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Ubisoft ‘stole the show’ at E3 this year – SuperData

Sony may have had a great showing at this year’s E3, but for SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen, it was Ubisoft who "stole the show." Ubisoft had "a top-notch release slate that combines corporate and creative courage," van Dreunen told MCV. He also praised Ubisoft partnering with Nintendo for its Switch …

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Xbox One X price is ‘an obvious weakness’ – SuperData

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft’s Xbox One X reveal, it seems analysts are still uncertain about We’ve already heard IHS say it doesn’t expect the machine to reignite Xbox One sales in the Europe, but SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen goes a little further, telling MCV that the …

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Opinion: SuperData’s CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

A games conference like E3 offers a unique glimpse into the makeup of the industry at large. Like a microcosm in a petri dish you’ll find many of the elements on a showfloor that also exist out in the wild across the industry. In recent years, one of the more …

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‘Nintendo on the rebound,’ says SuperData, but Switch needs ‘second act’ of content to maintain momentum

With the release of Nintendo’s fiscal year earnings report this morning, we now know that Switch had a great first month on sale, hitting 2.74m units worldwide. However, SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen has told MCV that the platform holder now needs to deliver a "second act" of content if Nintendo …

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PS4 to hit 60m install base – SuperData

SuperData has estimated the PlayStation 4 will hit 60m units worldwide when Sony releases its fiscal year earnings report tomorrow, giving it almost double the number of sales as Microsoft’s Xbox One. According to SuperData CEO Joost Van Dreunen, Microsoft’s Xbox One platform has currently sold around 33m units worldwide, …

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Opinion: eSports needs to grow up

SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen discusses the challenges that could hold back competitive gaming It’s not often that you get a chance to be part of an emerging industry before it becomes mainstream. Today, 214m people worldwide regularly watch competitive gaming, and the market is worth $892m, made up of 74 …

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Influencing the influencers

Joost van Dreunen discusses the growing impact of YouTubers and Twitch streamers, and considers the implications of turning a hobby into a business

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Global eSports sponsorship to smash £500m this year

Superdata expects advertising to account for more than half a billion pounds in eSports revenue by the end of 2016. The data firm says sponsorship and advertising will account for the vast majority of money, far outstripping prize pools (60m) and betting (45m). In fact, sponsorship now accounts for almost …

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Opinion: The changing landscape of games industry conferences

SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen discusses the rapid rise and sheer number of video game events designed to educate the industry on the next big thing. For this year’s E3 conference, I’d like to not talk about E3 for a change. Over the course of my tenure as an industry analyst, …

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