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PS4 and Xbox One are up 40% on previous gen sales

Remember when everyone was saying that consoles were dying and no-now would be the next-generation machines? They were wrong. NPD has revealed that combined sales of the PS4 and Xbox One some 23 months into their lives are 40 per cent higher than the totals achieved by their predecessors the …

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GameStop bundles PS4 and Elder Scrolls Online for £279.97

Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s official Xbox One price drop, one retailer has cut the price of PS4 to well below 299. GameStop is currently advertising a bundle including a 500GB PS4 console and The Elder Scrolls Online for just 279.97. That’s more or less the same as the …

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EA estimates 22m PS4 and Xbox One sales in 2015

EA anticipates 22m Xbox One and PS4 consoles will be sold during 2015. To date, thePS4 has sold 22.3m unitsworldwide, with2m of those sales in the UK. As of November 2014, Microsoft announced it had shipped 10m Xbox One consoles globally. According to EA, 27 million new-gen consoles had been …

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Wired: The PS4 may be more powerful, but Xbox One is stronger

Sony’s PS4 may be regarded as having more technical power than Xbox One, but it looks like Microsoft’s machine wins when it comes to raw strength. As in, physical strength. Wired’s Battle Damage series recently tested both consoles for durability and it was the Xbox One that emerged as the …

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Xbox One outsold PS4 in September in US, analyst claims

Michael Pachter says that the Xbox One outsold the PS4 in the US in September. VentureBeat reports that the analyst estimates sales of 325k for Microsoft’s machine throughout the month compared to Sony’s 250k sales. The result is interesting as September saw the release of the record-breaking Destiny, which itself …

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Activision doesn’t want you to hold back on buying the next Call of Duty should you be hoping for a next-gen console this Christmas. Buyers of either the PS3 or Xbox 360 versions of the game will be able to upgrade to the next-gen SKUs for free. On PlayStation, the …

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Where is the real next-gen revolution?

Once upon a time a new generation of consoles brought with it a major step forward in game content. From Super Mario World to Super Mario 64 and Grand Theft Auto III to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, each generation has brought with it something that has forever transformed …

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There is ‘potential’ for Dark Souls II on PS4 and Xbox One

The game director of Dark Souls II has renewed hopes of a next-gen release for the title. Speaking at a Bandai Namco event, Yui Tanimura told Polygon that there’s always a potential for a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One port of the game” and that he’s personally interested in working …

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EA’s Gibeau: iPhone 6 ‘on par with next-gen consoles’

The boss of EA mobile has stated that the tech offered by iPhone 6 is ‘on par’ with that seen in PS4 and Xbox One. "It was a good Christmas morning," he told Games Industry of Apple’s reveal event on Tuesday night. "We got a lot of the gifts we …

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