December SuperData – Fortnite high, Battlefield 5 low
Adrian Werner, 24 January 2019, 13:29
SuperData Group has published a report summarizing the results of the digital games market for December last year. Fortnite: Battle Royale turned out to be the leader on consoles. Battlefield V is doing poorly.
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.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - 5 million copies sold in 3 days
Jacob Blazewicz, 18 January 2019, 02:03
President Nintendo Shuntaro Furukawa has confirmed rumours that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold more than 5 million copies worldwide in the first week.
Jurassic World Evolution sold 2 million copies
Bart Swiatek, 15 January 2019, 17:13
Frontier Development announced that the economic strategy, Jurassic World: Evolution – created under the film trademark – sold over 2 million copies.
FIFA 19 the most popular game on PlayStation Store in 2018
Milosz Szubert, 14 January 2019, 18:19
Sony published a list of the most downloaded games and add-ons from PlayStation Store in 2018. It is dominated by FIFA 19, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Red Dead Redemption 2.
FIFA 19 and PUBG the biggest bestsellers in December on PlayStation Store
Adrian Werner, 10 January 2019, 10:33
We learned about PlayStation Store's lists of bestsellers for last December. The most popular games were FIFA 19, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
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.
Amazon's gaming bestsellers 2018
Adrian Werner, 03 January 2019, 19:03
The Amazon has released a list of the best-selling game-related products of the past year. The lists include the American, German and British versions of the on-line store.
Steam's most popular and profitable in 2018
Bart Swiatek, 28 December 2018, 17:00
Valve have presented lists of games that were the most popular among the users of Steam.
Gris surpassed the break-even point
Adrian Werner, 23 December 2018, 20:05
The end of the year for Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital turned out to be very successful. Profits have surpassed production costs after 7 days of sales.
Celeste - platformer sales exceeded half a million copies
Adrian Werner, 23 December 2018, 19:34
Matt Makes Games studio has announced that the sale of the old-school platformer Celeste has exceeded half a million copies.
Game Sales Report - Digital Distribution in November 2018
Adrian Werner, 21 December 2018, 20:20
We have learned the results of digital sales of Fallout 76 and Battlefield V. It looks like both titles performed worse than their predecessors.
Battlefield 5 sales at disappointing level?
Bart Swiatek, 21 December 2018, 11:27
Battlefield V sales are disappointing due to player dissatisfaction and delayed content. Well, a big game with big problems.
PS Store bestellers for November 2018
Konrad Serafinski, 17 December 2018, 15:31
RDR2 is the best selling PS4 title of November, followed by CoD: Black Ops 4 and... Fallout 76?
Detroit: Become Human sold 2 million copies
Milosz Szubert, 13 December 2018, 15:47
The story of three androids proves to be a compelling experience, as sales of the latest game from David Cage and Quantic Dream reach 2-million mark.
Artifact owned by nearly a million players
Bart Swiatek, 06 December 2018, 15:10
Valve's card game found almost a million buyers within the first week. However, the game's reception from the players is mixed, mainly due to the unusual business model.
Battlefield 5 physical sales much worse than those of BF1
Adrian Werner, 27 November 2018, 14:49
According to Chart-Track Group data for the UK market, Battlefield V sold less than half the number of physical copies, in comparison with Battlefield 1 in the same time span in 2016. The game also clearly loses to Call of Duty: Black Ops
Fallout 76 33% off just 9 days after release
Adrian Werner, 23 November 2018, 13:50
Humble Store offers the PC version of Fallout 76 at 33% off. Such a large discount just nine days after release suggests that the game may have underperformed.
CD Projekt RED: Cyberpunk 2077 to be as polished as Red Dead Redemption 2
Bart Swiatek, 21 November 2018, 14:18
CD Projekt RED wants Cyberpunk 2077 to be as polished as Red Dead Redemption 2. The information was provided during a teleconference with the developers and was included in a report from the brokerage house Vestor DM. Experts also forecast huge sales.
Polish game sales on Steam: Thief Simulator beats Thronebreaker
Adrian Werner, 19 November 2018, 13:58
We looked at Steam sales of recent Polish games. The list contains no shortage of hits (such as World War 3 or Thief Simulator), but also some flops (such as Dying Light: Bad Blood and My Memory of Us).
CD Projekt quarterly report: Thronebreaker sales below expectations
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2018, 14:36
CD Projekt has published their third quarterly report for the year. The company recorded noticeably lower revenue and profit than before, and the initial sales of Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales fell below expectations.
Destiny 2: Forsaken Sales Dissapointing - Shows Activision Financial Report
Adrian Werner, 09 November 2018, 14:55
Financial report of Activision Blizzard has been released. The publisher is not satisfied with the results of Destiny 2: Forsaken. On the other hand, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing much better on a PC than Black Ops 3.
Is Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire a Fiasco?
Bart Swiatek, 09 November 2018, 13:29
One of the investors who supported Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire via the Fig, suggests that the title did very poorly on the market. According to his calculations, only 110,000 copies were sold by September.
Survival game SCUM launches in Early Access, becomes Steam bestseller right away
Maiman, 31 August 2018, 04:07
SCUM – an MMO survival game developed by Serious Sam creators – launched in Steam Early Access and, a few hours later, almost became one of the platform's TOP 10 most popular games. See how that happened.
Divinity: Original Sin II selling twice as well as the first game
luckie, 18 September 2017, 14:38
Larian Studio has a reason to be proud of Divinity: Original Sin II. The sequel is selling over twice as well as the previous game.
The Witcher 3 still sells great - CD Projekt turns a profit for the last six months
luckie, 07 September 2017, 14:03
CD Projekt is still earning a lot from the sales of The Witcher 3 and its two expansions: Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine.
No more Playerunknown's Battlegrounds weekly updates
luckie, 17 August 2017, 14:42
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds dev is giving up on weekly and monthly updates. Instead, Bluehole will be releasing patches at its own pace, having first made sure each one is ready to be rolled out.
Grand Theft Auto Online had its best quarter ever – Take-Two talks about financial results
luckie, 03 August 2017, 12:10
Looking back at the period from April to June 2017, Take-Two said it was GTA Online's best quarter so far. The game is making a lot of money despite the passing time.
Kholat launching on Xbox One next month; the game sold half a million copies so far
luckie, 29 May 2017, 19:55
Next month Xbox One users will join PC and PlayStation 4 players in the blood-chilling adventure in Kholat, successful indie horror game, which has sold half a million copies up to this day.
Life is Strange to get a sequel; first part sold 3 million copies
luckie, 19 May 2017, 14:43
Life is Strange 2 is just a matter of time now. DONTNOD Entertainment has confirmed that – encouraged by the success of the first game (3 million copies sold) – they are working on a sequel.
25 million copies of The Witcher games sold by the end of 2016
luckie, 30 March 2017, 11:52
CD Projekt announced that 25 million copies of The Witcher games have been sold by the end of 2016. The overwhelming majority of this number comes from The Witcher 3 and its two add-ons.
Playerunknown's Battleground earns $11 million in three days
luckie, 28 March 2017, 17:58
Bluehole Studios shared some impressive facts regarding Playerunknown's Battleground. In the three days since its Steam Early Access launch the game earned $11 million.
Astroneer sold over 500,000 copies – this may be the No Man's Sky we've been waiting for
luckie, 16 January 2017, 15:15
Astroneer seems to be what No Man's Sky was expected to be, with its space exploration, procedurally generated worlds, terraforming and much more. Over 500,000 copies have been sold since the release of the Early Access version.
The Banner Saga 3 is happening despite poor sales of the second part
luckie, 12 January 2017, 13:08
Stoic are determined to make The Banner Saga 3, despite disappointing sales of The Banner Saga 2. Having realised what they did wrong with the second part, they aren't giving up until the story is complete.
Retro platformer Cuphead delayed to mid-2017
luckie, 12 October 2016, 13:50
Sometimes when you want a game to be just right, you have to wait for it a bit longer than you expect. That's the case with Cuphead, an amazing retro platformer reminiscent of the 1930s cartoons.
Grand Theft Auto V shipped 65 million copies to date
luckie, 19 May 2016, 13:13
Over 65 million copies of Grand Theft Auto V have been shipped to date. The number includes editions for all platforms (PS3, X360, PS4, XONE, and PC) since the original release in 2013.
Stellaris sells 200,000 copies in one day & gets great fan response
luckie, 11 May 2016, 12:00
Paradox Interactive has revealed that their newly-released game Stellaris sold 200,000 copies in less than 24 hours. The game has received overwhelmingly positive fan response.
Indie farming sim Stardew Valley sells 1 million copies in less than two months
luckie, 14 April 2016, 14:18
Indie farming simulator Stardew Valley managed to sell in 1 million copies in less than two months since its release. The game is currently availably on PC only, but may be ported to consoles in the future.
Blood and Wine expansion as ambitious as The Witcher 3 itself
luckie, 10 March 2016, 12:20
The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine is coming out in Q2 2016. The second expansion to the hit RPG will be a as ambitious a project as The Witcher 3 itself.
The Witcher series moved 20 million copies worldwide
luckie, 10 March 2016, 10:37
The three core games of The Witcher series sold 20 million copies worldwide. However, we don't know how exactly the number splits between The Witcher, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Deponia Doomsday announced, coming out next week!
luckie, 25 February 2016, 11:39
Deponia Doomsday was just announced as the fourth installment in the Deponia adventure game series. Daedalic Entertainment’s new project will first hit PC on March 1, 2016 with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions to follow.
Pillars of Eternity: Game of the Year Edition spotted on Amazon Germany
luckie, 08 February 2016, 11:18
Amazon Germany is offering a retail version of Pillars of Eternity: Game of the Year Edition. This new release is said to launch on February 19, although there is no official confirmation from Paradox Interactive.
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void already sold over 1 million copies
luckie, 18 November 2015, 12:39
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void sold over 1 million copies in 24 hours. This result is better than of Heart of the Swarm (the previous installment) and similar to Wings of Liberty.
Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide sales break the 300 thousand copy threshold
Jakub Mirowski, 12 November 2015, 14:50
Swedish developer Fatshark celebrates the financial success achieved by Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide, a game now officially owned by more than 300 thousand gamers, and announces their first free DLC – Sigmar’s Blessing.
Fallout 4 sells over a million copies for PC
Bard, 12 November 2015, 13:34
Steam Spy, an independent website investigating the popularity of games on Valve’s platform, has published data related to the number of copies sold of Fallout 4 for PC. The result is more than 1.2 million.
Arma III with 2 mln copies sold, two platform updates coming up
luckie, 15 October 2015, 13:05
Arma III sold more than 2 mln copies to this day. The developer is planning to release a new expansion next year, but before that two major updates are in store.
ARK: Survival Evolved – One Million Copies Sold Within a Month
Goral, 03 July 2015, 13:36
Wildcard reported that ARK: Survival Evolved sold more than one million copies within a month. This is an excellent result, especially when we take into account that the game has so far been only available for PC via Steam Early Access.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Sold Over 4 Million Copies in 2 Weeks
Goral, 10 June 2015, 13:44
CD Projekt Red's co-founder Marcin Iwinski revealed that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sold over 4 million copies in the two weeks following its release.
Enemy Front becomes a "commercial failure", but the developers come out on top – CI Games sums up 2014
Christopher Mysiak, 25 March 2015, 12:00
CI Games has summarized its achievements in 2014. Despite Enemy Front becoming a "commercial failure", the success of Lords of the Fallen made Marek Tyminski, CEO of the company, pleased with the outcome.