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Global PS3 sales rise to 33.5 million, gap narrows on 360

Thursday, 4 February 2010 08:36 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Sony’s 6.5 million PS3 unit sales in the Christmas quarter have taken the machine to a global total of 33.5 million consoles sold, now merely 5.5 million units behind Microsoft’s last announced global 360 figure of 39 million.

Sony maintained its target for 13 million machines sold in the current fiscal year today, with the total for the nine months ending December 31 standing at 10.8 million units.

Assuming Sony hits its goal, it will have achieved a third straight annual unit sale increase. It moved 3.5 million PS3s in FY06, rising to 9.1 in FY07 and then to 10.1 in FY08.

Sony said this morning that it sold 6.5 million PS3s in the three months ending December 31, a rise of almost 45 percent over the previous year.

The gap between PS3 and 360 on a global level is now closing. Microsoft said at CES last month that 39 million 360s have been sold globally.

The figure was an update on passing the 30 million milestone announced at the end of May 2009.

SCEA’s Peter Dille said only yesterday that the company is “very confident” its console will pass Microsoft’s this generation.

Recent figures support Dille’s chest-puffing. Year-end NPD numbers showed US 360 growth basically flattened in 2009, while PS3 moved forward over 20 percent on the back of a hardware revision and price cut.

Microsoft said in July last year it had sold 11.2 million consoles in its FY09 – ending June 30 – compared to 8.7 million in the previous 12 months.

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37 Comments

  1. Newbie101

    Wow, that’s pretty close. So it really is only a matter of time I guess….

    #1 5 years ago
  2. alimokrane

    I have actually a question about this:

    Do MS, Nintendo, Sony release shipped numbers ? Sold to Retailers numbers or Sold to Customers numbers ? Making the difference between these THREE is kye here!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Patrick Garratt

    The Sony figures are “Worldwide Hardware Unit Sales”. The 360 figure is just “sold worldwide”, although I don’t know what Ballmer’s specific wording was at CES. I suspect would have been just “sold”, though.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Mike

    Imo, hardware sales only really matter in terms of games. i.e. if a console is selling badly, then less games are going to be optimised for it.

    However, considering “most” of the games that people in the West like are made in the West for a Western audience, the only figures that really matter are European and US. So, what I’m saying is, is take Japan out of the equation for both consoles and what are you left with? If it’s just as close, then that’s a real sign of how well Sony is doing, imo.

    PlayStation was always going to outsell 360 hand over fist in the East. A total no-brainer.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. lochnesssnowman

    @alimokrane

    All three manufacturers report ‘sold to retail’ numbers in their financial reports now. It’s worth waiting on Microsoft’s Q2 financials to make a direct comparison. Sony switched over from factory totals a couple of years back.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Patrick Garratt

    @5 – Ta.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. PolyGoneWithTheWind

    If you put any product into retail (including games consoles) – you are always very well aware of sell-in but sell-through (from retailer to customer) is always pretty cloudy. Retailers sometimes will deliberately deflate or inflate their sell-through figures to obtain better price-breaks from manufacturers/suppliers. There is no cast iron way for any manufactururer to know with 100% certainty what they have actually sold through and what has been sold to a retailer and is currently sitting in their warehouse for category management purposes.

    Unlike the PS3 who use the “slim” refresh as a way of “clearing channel”, the Xbox can remain pretty static and who knows for sure if they are in people’s homes’s, broken in a dustbin or in a retailers warehouse.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. PolyGoneWithTheWind

    What I’m saying is that these figures are always slightly vague because they have absolutely no way for sure of counting sell-through sales. Sorry for blathering on!

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Psychotext

    It’s a fair point Poly, but it tends to even out over time.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Bulk Slash

    As long as 360 sales don’t suddenly drop, I can’t see Sony catching up for at least 3 more years based on current rates, and by that time I would imaging we’ll all be too busy listening to arguments over Xbox720 sales vs PS4.

    I think if Microsoft are smart they will reconsider not releasing a slim 360, as hardware refreshes always reignite interest in the platform and generate more publicity than simple price cuts. Maybe the rumours of an updated 360 with Natal built in will prove to be true?

    #10 5 years ago
  11. PolyGoneWithTheWind

    exactly psychotext – there is no point in obsessing over it as it makes naff all difference in the long run.

    MS will probably hold back on all hardware refrehses this generation – if they are smart (which they no doubt are) – they will make announcements as PS3 hits early-decay stage to tease out 720 news/future of consoles etc… Try to spoil PS3′s open-market opportunity in early 2011.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Psychotext

    “Maybe the rumours of an updated 360 with Natal built in will prove to be true?”

    There’s only one way there’s going to be a 360 with Natal built in… and that’s if it’s bundled. Unless you think it’s a good idea to have to put your console in a place where the hardmounted camera can see the room? :D

    #12 5 years ago
  13. sg1974

    I dont believe that the Slim refresh made a difference to people willingness to buy a PS3. It was the price cut that got more people buying a PS3. and MS have had some of those too.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. JonFE

    Assuming these figures are accurate and that the x360 had a reportedly head-start of 6 million units when the PS3 launched, it has taken Sony 3 years to narrow the gap by merely 500.000 units; well, excuse me, but that’s not something to write home about…

    #14 5 years ago
  15. sg1974

    But Sony launched a super-expensive console up against a console already in 6+ million homes and in popular conciouscness. They then spent two years barely trying to advertise it. 360 launched against an ancient PS2 and had a free HD ride for 12-18 months. I’d say Sony have done well. and, seeing what has happened as the PS3 gets closer to 360 in price I think that also shows that those who talk of 360 being way ahead and never to be caught need to stop writing home so much too.

    And remember, its only US which is keeping 360 ahead. in PAL (18 head start I think for MS) their neck and neck and in Japan, well….you know.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. JonFE

    Even if the PS3 manages to outsell the x360 by 1 million units *per year* from now on, it will take it 5 more years to catch up.

    Do you honestly see yourself caring about either of these consoles in 5 years time?

    #16 5 years ago
  17. PolyGoneWithTheWind

    PS3 will overtake Xbox 360 a lot sooner than 5 years time, I am going to be brave and say by Xmas 2010 unless Natal proves to be the hit with 28-40 yr old mass audience that they hope it to be.

    But, MS will be happy as they will still be the most profitable, not down to Live revenues, but because they will have a lower install base but have a greater tie-ratio. More games will be sold as volume on Xbox 360 than PS3. All those 5%’s are relatively “pure” profit.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Psychotext

    There’s no way it could outsell it by xmas 2010. The 360 would need to pretty much stop selling.

    (You know, I’ve heard the same thing said in 2008 and 2009 so it’s only right that people would say the same this year!)

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Newbie101

    At present, the PS3 is outselling the 360 by 50%, worldwide, every month. And that’s without GT5!

    #19 5 years ago
  20. The Hindle

    By all counts Sony should not be in this generation still what with how they messed it up at the start. Its impressive they are starting to catch. It will be good when GOw 3 comes out as its bound to sell a few consoles.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Psychotext

    Frankly, anyone that counted out the PS3 on its early performance was an idiot. It was always going to outsell the 360 over the long haul, not least because you don’t go from 150m consoles sold to next to nothing, no matter how much you screw up. Especially when you’re willing to lose $4.5bn to ensure your machine keeps selling.

    Sony’s only real problem now is that they moved the date of the slim up by too much. It should have come later in the cycle to sure up long term sales, but it’s not like they had a great deal of choice. They badly needed the relaunch.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Len

    Really Newbie101…?

    I thought it was 60%, at least that’s what it says on this bit of paper I found on the floor just now!?!?!!?

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Gheritt White

    What caused the massive leap in Sony sales? A price cut, stellar Xmas line-up and – above all – a re-designed, slimline hardware SKU that was the focus of a marketing re-launch campaign.

    What do you think MS are planning *right now*? Reduced price point? Check. Stellar Q4 line-up? Check. Expect the X360 slim announced at E3 ’10, biatches.

    That said, I’m pretty sure that the PS3 will have overtaken the X360 by end of FY ’11 simply due to the fact it carries a BluRay player and has Gran Turismo 5.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Gekidami

    I’d say that the price drop (from being considered “over priced” to “worth what you’re getting”) drove sales alot more then the actual release of the Slim. I’d doubt MS releasing such a thing would do much for them because the 360 is already seen as being affordable.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. The Hindle

    Another point i find impressive is they have managed this without thier biggest franchises i.e GT and GOW. They have just been continually releasing new ips Resistance, Uncharted, LBP etc. All credit to them i suppose.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Quiiick

    @ Psychotext

    “Sony’s only real problem now is that they moved the date of the slim up by too much. It should have come later in the cycle to sure up long term sales, but it’s not like they had a great deal of choice.”

    My guess is that Sony will do a second relaunch of the PS3 in 2-3 years. An even slimmer/smaller version of the current model, maybe with an external power-supply. And they will sell it at $149!

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Psychotext

    No doubt at all, Sony are all about the constant revisions. However, the only real chance they’ll get for another “re-launch” will be with their motion controller (which looks unlikely because they’re not really making a big thing about the support they’re putting behind it).

    @TH: GoW might be one of Sony’s biggest franchises, but it’s not even in the top 25 selling PS2 games.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. The Hindle

    The Ps2s userbase was that big when the first GOW came out it resulted in the game being ignored by the mainstream, still sold 3.5m though. With GOW 3 the userbase isnt that big so it at least should sell some consoles

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Psychotext

    Where did you find that 3.5m number?

    #29 5 years ago
  30. ShakaCarnage

    WHat you all have to remember with hardware predictions, is that you’re basing all your guesses on current growth/decline figures.

    MS will do a price cut this year, that Sony won’t be able to match unless they make a loss on each console. Also, People are basing Sony’s catch-up rate on flat 360 sales for the new few years.

    If you believe MS will remain flat and not react, you’re sorely mistaken.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. The Hindle

    Was in a gametrailers video about GOW 3 i watched a while go, a pop up of information reveleaed it had sold 3.5m copies. Gow 2 has sold 2.5m

    #31 5 years ago
  32. NoxNoctisUmbra

    Now all the people with Only Xbox 360 that complain PS3 sucks because it has no game, they can open their eyes now, and buy one soon. And enjoy both consoles.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. PolyGoneWithTheWind

    Let’s be honest… unless you’re a shareholder… who really cares an iota? When I was a young ‘un I remember having the same arguments about Commodore and Spectrum…

    God I miss the wonderful screeching sound of a tape loading – if ANY new game had that noise on an install or disc swap, I’d buy it… regardless of how good the game was.

    Can’t we all just buy a MegaDrive again and learn to live and let live again?

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Gekidami

    I’d rather buy a SNES again…

    #34 5 years ago
  35. PolyGoneWithTheWind

    @34 big laugh out loud…

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Bulk Slash

    I’ve still got my SNES hooked up… with one of these.

    Is Gran Turismo really that big a franchise? I seem to recall reading that Europe is the only region where realistic racing sims sell in decent numbers, which was why Forza 3 released here first.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. RGW1982

    It Just A Matter Of Time Before All These 360 Fan Boys Sell Out & Buy A PS3.. Just Like The Other 360 Fan Boys Who Bought It At The Price Drop.

    A PS3 Will Soon Be In All Your Homes.

    #37 5 years ago

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    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]