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Weekly Sales Analysis, 5 March - The Elder Scrolls Online, MLB 14 The Show

gamrFeed - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:52

Overview

Overall, hardware sale this week decreased by 15 percent. Week-on-week sales is only up for the Xbox 360. Overall year-on-year sales are down by 11 percent. The PlayStation Vita is the only platform up year-on-year.

Two games debuted in the top 30 this week.  The Elder Scrolls Online (PC) debuted at number one with sales of 253,316. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) topped the one million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware 

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is up for the Xbox 360. PlayStation 4 sales are down 11,170 (-6%) to 163,867 units sold. Xbox One sales are down 6,815 (-7%) to 85,073 units sold. PlayStation 3 sales are down 12,615 (-18%) to 57,041 units sold. Wii U sales are down 6,949 (-17%) to 33,822 units sold. The Xbox 360 sold 29,684 units, an increase of 676 (2%). The Wii sold 9,330 units, a decrease of 1,097 (-11%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is down for the PSP, 3DS and Vita. The 3DS sold 111,176 units, which is down 33,066 (-23%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 49,947 units which is down 23,769 (-32%) compared to last week. The PSP is down 2,108 (-14%) to 12,866 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 96,913 units (-15%) to 552,806 units sold.

The Vita is up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 89,706 (-61%), the Wii is down 27,247 (-74%), the Xbox 360 is down 77,122 (-72%), and the Wii U is down 10,389 (-23%). The PSP is down 49,660 (-79%), the Vita is up 8,590 (21%) and the 3DS is down 54,768 (-33%). Year on year sales are down 69,268 units (-11%).

 Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have increased for the Xbox 360 for two weeks and one week for the PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360. The PlayStation 3, Wii, and Wii U have decreased for one week, two weeks for the PlayStation 4 and three weeks for the Xbox One.

The PlayStation 3 has a 59 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 31 percent market share; and the Wii has a 10 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 58 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Xbox One has a 30 percent market share and the Wii U has an 12 percent market share.

 Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have decreased for 3DS, Vita, and PSP for one week.  The Vita has outsold the PSP for 26 straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has increased this week to 61,000 units, from 71,000 units last week.

The 3DS has a 69 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 31 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks the Vita is up, while the 3DS and PSP are down.

Worldwide Software

Two games debuted in the top 30 this week.  The Elder Scrolls Online (PC) debuted at number one with sales of 253,316. The game launched in North America and Europe.

MLB 14 The Show (PS3) is at number five with sales of 68,274. The Vita version debuted at number 29 with sales of 20,716. The game launched in North America.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: . inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) is at number two with sales of 103,463. Titanfall (XOne) is at number three with sales of 95,865. Diablo III (PC) is at number four with sales of 70,474.

Minecraft (X360) is at number six with sales of 60,523. Mario Party Island Tour (3DS) is at number seven with sales of 58,220. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4) is at number eight with sales of 57,734. Pokémon X/Y (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 48,670. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 44,331.

 Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is up for the Wii U.  The PlayStation 3 sold 1.40 million games, a decrease of 214,421 units (-13%).  The Xbox 360 sold 962,671 games this week, a decrease of 30,560 units (-3%). PlayStation 4 software sales are down 163,230 units (-28%) to 409,579 games sold. The Wii sold 397,895 games, a decrease of 3,285 units (-1%). The Xbox One sold 264,968 games, a decrease of 49,973 (-15%).  The Wii U sold 203,648 games, an increase of 4,361 (2%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is down for the DS, PSP, 3DS, and Vita. The 3DS sold 535,505 games, which down 160,112 units (-23%). The Vita sold 212,860 games, a decrease of 155,802 units (-42%) week-on-week. DS game sales are down 2,489 units (-1%) to 301,301 games sold. The PSP sold 105,327 games, a decrease of 17,065 (-14%). Total combined software is down 792,576 units (-14%) week-on-week to 4.81 million.

Year-on-year software totals is up for the Vita. The PlayStation 3 is down 336,625 units (-19%), the Wii is down 219,704 units (-36%), the Xbox 360 is down 723,348 units (-43%), and the Wii U is up 29,382 units (2%). The DS is down 118,647 units (-28%), the PSP is down 60,744 units (-37%), the 3DS is down 216,526 units (-28%), and the Vita is up 65,464 units (44%). Total combined software is down 906,201 units (-16%) games sold year-on-year.

 Software Home Consoles

Home console software sales have increased for the Wii U for one week. The Xbox 360 and Wii have decreased for one week, the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 for two weeks, and three weeks for the Xbox One.

The PlayStation 3 has a 51 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 35 percent market share; and the Wii has a 14 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 47 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Xbox One has a 30 percent market share, and the Wii U has an 23 percent market share.

 Software Handhelds

Handheld software sales have decreased for the 3DS, DS, and PSP for one week, and two weeks for the Vita. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold nearly three times more games than the Vita. The DS sold nearly three times as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 74 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 26 percent market share. The 3DS has a 72 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 28 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the DS, PSP, and Vita are up, while the 3DS is down.

The Top 75 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.

Pos Game Weekly Total Week # 1 The Elder Scrolls Online | Gamewise The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Action 253,316 253,316 1 2  Second Son | Gamewise inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action 103,463 1,025,714 3 3 Titanfall | Gamewise Titanfall (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter 95,865 1,349,546 4 4 Diablo III | Gamewise Diablo III (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing 70,474 3,794,634 99 5 MLB 14 The Show | Gamewise MLB 14 The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Action 68,274 68,274 1 6 Minecraft | Gamewise Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure 60,523 4,076,344 44 7 Mario Party Island Tour | Gamewise Mario Party Island Tour (3DS)
Nintendo, Action 58,220 718,434 20 8  Ground Zeroes | Gamewise Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action 57,734 594,437 3 9 Pokemon X/Y | Gamewise Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing 48,670 10,769,328 26 10 Grand Theft Auto V | Gamewise Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action 44,331 17,182,929 29 11  Ground Zeroes | Gamewise Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action 41,990 344,485 3 12 FIFA Soccer 14 | Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports 39,507 1,794,645 21 13 Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster | Gamewise Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing 39,394 751,887 15 14  The Stick of Truth | Gamewise South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing 35,962 394,542 5 15  Ghosts | Gamewise Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter 35,820 7,727,812 22 16 Yoshi's New Island | Gamewise Yoshi's New Island (3DS)
Nintendo, Action 34,308 247,560 4 17 FIFA Soccer 14 | Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports 33,706 5,636,702 28 18  Ghosts | Gamewise Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter 32,682 8,439,863 22 19  Ghosts | Gamewise Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter 32,178 2,083,891 21 20 Dark Souls II | Gamewise Dark Souls II (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action 31,395 760,319 4 21  The Stick of Truth | Gamewise South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing 29,591 417,275 5 22 Grand Theft Auto V | Gamewise Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action 29,119 13,649,103 29 23  Garden Warfare | Gamewise Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action 27,202 260,277 6 24 Battlefield 4 | Gamewise Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter 26,712 1,706,479 21 25 Youkai Watch | Gamewise Youkai Watch (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing 24,825 689,618 39 26 Battlefield 4 | Gamewise Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter 23,856 2,577,441 23 27 Sengoku Musou 4 | Gamewise Sengoku Musou 4 (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action 23,594 198,723 3 28  New Leaf | Gamewise Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action 22,254 6,569,117 74 29 MLB 14 The Show | Gamewise MLB 14 The Show (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Action 20,716 20,716 1 30 New Super Mario Bros. U | Gamewise New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action 20,613 3,846,397 72 31  Black Flag | Gamewise Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action Pro N/A 21 32 Forza Motorsport 5 | Gamewise Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing Pro N/A 20 33  Ghosts | Gamewise Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter Pro N/A 20 34 Just Dance Wii U | Gamewise Just Dance Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Misc Pro N/A 1 35  Shadow Fall | Gamewise Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action Pro N/A 21 36 The LEGO Movie Videogame | Gamewise The LEGO Movie Videogame (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action Pro N/A 9 37  Black Ops II | Gamewise Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter Pro N/A 73 38 Mario Kart 7 | Gamewise Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing Pro N/A 123 39  Tropical Freeze | Gamewise Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform Pro N/A 8 40  Black Flag | Gamewise Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action Pro N/A 23 41 FIFA Soccer 14 | Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports Pro N/A 28 42 Super Mario 3D World | Gamewise Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform Pro N/A 20 43  Ground Zeroes | Gamewise Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (XOne)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action Pro N/A 3 44 New Super Luigi U | Gamewise New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform Pro N/A 39 45 The Last of Us | Gamewise The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure Pro N/A 43 46 Gran Turismo 6 | Gamewise Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Racing Pro N/A 18 47 Need for Speed Rivals | Gamewise Need for Speed Rivals (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing Pro N/A 20 48  Skyrim | Gamewise The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing Pro N/A 126 49 Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney | Gamewise Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney (3DS)
Level 5, Adventure Pro N/A 71 50 New Super Mario Bros. 2 | Gamewise New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform Pro N/A 89 51  Project Diva F 2nd | Gamewise Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd (PSV)
Sega, Misc Pro N/A 2 52 NBA 2K14 | Gamewise NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports Pro N/A 27 53 Battlefield 4 | Gamewise Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter Pro N/A 23 54 Pokemon Black / White Version 2 | Gamewise Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing Pro N/A 94 55 Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster | Gamewise Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing Pro N/A 15 56 NBA 2K14 | Gamewise NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports Pro N/A 27 57 Dark Souls II | Gamewise Dark Souls II (X360)
Namco Bandai Games, Action Pro N/A 4 58  Skyrim | Gamewise The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing Pro N/A 126 59 Need for Speed Rivals | Gamewise Need for Speed Rivals (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Racing Pro N/A 21 60 Just Dance 2014 | Gamewise Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc Pro N/A 27 61  Black Flag | Gamewise Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action Pro N/A 23 62 NBA 2K14 | Gamewise NBA 2K14 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports Pro N/A 21 63 Nintendo Land | Gamewise Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action Pro N/A 72 64 J-Stars Victory Vs. | Gamewise J-Stars Victory Vs. (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action Pro N/A 3 65 Titanfall | Gamewise Titanfall (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter Pro N/A 4 66 Super Mario 3D Land | Gamewise Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform Pro N/A 127 67 Kinect Adventures! | Gamewise Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc Pro N/A 179 68 FIFA Soccer 14 | Gamewise FIFA Soccer 14 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports Pro N/A 20 69 Battlefield 4 | Gamewise Battlefield 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter Pro N/A 23 70 The LEGO Movie Videogame | Gamewise The LEGO Movie Videogame (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action Pro N/A 9 71 Battlefield 4 | Gamewise Battlefield 4 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter Pro N/A 20 72  Dark Moon | Gamewise Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure Pro N/A 55 73  Arkham Origins | Gamewise Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action Pro N/A 24 74 J-Stars Victory Vs. | Gamewise J-Stars Victory Vs. (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action Pro N/A 3 75 The Sims 3 | Gamewise The Sims 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation Pro N/A 253

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A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com.

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Everything Wrong With The Matrix? This Could Take A While.

Kotaku - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:32

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Square Enix: "DRM will be Essential for the Foreseeable Future" - News

gamrFeed - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:31

Square Enix have stated that DRM will continue to be used for a long time to come. TorrentFreak posed some questions to Adam Sullivan, Square Enix America’s Senior Manager of Business and Legal Affairs.

Some were pretty blunt, but that certainly makes for a more interesting interview. When asked simply, "Does DRM work?" Sullivan replied:

"We have a well-known reputation for being very protective of our IPs, which does deter many would-be pirates. However, effectiveness is notoriously difficult to measure — in short, we rely on the data available to us through our sales team and various vendors, along with consumer feedback.” 


Sullivan is, however, aware that DRM should never affect players, saying that the key is that 'DRM can’t interfere with the customer’s ability to play the game'. But, as many people are aware, can't and doesn't are two different things.

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Square Enix: "DRM will be Essential for the Foreseeable Future" - News

The Original Mute Version of Elizabeth From Bioshock Infinite

Kotaku - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:30

The Original Mute Version of Elizabeth From Bioshock Infinite

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Kotaku - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:30

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BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode Two (PC) - Review

gamrFeed - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:23

Originally, Burial at Sea was simply going to be a DLC pack for an excellent 2013 title that had a significant chance of seeing a proper successor, but with Ken Levine’s announcement a few weeks ago that Irrational Games was being disbanded, it might well now be the very last piece of BioShock-related gaming media ever made. That’s a heavy burden, and I sincerely hope that we see more from the BioShock series in future, but this second episode of Burial at Sea does an admirable job of tying things up, and is a blast to play in the process.

Without spoiling too much, you now play as Elizabeth: the heroine of BioShock Infinite, who inexplicably shows up in Rapture at the beginning of Burial at Sea: Episode One and enlists the services of Booker DeWitt, private detective, to find a missing girl named Sally. Sally is finally found in a quarantined shopping centre, but is captured by Atlas, a working-class hero of the resistance to Andrew Ryan, the founder of Rapture. Elizabeth is thus blackmailed into doing Atlas’ bidding.

Burial at Sea 2  1

Those who were looking forward to using some of Elizabeth’s neat reality-manipulating abilities will be left disappointed: those are not available here. There’s a perfectly valid narrative reason for it, but all the same, I was hoping it would distinguish the gameplay of Burial at Sea: Episode 2 from that of Infinite.

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode Two (PC) - Review

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gamrFeed - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:18

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MechRunner  1

MechRunner casts gamers as a mech that can switch between robot and tank modes, enabling them to blast their way through urban landscapes while defeating waves of enemies and rescuing civilians.

Though MechRunner is reportedly already "feature complete," Spark Plug is running a Kickstarter campaign to help polish things up before its release. Backers will get early game access, bonus in-game content, a soundtrack, and t-shirts.

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - MechRunner Coming to PS4, PC and Vita - News

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