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Analyst: Black Ops outpacing Modern Warfare 2 in pre-orders

Pacific Crest analyst Evan Wilson has said Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops is accumulating pre-orders faster than Modern Warfare 2.

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Evan Wilson headlines

  • Analysts predict Modern Warfare 2 made up 23-25% of November sales

    Michael Pachter and Pacific Crest analyst Evan Wilson both offered their predictive take on tomorrow’s NPD numbers, by citing how much of a percentage Modern Warfare 2 contributed to November’s total game sales. Pachter said that the title made up 23 percent of total game sales, but Wilson said that it contributed 25 percent. “Modern […]

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  • Analyst: DJ Hero sold 175,000 units in the US last month

    Pacific Crest Securities analyst Evan Wilson has estimated that DJ Hero moved around 175,000 units in the US last month. The title released with just five days to run in the latest NPD period, which counts from October 4 to October 31. Wilson estimated overall sales would be down 20 percent compared to last year’s […]

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  • Analyst expects a 20% drop in game sales for June

    Pacific Crest Securities analyst Evan Wilson expects says that he recession may be hitting games harder than financial gurus and chart trackers previously thought. In his NPD preview note to investors, Wilson estimates software sales for June have dropped 20 percent year-over-year to $700 million. “Our most recent checks have indicated that the relative health […]

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  • New Microsoft console in 2010, says analyst

    Pacific Crest Securities analyst Evan Wilson has pointed to 2010 being a major year in the games trade’s cycle, with his company expecting a new console from Microsoft and the end of PSP and DS. “We believe that peak industry sales will occur in 2010, given that Microsoft will likely introduce its next console that […]

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