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Chart-Track slaps Pachter over MW2 sales doubts

Chart-Track’s defended its 1.23 million day one UK sales figure for Modern Warfare 2 in the UK, following Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter casting doubt on the number last night. “UK retailers have been at the forefront of electronic data capture for decades, which in turn allows us to capture daily sales from 99 per cent […]

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  • Analyst: Modern Warfare 2 sold 7 million copies on day one

    The dust has hardly even settled on Modern Warfare 2′s launch, but some people have already begun counting their chickens. Broadpoint AmTech analyst Ben Schachter is one such person, but he’s an analyst, so it’s kind of his job to do this sort of thing. Speaking with IndustryGamers, Schachter set the current tally at seven […]

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  • Analyst: Xbox 360 Slim "is a question of when, not if"

    Analyst David Cole of DFC Intelligence has told Industry Gamers that it won’t be long before Microsoft released a slimmer version of Xbox 360. “I think it is a question of when not if,” he told the site. “However, the when part is a big uncertainty … rumors have been going on for a long […]

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  • Analyst expects Wii price cut, July NPD numbers lowest since launch

    Broadpoint AmTech analyst Ben Schachter has weighed in on yesterday’s NPD results for July, and has pointed out that Wii hardware sales are the lowest ever since its launch in November 2006. To counter this, Schachter says Wii needs a price cut, and it is expected soon. “Although Wii Sports Resort sold well, it appears […]

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