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Just Dance 2, FIFA 2012, and Monster Hunter take out territorial software charts

In the first nine months of 2011, each of the three traditional games industry markets returned very different sales results.

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GfK headlines

  • UK software market to be worth £1.9 billion in 2008

    According to this MCV report, the British games software market is to be worth approximately £1.9 billion this year. The site claims game sales this year are already ahead of those achieved in 2007 of £1.7 billion. So far the market value has averaged out to £35m a week in 2008. The calculations are based […]

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  • PS3 sells 1 million in France

    According to this Gamekyo report, GFK’s confirmed that PS3′s hit 1 million sales in France. There’s little detail there, but apparently “5 million of games and peripherals” have also been sold since the machine launched in the France in 2007.

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  • Chart-Track on GfK sale: It's business as usual, and don't expect sales figures in UK

    Following last night’s revelation that GfK has bought a controlling stake in UK sales monitor Chart-Track, VG247 has been told by the British company that no changes are planned to the way UK games charts operate, and that the focus of the new firm post-sale will be on building European tracking services. “Not in the […]

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  • GfK buys UK charts authority, Chart-Track

    GfK has bought Chart-Track. The charts firm has added a 46 percent stake to an existing nine percent, taking control of the UK outfit. The effectively means Chart-Track is now no longer the UK authority for British games charts. “We are delighted to be joining the GfK Group,” said MD of the newly-formed GfK ChartTrack […]

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