda
Frozen, 25 April 2019, 14:39
Nintendo's financial report revealed how many units of Switch have sold worldwide so far and which titles issued by the Japanese company are the most popular among players.
Kingdom Hearts 3 and Switch Dominate US Market in January
Adrian Werner, 21 February 2019, 14:46
In January, the US gaming market was dominated by Kingdom Hearts III and the Nintendo Switch console. Also, the survival horror Resident Evil 2 fared very well.
Ubisoft Plans to Publish 3-4 New AAA Titles Before April 2020
Adrian Werner, 15 February 2019, 14:58
Ubisoft boasted good financial results, boosted by e.g. the sales of Far Cry 5 and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. The publisher also revealed its plans to publish several AAA titles before April 2020.
PS4 Shipped More Than 94 Million Units
ElMundo, 01 February 2019, 20:59
PS4 sold like hotcakes in Q4 2018.
Excellent sale results of Nintendo Switch
Agnes Adamus, 31 January 2019, 14:13
Nintendo has reason to be happy. According to the latest forecasts, the Nintendo Switch console sold 32.27 million copies by the end of last year. The sale of games dedicated to the console is also impressive.
NPD 2018 summary: Red Dead Redemption 2 comes out on top
Adrian Werner, 23 January 2019, 12:58
NPD has prepared a summary of 2018 in the video game industry, revealing two notable points: Red Dead Redemption II, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
PlayStation 4 sales exceeded 91.6 million units
Adrian Werner, 08 January 2019, 11:19
Sony is rapidly approaching the magic limit of the 100 million PlayStation 4 consoles sold. The corporation has announced that the platform has already found over 91 million buyers. We also learned the sale results of Marvel's Spider-Man.
Nintendo Switch sets new sale records in US
Bart Swiatek, 29 November 2018, 14:33
During the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday, Nintendo beat several sales records in the US. The main driving force was, of course, the Nintendo Switch hybrid console.