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DayZ is still heading to PS4

Bohemia Interactive has confirmed that DayZ is still heading to PS4, despite the console not being mentioned in yesterday’s update. It will, however, hit Microsoft’s console before arriving on Sony’s machine. "In short, yes, we’re still going to release DayZ for PS4," a rep told GameSpot. "It’s mostly that we …

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PlayStation price cuts deliver on Black Friday but PS Plus is the focus 

Sony’s Eric Lempel appeared on CNBC in the US to hail last weekend as "the biggest Black Friday in Playstation history," adding that "we sold more consoles than we ever have in our 22 year history." That all came off the back of aggressive price cuts on console bundles – …

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REPORT: Who is the modern British gamer?

Over half of UK adults play video games and almost a third of them have purchased a game in the last year. That’s one of the findings in Kantar Media’s new Playing the Gaming Market report, which says that 6.5m adults, or 13 per cent of the UK’s adult population, …

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IHS increases Xbox One X sales forecast – but does not expect a momentum shift

Analyst HIS Markit has increased its projected launch sales for the Xbox One X, which arrives worldwide today. Having previously predicted 2017 sales of 500k units, the company now reckons Microsoft could sell as many as 900k Xbox One X’s by the end of the year. “Feedback on pre-order volume …

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Call of Duty WW2 sales analysis: new title storms UK retail

What a difference a year makes. Call of Duty WW2 has braved the artillery fire of franchise fatigue. Stormed the machine gun nests of digital shift and put a Churchill-like two fingers up to the loot crate furore. Some had written off the franchise after last year’s less-than-stellar sci-fi outing, …

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Players can now redeem PlayStation Trophies for PSN credit

Remember those hundreds of hours you spent hunting down collectibles to claim an elusive Platinum Trophy? It turns out they weren’t such a waste of your time after all. PS4 owners in the United States are now able to trade in their Trophies in return for (admittedly small) amounts of …

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EA has not yet green-lit more Nintendo Switch titles

Publisher EA is not yet ready to fully commit to Nintendo’s Switch. CFO Blake Jorgensen has told the Wall Street Journal that despite the release of FIFA 18 in September, it is still too soon for EA to judge whether the game has sold sufficiently. Instead, the company wants to …

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‘The future of PlayStation VR is extremely bright’ says PlayStation’s Ryan – But will PS VR showcase in Paris drive sales in Q4?

After its first year on the market PS VR stands at something of a crossroads as we approach the key retail quarter. Today at Paris Games Week it showcased a raft of titles for the device, undoubtedly to get the platform moving before the key sales season – waiting for …

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It’s grim in Paris – Did Sony go too far with Detroit and Last of Us 2 trailers?

Sony’s Paris Games Week press conference brought us new details on two highly anticipated PS4 exclusive titles: Quantic Dream’s Detroit: Become Human and Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part 2. Having been in development since 2013, Detroit: Become Human finally got a more precise release window. The new IP …

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Nintendo expects Switch to beat lifetime Wii U sales by the end of the year

Nintendo has again increased its sales forecast for the Switch. The company had expected to sell 10m consoles in its current financial year. It now expects that number to be more like 14m. The console itself has now sold 7.6m units – that means that in six months it has …

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