PS5 hardware sales top 2 million in the UK
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PS5 hardware sales top 2 million in the UK

Sony’s next-gen PS5 console is on-pace with PS3 but lagging PS4. The PlayStation 5 just topped 2 million consoles sold in the United Kingdom. It reached this milestone in 98 weeks, which is the same amount of time that it took PS3 to reach 2 million units sold. “Given the stock problems surrounding PS5 it…

Former Eidos Montreal exec describes Square Enix takeover as ‘train wreck in slow motion’
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Former Eidos Montreal exec describes Square Enix takeover as ‘train wreck in slow motion’

According to an insider, the relationship between Eidos and Square Enix was rocky from the start. Earlier this year, the industry was stunned to learn that Embracer Group bought AAA studios as well as the Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, and Thief IPs from Square Enix. Less shocking than the sale itself was the bargain basement…

Activision Blizzard lawsuit dismissed, investors allowed to refile
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Activision Blizzard lawsuit dismissed, investors allowed to refile

A federal judge has dismissed an investor lawsuit against Activision Blizzard but will allow the plaintiffs to revise their complaint and refile within 30 days. According to Gamesindustry.biz: The investor lawsuit described Activision Blizzard as a “breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women.” US District Judge Anderson said that while the case argued that…

PS5 just had the biggest PlayStation console launch ever, Sony confirms
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PS5 just had the biggest PlayStation console launch ever, Sony confirms

Even as fans struggle to get their hands on one, Sony is calling the PS5 the “biggest console launch” in the company’s history. “We want to thank gamers everywhere for making the PS5 launch our biggest console launch ever,” Sony said in a tweet. “Demand for PS5 is unprecedented, so we wanted to confirm that…

Capcom says four out of five game sales are now digital
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Capcom says four out of five game sales are now digital

Capcom is now heavily reliant on digitally-distributed games, the publisher said during a meeting with shareholders. They hope to expand digital sales even more. The company’s digitally-distributed games accounted for just 53 percent of sales last year. This year, however, the number has ballooned to around 80 percent – and it is still on an…